Welcome! Now that you have explored the many options for adult learners at CUNY, your next step is to prepare to apply for admission.
Prepare to apply to CUNY
To begin, you will need to determine if you will apply as either a freshman or transfer applicant, then review and complete the appropriate Application Worksheet.
Apply as a freshman applicant:
- if you have already completed high school/secondary school and have not previously attended a college, university or any postsecondary institution within or outside the United States. Review our instructions for general freshman applicants »
- if you are currently attending high school/secondary school - or - you are a recent high school graduate/secondary school graduate (within the past year) and have not previously attended a college, university or any postsecondary institution within or outside the United States. Review our instructions for high school seniors »
Apply as a transfer applicant:
- if you are currently attending or have attended a college, university or any postsecondary institution since completing high school/secondary school. This applies whether or not you are seeking transfer credit and/or changing a program of study. Review our instructions for transfer students »
You do not have the option to omit any portion of your academic history. For more information and to view the University policy regarding the submission of fraudulent documents please download the CUNY Policy on Application Documents <pdf>. For information on academic integrity at CUNY, please review the CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity <pdf>.
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