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  • Be a New York City resident and/or eligible for in-state tuition (as per the CUNY tuition and fees manual);
  • Be proficient in Mathematics or English (Reading and Writing).  To find out your skills proficiency information, visit your Student Center in CUNYfirst and look under “Milestones" for the subjects in which you have been deemed proficient. 
  • Students who have remediation needs must enroll in skills immersion program during the summer or winter.
  • All ASAP students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at and the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application at each year, and accept any federal and state grant aid awarded (Pell, SEOG, TAP).  (Students not in receipt of financial aid, but otherwise eligible, may join ASAP; however, they are not eligible to receive a tuition gap scholarship.)
  • If a continuing or transfer student, have 15 college credits or fewer and a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Agree to pursue a full-time associate degree program (minimum of 15 credits per semester) in an ASAP-approved major, en-route to a baccalaureate degree.
  • All associate-level programs are ASAP-eligible with the exception of the AAS in Nursing.





Contact Information

Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)

Building 5N, Room 112
Email Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)

Monday - Friday
9AM - 5PM