Special Programs

Accelerate, Complete, Engage (ACE)

ACE at CityTech is a comprehensive program designed to help students complete their academic journey to the bachelor's degree on time. Modeled on our Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP), ACE provides a range of financial, academic, and personal support, including intensive academic advisement and career development, as well as tuition, textbook, and transportation assistance. Think of the CityTech ACE team as trusted guides here to help you stay on track and graduate on time. View Website


ASAP is designed to help students earn their Associate degree as quickly as possible, with a goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years or less. View Website


Black Male Initiative (BMI) is a CUNY-wide program to increase enrollment and success of underrepresented students, particularly African-American male students. View Website

Bridging the Gaps(BTG)/ Science, Technology, Entry Program (STEP)

BTG/STEP is a NYSED grant funded program that aims to increase underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students in STE(A)M and licensed profession. We serve 7th to 12th grade and offer standardized test prep workshops such as Common Core Prep (ELA/ reading and writing, Math/ Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry), SAT Prep, and Robotics (STEAM). All workshops are conducted on Saturdays at New York City College of Technology. View Website

College Now

College Now is a comprehensive collaborative program of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City Department of Education (DOE) designed to improve the academic achievement of NYC Public High School students, while preparing them for the demands of college. View Website

CREAR Futuros (Creating Futures)

CREAR Futuros (Creating Futures) is a peer–mentoring program designed to bring increased attention and resources, and improve educational achievement and economic opportunity, for Latin students and others in New York City attending their first year of college in CUNY Schools. View Website


CUNY EDGE (Educate, Develop, Graduate and Empower) formerly known as the COPE program, is funded and operated in partnership between the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the City University of New York (CUNY) to provide matriculated CUNY students with the supports they need to succeed in college, secure sustainable employment, and to become civically engaged members of society. View Website


MathStart is a highly successful zero-cost alternative to traditional remedial math classes that has been found to help nearly 100% of students, even those with two levels of remedial math need, become fully college ready in only eight weeks. View Website


The objective of City Tech's NSF HSI IUSE program is to improve transfer success and accelerate baccalaureate degree completion of associate degree graduates through implementation and evaluation of two strategies. View Website


The SEEK program is designed to help students reach their academic and career goals through counseling, academic support services and extra financial aid. View Website


STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) disciplines have been recognized by foundations and government agencies as a model for others to follow.


National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant provides scholarships to high achieving financially needy students. View Website

Study Abroad

Study abroad programs enable students to explore the traditions and modern realities of the world while viewing their homeland from another perspective. View Website