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DIRECT ADMISSIONS FOR FALL 2024: March 4, 2024 - August 16, 2024

If you already know that City Tech is the college for you, use the DIRECT ADMISSION option and apply only to City Tech instead of taking a chance on a different CUNY placement.

You can apply on your own or be assisted with your application on our campus. We are here to help you Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Wednesday until 6:30 p.m., in NG08, at 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY.

Please note, if you are an international student seeking an F1 status, you must apply directly through CUNY Undergraduate Admissions the University Application Processing Center (UAPC) for the Fall 2023 semester. City Tech can only accept Direct Admission applications from students who were educated within the United States. You may need to submit additional documentation to complete your application to CUNY.

Transcripts from non-U.S. countries must be translated into English and evaluated for equivalency with U.S. education. To learn more, see CUNY's Document Translation Guidelines.

You are considered a freshman applicant if you have not previously attended any college, university, and/or proprietary school within or outside the United States since graduating from high school or secondary school.

You also may be considered a freshman applicant if you attended a College Now Program, or if you were in the Military and took courses not affiliated with a college.

All prospective freshmen wishing to apply for direct admission must meet the City Tech Freshmen Admission Requirements.

Freshmen applicants must provide the following to be considered for direct admission:

  • Official high school transcript indicating proof of graduation in sealed, school-issued envelope or high school equivalency test scores and diploma. (See How to Submit Documentation below for details.)
  • SAT or ACT scores (required for entrance to baccalaureate programs).
  • You will be asked to submit a $65.00 application fee, payable by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or check/money order to “CUNY" once access has been granted to the online Direct Admission Application.

NOTE: When applying through the CUNY Application site, choose New York City College of Technology as your first and only choice.

When you are ready to apply, click here for the CUNY Application site and begin under "Future Students."

If you have questions regarding your Freshman application status, you may contact us at admissions@citytech.cuny.edu.

You are considered a transfer applicant if you have attended a post-secondary institution (college, university, or proprietary school) anywhere in the world, even if you did not earn college credits, or if you will not be seeking credits at our institution.

Transfer applicants must provide the following to be considered for direct admission:

  • Official high school transcript indicating proof of graduation in sealed, school-issued envelope or high school equivalency test scores and diploma. (See How To Submit Documentation below for details.)
  • Official transcript from each college, university, and/or proprietary school that you have attended submitted in a sealed, school-issued envelope.
  • Submit a $70.00 application fee, payable by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or check/money order to “CUNY" once access has been granted to the on-line Direct Admission Application.

NOTE: When applying through the CUNY Application site, choose New York City College of Technology as your first and only choice.

When you are ready to apply, click here for the CUNY Application site and begin under "Future Students" or "CUNY Students" as appropriate.

If you have questions regarding your Transfer application status, you may contact us at transferadmissions@citytech.cuny.edu.

Applicants can submit documentation in several ways...

Documents by Upload: If you were educated in the United States, you can submit your official transcripts by uploading to City Tech online - click here to see how.

Documents by Email: All prior academic institution(s) may email your records to admissions@citytech.cuny.edu.

Documents by Postal Mail: All prior academic institution(s) may mail sealed official transcripts to:
NYC College of Technology
Office of Admissions - NG17
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Documents Delivered In-Person: Prior to arriving at City Tech in-person, please see our guidelines to visit our campus by clicking here. You are welcome to submit sealed official transcripts in-person at City Tech's Namm Building at 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, at one of the following office...

  • Freshman: Namm Ground Floor-Room 17.
  • Transfer Students: Namm 1st Floor-Room 104.

In-person Office Hours:

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

After your application is started, CUNY will email you instructions for creating, or "claiming," your account on the CUNYfirst on-line portal.

CUNYfirst - for Fully Integrated Resources and Services Tool - is where you will be able to view details about your application, registration, financial aid, student services, and other real-time help for your academic career. It also gives faculty additional tools to enhance their interaction with students.

If you have questions regarding your Freshman application status, you may also contact us at admissions@citytech.cuny.edu - or for Transfer application status, use transferadmissions@citytech.cuny.edu.

Relevant Forms:

Direct Freshmen Application

Direct Freshmen Application Requirements

Direct Transfer Application

Direct Transfer Application Requirements

MMR & MEN Immunization Record