What are the benefits of being in the Macaulay Honors College?
Students in the Honors College at City College receive:
- Full-tuition scholarships for New York State residents*
- A free state-of-the-art Macintosh laptop computer.
- Ability to apply for a grant from an exclusive Macaulay fund to pursue global study and other experiential learning experiences.
How hard is it to get into Hunter College?
The acceptance rate at Hunter College is 36.4%. For every 100 applicants, 36 are admitted. This means the school is very selective. If you meet Hunter College’s requirements for GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and other components of the application, you have a great shot at getting in.
Can you transfer into Macaulay Honors?
We accept applications from first-time college students (incoming Freshmen). We do not accept transfer students, or anyone who has attended classes at a post-secondary institution after high school, whether or not any credit was granted.
Is CUNY free for NYC residents?
We’ve made college tuition-free for middle class New Yorkers. Under this groundbreaking program, more than 940,000 middle-class families and individuals making up to $125,000 per year will qualify to attend college tuition-free at all CUNY and SUNY two- and four-year colleges in New York State.
How long should CUNY essays be?
You need to complete two essays that are part of the online application. Both essays have a 500 word preferred limit (each). Be sure to proofread carefully and save a hard copy for your records.
How much is a year of college tuition?
How much is tuition?
|Type of College||Average Published Yearly Tuition and Fees|
|Public Two-Year College (in-district students)||$3,440|
|Public Four-Year College (in-state students)||$9,410|
|Public Four-Year College (out-of-state students)||$23,890|
|Private Four-Year College||$32,410|
Do you need a college essay for CUNY?
Two essay responses are required. Visit www.cuny.edu/preparefor application essay questions.
How do I apply for Macaulay Honors?
Prospective Macaulay students apply online as a Future Student* using the CUNY application. You’ll be directed to create a CUNY Application account first and then to a special section for Macaulay applicants. *Students enter the program as freshmen; mid-term and transfer applications are not accepted.