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Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (CUNY ASAP) | The City University of New York (CUNY)

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CUNY ASAP helps students earn an associate degree within three years by providing financial, academic, and personal support. Students benefit from:

  • Free unlimited MetroCards
  • Textbook vouchers to reduce (or eliminate) the cost of textbooks
  • Full-tuition assistance (for students on financial aid)
  • A dedicated ASAP advisor
  • Special registration options and consolidated schedules
  • Career development and academic support

Am I Eligible?

You may be eligible for ASAP if you answer yes to all of the following questions:

  • Have you applied and been accepted to a CUNY college that offers ASAP?
  • Are you a New York City resident or eligible for in-state tuition?
  • Do you agree to enter into a full-time associate degree program (minimum of 12 credits per semester) in an ASAP-approved major?
  • Are you fully skills-proficient in reading, writing, and math, or have no more than two remedial course needs in these subjects, based on CUNY Assessment Test scores?
  • If you’re a continuing or transfer student, do you have no more than 15 college credits and a minimum GPA of 2.0?

I'm Ready To Apply

To join ASAP, follow these easy steps:

How Can I Get Help?

  • Visit the CUNY ASAP website to learn more about the program.
  • Drop by the CUNY Welcome Center for help with your CUNY application and to learn more about other CUNY programs.
    217 E. 42nd St.
    New York, NY 1001

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