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How To Apply

Take the First Step.


The path to a college degree starts with these simple steps.

Deadline to apply:
August 12 - Students who studied outside the USA

August 16 - Freshman and Transfer Students who studied within the USA

STEP 1: Apply online and choose Kingsborough Community College as your first choice. 
We are currently accepting applications for fall 2021. Apply as a freshman if you have never taken any college or university classes or have been a College Now student; apply as a transfer student if you have.

This video walks you through the CUNY application process:

Keep a copy of your Account Summary once you’re done: It contains your new 8-digit CUNYfirst ID number, also known as your EMPLID.

STEP 2: Pay your application fee.
CUNY accepts all major credit cards and electronic checks online or a money order via mail.

STEP 3: Find out what documents you’ll need to send and how to send them.

STEP 4: Check your email daily for your admission decision and further instructions.


QUESTIONS? Contact us at 718-368-6700 or

Two ways to reach us

While we can’t currently serve you in person, we’re still here for you during the pandemic. You can reach us the two following ways:

1. Zoom live with staff at the Virtual One-Stop Admissions Office

Visit the Virtual One-Stop Admissions Office for help with your application. Same day appointments and "virtual walk-ins” welcome.

Monday | 10am – 4pm

Tuesday | 10am – 6:30pm

Wednesday | 10am – 6:30pm

Thursday | 10am – 4pm

Friday | 10am – 4pm


Click this link to reserve your spot.


2. Call 718-368-6700 oremail during our remote hours.

Monday–Friday from 9am–5pm.


NOTE: The College and our remote office will be closed on the following days:

Friday, July 30
Friday, August 6
Friday, August 13

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