Admissions & Aid
CUNY is revising its testing policy to test optional effective fall 2023 through spring 2025. First-year applicants can choose whether to submit SAT or ACT exam scores as part of their application. The admission decision will be based primarily on a student’s academic preparation in high school, including overall grade point average, course grades, and the academic rigor of their high school curriculum. Students should carefully consider whether they would like to send their test scores:
We recommend that students discuss this test-optional decision with their school counselor.
Applicants may also contact the Brooklyn College Office of Admissions via e-mail.
A high school certificate is not acceptable.
Note: Admissions criteria are subject to change.
It is recommended that preparation for baccalaureate study include the following high school academic units: