• More Options, Less Cost, More Value.


    Earn an education that matters. At LaGuardia, our students are blazing new paths in academic research, innovative technology, and the arts; landing family-sustaining jobs, and transferring to top four-year institutions—all with a little extra money in their pockets.

    What makes our students so extraordinary? We open our doors of learning to meet you where you are in life. With 58% of LaGuardia’s faculty members holding PhDs, more than twice the national average, you’ll receive an unparalleled real-world education. Plus, our flexible, enhanced semesters give you the option to earn your associate degree faster.

    Our diverse community of faculty, staff and students will help you strengthen your intellect, nourish your imagination and inspire you to push boundaries to places you didn’t know you could reach.




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    APPLY ON CAMPUS (DIRECT ADMISSIONS)

    Direct Admissions is now open for the Fall 2018 Semester


    Take charge of your future today! LaGuardia Community College will be offering prospective students the opportunity to apply for the Fall 2018 semester directly on campus. Learn More


    Reserve Your Spot


    Upcoming Direct Admit Dates:
    June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 27
    July 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 and 31


    1. High school diploma and official high school transcript (original and one photocopy)
      OR
      Original GED diploma and scores (original and one photocopy)
    2. A $65.00 application fee must be paid online using a debit or credit card or an electronic check (E-check). In order to use an electronic check, you must have both your bank routing number and checking account number. You may also pay with a money order made payable to LaGuardia Community College or by cash on the day of your appointment.


    Please Note:
    • As per CUNY policy, Individualized Education Plan (IEP) diplomas, and online or virtual schools are not recognized as a proof of High School graduation.
    • Applicants presenting credentials in a language other than English must also supply an official English translation.
    • If your transcripts show a different name, proof of name change must be submitted at the time of admission.
    • Any student who has previously attended college, business, trade, technical or vocational school, after high school, must apply as a transfer student.
    • If you are an Alien Registration Card holder or Naturalized Citizen, please bring the original and one photocopy of those documents.
    • Application fees are waived for Veteran students. Veterans must submit a copy of DD214 and Military ID and Military ID or Deployment or Pre-separation orders at the time of admissions to qualify for the application fee waiver.

    1. Post-secondary transcripts: Request that all official transcripts from previously attended colleges be sent directly to LaGuardia’s Admissions Office, C102. A student copy of all colleges transcript must be submitted on the day of your direct admit appointment.
    2. Proof of High School graduation: if you have earned less than 24 college credits, you must submit your original high school diploma and transcript, along with 1 photocopy of each document.
    3. A $70.00 application fee must be paid online using a debit or credit card or an electronic check (E-check). In order to use an electronic check, you must have both your bank routing number and checking account number. Also, you can pay with a money order made payable to LaGuardia Community College or by cash on the day of your appointment.


    Please Note:

    • We are unable to accept applicants who have completed any post-secondary education outside the U.S. International transfer students must apply directly to CUNY’s University Application Processing Center (UAPC) online for the Spring 2019 at www.cuny.edu/apply.
    • Application fees are waived for students who are currently enrolled or registered for classes as a matriculated student at a CUNY college in the Spring 2018.
    • Application fees are waived for Veteran students. Veterans must submit a copy of DD214 and Military ID and Military ID or Deployment or Pre-separation orders at the time of admissions to qualify for the application fee waiver.