• Apply for Spring 2021

    Ready to apply for the Spring 2021 semester?



    Follow these 3 simple steps to get started.



  • 1. Apply online and select your program of choice at LaGuardia.


    • Need help with the application? Contact us using the form below, and we will reach out to provide you with one-on-one assistance. Hablamos Español.)
    • Watch this helpful video to find out how to start your application.

  • 2. Send your documents to LaGuardia.


    See what documents to submit below or check your email after you apply.

      How to submit your documents
      • Send by Mail: You may send your documents through the mail, but please keep in mind that it may take several days and sometimes weeks for documents to be received by LaGuardia. You can either mail them yourself or request your school to mail them on your behalf to CUNY or directly to LaGuardia. . If your documents are from outside the U.S., you must have them sent directly to CUNY.

        LaGuardia
        Office of Admissions
        LaGuardia Community College
        31-10 Thomson Ave, Room C-102
        Long Island City, NY 11101

        CUNY – Freshman Admission
        CUNY/UAPC
        P.O. Box 350136
        Brooklyn, NY 11235

        CUNY – Transfer Admission
        CUNY/UAPC
        P.O. Box 350145
        Brooklyn, NY 11235

      *Please keep in mind that it may take several days and sometimes weeks for documents to be received by LaGuardia.



  • 3. Check your email regularly.


    Watch for further information from LaGuardia, and log into CUNYfirst to check the status of your application. ( Learn how.)






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  • What Documents to Submit




  • Students with no college or university background who attended high school in the U.S.
    1. High school diploma and an official high school transcript or original GED/TASC diploma and scores.
    2. $65.00 application fee payable online by credit or debit card (preferable) or by eCheck.

    In some cases, more documentation may be required. Admissions will inform you if this applies to you.


    Students who attended a college/university or other programs within the U.S.
    1. Official transcript(s) from ALL previously attended colleges/universities. If you recently attended a CUNY school, we can download that transcript on your behalf.
    2. 70.00 application fee payable by credit or debit card (preferable) or by eCheck.
    3. High school transcript if you have not completed at least three credits of college-level math and English with a grade of C or better.

    In some cases, more documentation may be required. Admissions will inform you if this applies to you.



  • Students who attended high school outside the U.S.
    1. Official high school transcripts or copies of high school transcripts
    2. $65 application fee payable by credit or debit card (preferable) or by eCheck.
    3. Green card (if you are a permanent resident) or work authorization card (if applicable)
      • A scanned copy will be accepted.
    4. English translations of all documents
      • Official translations or scanned copies will be accepted.
    5. TOEFL/IELTS/Pearson for English proficiency (if applicable)

    In some cases, more documentation may be required. Admissions will inform you if this applies to you.


    Students who attended a college/university outside the U.S.
    1. Official high school transcripts or copies of high school transcripts
    2. Official college/university transcripts
      • Scanned copies of official transcripts will be considered on a case-by-case basis. In this case, you must provide a statement that clearly indicates the reason for being unable to obtain the official credentials. Also, when the institution is able to do so, you must request official post-secondary records to be sent to LaGuardia.
    3. $70 application fee payable by credit or debit card (preferable) or by eCheck.
    4. Green card (if you are a permanent resident) or work authorization card (if applicable)
      • A scanned copy will be accepted.
    5. English translations of all documents
      • Official translations or scanned copies will be accepted.
    6. TOEFL/IELTS/Pearson for English proficiency (if applicable)

    In some cases, more documentation may be required. Admissions will inform you if this applies to you.





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    LaGuardia ranked 5th among colleges in economic mobility — moving low-income people to the middle class and beyond — in a recent study by the Chronicle of Higher Education.


  • According to the U.S. Department of Education, LaGuardia students are

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    more likely to transfer to a four-year college than community college students nationally.


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    of our graduates report that their education prepared them for jobs they took upon graduation.