Prospective Students for Community Semester NYC

  • Undergraduate application deadline extended until July 11, 2016
  • Graduate application deadline extended until June 13, 2016

Contact the Community Semester Program Coordinator, Crystal Joseph, at crystal.joseph@cuny.edu or at 212-857-1966 to receive an application. Interested students must also apply to the BA in Urban and Community Studies or the MA in Urban Studies. Applications are submitted electronically and are accepted on a rolling basis.  Early applications are given priority.  Placements are limited and the selection process is competitive. 

Admission Criteria

In order to qualify for admission to Community Semester NYC, undergraduate applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and must have successfully completed a minimum of 24 college credits before the start of the program.  Graduate applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or a GPA of 3.0 or higher in a post-baccalaureate program. 

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the Program Coordinator for a phone interview.

If you have questions about whether the program is a good fit for you, contact the Community Semester Program Coordinator, Crystal Joseph, at crystal.joseph@cuny.edu or at 212-857-1966.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the Program Coordinator for a phone interview.

Tuition, Fees and Expenses

Students accepted to Community Semester NYC receive a stipend of $7,000 toward educational expenses during their semester in the program.  With the exception of currently enrolled CUNY students, all students pay an application fee when submitting their applications ($70 for undergraduates, $125 for graduate students).  Students are responsible for tuition and fees.

Undergraduate

 

Graduate

 

Application Fee

$70

Application Fee

$125

Tuition

$3,165

Tuition

$5,065

Technology Fee

$125

Technology Fee

$125

Consolidated Fee

$15

Consolidated Fee

$15

Total Undergraduate Cost

 

 

$3,375

Total

Graduate

Cost

 

 

$5,330

 

All tuition charges and fees listed herein, or in any registration materials issued by the CUNY School of Professional Studies, are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York without prior notice. In the event of any increase in tuition charges and fees, payments already made to the CUNY School of Professional Studies will be treated as partial payment, and notification will be given of the additional amount due and the time and method of payment. Students are responsible for their tuition and fees, housing, and other living expenses. Students who have concerns about managing their finances may speak with the Community Semester NYC Program Coordinator who can answer questions, give suggestions and help students develop a budget.