Before You Begin

If at any point during the application process you have any questions, please call 646-313-8300 or email If you are experiencing technical problems, please contact the CUNY SLU Help Desk at (646) 313-8440 or email


Office of Admissions
25 West 43rd Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: 646-313-8300

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Follow the step by step instructions below or for even more help read CUNY application instructions and watch tutorial videos. If at any time you need assistance, please contact the Office of Admissions at or  646-313-8300

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Step-by-Step Application Instructions

The priority Application deadline for Fall is February 1 and Spring is September 15. Find more information about deadlines.

1. Create a CUNY Application Account Or Log into your CUNYFirst Account
Visit the CUNY Application page to get started. We recommend that you complete the application using a desktop computer and not on a mobile or tablet device.

2. Fill Out the Online Application
You will be presented with several pages of questions to complete. Complete the questions on each page.

3. Pay Your Application Fee
After you have completed each section of the application you will be prompted to pay your application fee.

The application fee is $65 for Freshman applicants and $70 for Transfer applicants. Current CUNY students are exempt from paying the transfer application fee. Veterans of the United States Military Service, currently on Active Duty or members of the National Guard or Reserves may obtain an application fee waiver.

4. Submit Your Application
After you submit your application you will be able to print or download a copy of your Application Summary(Sample Application Summary). You can find your CUNYfirst ID number (an 8 digit number) on your Application Summary. You can also check the status of your application.