Welcome to City Tech!

  • City Tech (New York City College of Technology), of The City University of New York (CUNY), is the largest four-year public college of technology in the Northeast and a national model for technological education. City Tech has an enrollment of more than 17,000 students in 29 baccalaureate and 27 associate degree programs.
  • City Tech is located at Metrotech Center in downtown Brooklyn's "Tech Triangle," home to hundreds of innovation firms.
  • City Tech students were awarded $74 million in grants-in-aid and 85% of new students received financial aid.
  • City Tech tuition and fees cost less than half of the national average for public colleges and universities.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Admissions is to recruit, admit, and serve an eligible and diverse urban population. Through multiple admission and recruitment strategies, the Office of Admissions works to ensure that eligible students have access to a high quality technological and professional education. City Tech prides itself on making a difference in our student's lives.

Admissions Office

Director's Message

Room: NG 17


Phone: 718-260-5500

Office Hours: Until August 12, 2019
Monday, Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday Closed

How to Apply

Freshman Applicant

File a freshman application if you are: a high school senior, a student who has earned an equivalency diploma or passed the General Educational Development examination (original scores, not a copy, must be submitted). More Info 

Transfer Applicant

Admission to City Tech as a transfer student is based upon the student's high school and college academic record. Students without an associate degree will be considered for transfer admission based on the number of credits completed, the cumulative GPA, and competency in English and Mathematics. More Info 


The Office of Veterans Support Services is to provide needed assistance for veterans transitioning from military to the campus and civilian life. More Info 


If you wish to enroll in one or more courses for enrichment purposes only, it may be possible for you to apply as a non-degree student. More Info 

Direct Admission

Students seeking admission into City Tech can start the on-the-spot admission process after April 11th for the summer and fall semesters and after November 7th for the winter and spring semesters.

Please read the materials at our Direct Admissions page and then bring all necessary documents to the Office of Admissions during normal business hours. For additional information please call 718-260-5250. More Info 

Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)

ASAP is designed to help motivated students earn their Associate degree as quickly as possible, with a goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years or less. ASAP at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) emphasizes enriched academic, financial and personal supports including comprehensive and personalized advisement, career counseling, tutoring, tuition waivers, MTA MetroCards and additional financial assistance to defray the cost of textbooks. More Info 


If you formerly attended City Tech but have not been in attendance for the entire previous semester or longer, you must apply to the Office of the Registrar at New York City College of Technology for readmission. A $20 application fee is required. Readmission applications should be filed starting November 1 for the spring semester and starting April 16 for the fall and summer semesters. Thereafter, readmission will be on a space available basis. Students who attended another college after leaving City Tech are considered transfer students and need to file a transfer application with The Transfer Student Center. Apply Now 

Senior Citizen

Effective fall 1995, if you are 60 years of age or older and meet the CUNY requirements for demonstrating New York state residency, you may audit courses tuition-free on a space-available basis. As an auditor, you will receive neither grades nor academic credit. Upon registration, you must pay a $65 fee plus applicable student fee at the office of the Bursar. If you wish to receive academic credit, you must pay the appropriate tuition for the courses. In either case, you must apply according to the procedures outlined above. You must provide proof of age, i.e., birth certificate, driver's license or Medicare card to the Office of Admissions prior to registration.


SEEK offers a wide range of counseling and academic support services, including career and academic planning, personal counseling, a state- of-the-art computer lab, tutoring in many subject areas and academic coaching. More Info 

International Applicant

Have you been educated outside the United States? Do you count yourself as a permanent resident, refugee, and/or a student on a temporary visa (i.e. F1 student visas)? You'll need to file the appropriate application (Freshman or Transfer). More Info 

Visit Us

Visiting the campus is a great way to learn about the college and all that we have to offer.

City Tech is located at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, adjacent to the Metro Tech Center academic and commercial complex. The campus is a two-minute walk from bus and subway lines serving the Downtown Brooklyn area.

Campus Tours

Our campus tour and information session will provide you with information about our admissions requirements, academic programs, support services, and facilities. Our campus tours are typically 60- to 90-minutes long and begin with a brief information session. Reservations are required and can be made by clicking on one of the registration links below.

Individual Tours

Group Tours

After You Apply

After you apply, find out what is required to complete your admission review and how to check your application status.

Now that you have completed the Online Admission Application be sure to submit all required supporting documents, and review notification dates and the type of admission decision you should expect to receive.

New Student Checklist

Check your status

Please remember that it is your responsibility to check your application status to ensure that we have received all documents. You should allow 6-8 weeks for the status of your application to be updated.

Please note that all materials and documents (including original documents) submitted as part of an application for admission become the property of CUNY/UAPC and cannot be returned.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

College isn't free. Scholarships and financial aid can help.

Apply for Financial Aid

The 7 Steps will provide you with information on how to apply for federal and New York State financial aid. Learn more


City Tech offers a variety of scholarships to entering freshmen, continuing and transfer students. Many of these scholarships are based on academic merit and/or financial need. Learn more

Explore City Tech

Learn why City Tech is the right choice for you

  • Areas of Study

    City Tech offers 51 degree programs in the technologies of art and design, business, computer systems, engineering, entertainment, health care, hospitality, human services, the law-related professions, career and technology teacher education, and the liberal arts and sciences.

    Learn more

  • Partnerships

    City Tech works with its partners to support the evolution of Brooklyn's Tech Triangle and the economic expansion of Downtown Brooklyn.

    Through City Tech's partners, students have the opportunity to intern at companies that operate in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, as well as at Goldman Sachs, Brookhaven National Laboratories and many other leading corporations.

    Explore Your Future