Eligibility - College Discovery

To be eligible for the College Discovery program at Queensborough Community college, you must meet all the following criteria;

  • be a high school graduate or have a New York State approved General Equivalency Diploma or its equivalent; and
  • have not previously attended a college or university, except in the case of students enrolled in a CUNY SEEK or CD program, the State University of New York’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), or the independent colleges’ Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP); and
  • be a resident of New York City for CD Program admission; and
  • have a college admissions average of less than 80 % and
  • have a family income and other available financial resources fall within guidelines established by New York State; and
  • attend a pre-freshman summer session if you do not satisfy the University criteria on one or more of the University Skills Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, or Mathematics.
  • Click here to print the College Discovery Income Verification Worksheet
Academic Year: 2014-2015
Number of members in Household
(including head of household)
Total Annual Household Income
1 $21,978
2 $29,637
3 $37,296
4 $44,955
5 $52,614
6 $60,273
7 $67,951
For each additional household member in excess of 7, add 7,437

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for the Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.