Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)

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Thank you for your interest in the ASAP program at Queensborough Community College.

Let us be part of your academic goals here at Queensborough! 

**We are no longer accepting applicants for the Spring 2016 semester.  Please check back for updates regarding the Fall 2016 semester.**

ASAP program benefits are:

  • Comprehensive and personalized advisement
  • Career development services
  • Tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students
  • Texbook assistance ($500 per year)
  • Free Metrocard
  • Priority registration
  • Enhanced Academic Tutoring

Student Stories



“I was not sure what to study when I first entered college and worried so much about many things. But if you’re part of the ASAP community, you’re not alone. Your entire cohort is here with you to get through the most difficult moments…” […] Read more



“Thanks to ASAP’s support I’m still on the path to achieve my goals. I will never regret my delay to a senior college. And now I can finally say that I am a proud QCC student and leader for ASAP 2013.” […] Read more


“[The Summer Institute] appeared to be just another annoying requirement—some random corny group — team building that, for some reason, all institutions feel obligated to require when a large group is entering some type of program. I had no idea that this part of ASAP, the Summer Institute, would not only affect my experience here at Queensborough, but that would change my life.” […]Read more



There’s no debate. ASAP works!

In January 2015, President Obama recognized the value of CUNY’s ASAP program as a critical component of student achievement for both raising graduation rates and successfully transferring students to four-year degree programs. A Whitehouse press release » cited ASAP’s services which include “waiv[ing] tuition, help[ing] students pay for books and transit costs, and provid[ing] academic advising and supportive scheduling programs.”

The New York Times » reinforced President Obama’s message by citing positive student graduation statistics for those enrolled in ASAP program.

CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken tells HuffPost Live » how effective CUNY ASAP has been and why it deserves the national attention it has received.

If you are a Queensborough student looking to ensure greater success for your educational goals, ASAP is here to help you. The results are proven. Stop in, contact us and let’s work together to make your goals a reality!