Admissions - College Discovery

To Apply:

You must complete the Special Programs (SEEK and College Discovery) section of the online CUNY Freshman Admission Application at You must also complete the free application for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at You should list all of the CUNY colleges you are considering on the FAFSA form. Be aware that not all eligible students are accepted to College Discovery; therefore, you should submit your applications early to increase your chances of being accepted.

After you are Accepted:

Admission to Queensborough College Discovery is conditional until you have done the following:

  • Taken the University basic skills assessment tests in reading, writing, and mathematics unless you are exempted based on your SAT and/or Regents scores.
  • Attended a mandatory free summer pre-freshman program if you do not meet the University requirements in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.
  • Provided all required documents to the College Discovery Office (L-440) that prove your economic eligibility for the Queensborough College Discovery Program.

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 Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.