• Online Application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Two essay responses
  • Application fee
  • Official high school transcripts
  • SAT/ACT score report
  • Portfolio

Deadline FEB 1  BFA

Office of Undergraduate Admissions 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210
222 West Quad Center P: 718.951.5181 admissions
CONTACT:  BFA ADVISOR – Douglas  Schwab

Location: 5306 Boylan Hall 
MAJORS: Drawing,  Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography,  Digital Art 




Step 1:

To apply to CUNY, you must first set up your CUNY Portal Account.
2. Select “Undergraduate Applicant,” then select “Fill Out an Admission Application”
3. Click the blue button, “Register for Portal Account”
4. Select “Applicant” on the “New User Registration” page  page1image41248page1image41408
5. Portal Login: After you have completed the registration process, you must access the Admission Application by logging into the CUNY Portal with your newly created username and password. 
6. Complete each section of the Admission Application
7.Review and Submit the Application
Before you submit your application, be sure to review each section for accuracy. 
8. Additional Requirements: 
Two letters of recommendation are required for all Macaulay applicants. Have your recommender’s name and email address ready. Essay Two essay responses are required. We recommend that you prepare your essays in a word program, then copy and paste into the Admission Application. Background Information List your current senior year courses, college- level and/or honors coursework, extracurricular activities, employment history, and special talents, interests, and/or awards.
Fee All applicants must pay a non-refundable $65.00 application fee. Send Your Required Supporting Documents to CUNY/UAPC
Transcripts If you are currently attending a NYC DOE high school, do not* send a paper transcript. Instead, you must enter your nine-digit OSIS number in Section 2 of the Admission Application. This will enable us to retrieve your transcript after your application has been submitted and the non-refundable application fee has been received. If you completed a portion of your education outside the NYC DOE but within the U.S., please make certain that your NYC DOE transcript indicates coursework and grades completed at all previously attended high schools. If coursework and grades are not included on your NYC DOE transcript, a paper copy of your original transcript from each previously attended high school is required. If your record includes education completed outside the U.S., a copy of your foreign transcript in its original language is required. If your transcript is in a language other than English, an English translation is also required. Transcripts should be attached to the High School Transcript Request form included in your Application Summary Package and sent to CUNY/UAPC. 
SAT/ACT Score Report
SAT/ACT scores are required if you are applying to a four-year college. To request SAT/ACT scores, use the CUNY institutional code (2950). You do not need to use both the CUNY institutional code and a specific CUNY college code. We will also accept SAT/ACT scores sent by your high school counselor/college advisor. Test scores should be attached to the Document Return Receipt form included in your Application Summary Package attached and sent to CUNY/UAPC.
Portfolio 10-15 current works
CUNY/UAPC, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, T-1, Brooklyn, NY 11235 


Fall: February 1        

Spring: September 15   

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