• Admissions
  • Direct Admission

    LaGuardia Community College will be open for Direct Admissions for Fall 2015.  If you have not filed an application with the City University of New York (CUNY) for Fall 2015, you may be eligible to apply as a direct admit.

    The Admissions Office will begin accepting Direct Admits in July.

    Make your direct admit appointment here, beginning June 1, 2015.

    Students who have completed all or part of their education outside of the United States must apply for the Spring 2016 semester via the CUNY website, and cannot apply through the Direct Admit process.

    In order to receive your admission decision immediately, it is important that you come prepared, with the required documents listed below:

  •  FRESHMAN STUDENT - No previous college
    1. High school diploma and official high school transcript - Original and 2 photocopies 
      GED diploma and scores - Original and 2 photocopies 

      Please Note: If your transcripts show a different name, proof of name change must be submitted at the time of admission. 

    2. A money order for $65.00 made payable to UAPC. We do not accept credit/debit cards or personal checks.        

      If you are an Alien Registration Card holder or Naturalized Citizen, please bring two photocopies of those documents.

      Please Note: Any student who has previously attended college, business, trade, technical or vocational school, after high school, must apply as a transfer student.

     TRANSFER STUDENT - Attended a college or university anywhere in the United States
    1. Post-secondary transcripts.  – A student copy of all college transcripts must be submitted on the day of your appointment. In addition, request official transcripts from all previously attended colleges be sent in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution directly to LaGuardia’s Admissions Office (see address below).   
    2. Transfer students with fewer than 24 credits earned must also submit an original high school diploma and high school transcript. Please bring 2 photocopies.

    3. A money order for $70 made payable to UAPC. We do not accept credit/debit cards or personal checks.

    If you are an Alien Registration Card holder or Naturalized Citizen, please bring two copies of those documents with you also. 

    Please Note: We are unable to accept applicants who have completed any post-secondary education outside of the U.S. International Transfer students must apply directly to CUNY's University Application Processing Center (UAPC) online at www.cuny.edu/undergraduate.


  • Fall classes start September 8, 2015.

    Have Questions? 

    • Call 718-482-5935
    • Email admissions@lagcc.cuny.edu  
    • Visit the LaGuardia Admissions Office, Room C102
      The C-Building is located at 29-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, N.Y. 11101
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