What is NYU CCTOP?

The New York University (NYU) Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP) is a scholarship and advisement program designed to help community college students transfer into one of the following four divisions of NYU:

BMCC is one of about a dozen community colleges that partners with NYU through this opportunity.  CCTOP has enrolled over 1,900 students from partner community colleges with a tremendous rate of success.  This program also assists students in preparing for, financing and transitioning into NYU. For detailed financial aid and scholarship information, please visit the CCTOP website.

Eligibility Requirements:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this program:

  • Be a full-time student for at least a year or a part-time student for 30 consecutive credits at BMCC.
  • Be nominated online by a member of the BMCC faculty or administration.  See the online nomination form.
  • Meet the minimum cumulative GPA for the intended school ar NYU:
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for admissions to the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development and the Silver School of Social
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 for the McGhee Division for Undergraduate Studies and the Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
  • Have a minimum of 48 transferrable credits towards your intended degree at NYU.
  • Complete the undergraduate admissions process and be offered admission to one of the participating divisions at NYU.
  • Complete the FAFSA and be eligible for federal financial aid.

More Information:
The Academic Advisement & Transfer Center (AATC) offers workshops and information sessions for BMCC students interested in CCTOP.  For more information about this program, please visit the AATC in room S108 or contact Mr. Bryce Tolbert at btolbert@bmcc.cuny.edu or Ms. Jennifer Cachola at jcachola@bmcc.cuny.edu.

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