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This is the very first step toward becoming a BMCC Panther! It’s time to discover your passions, build your skills and prepare for the bright future ahead of you. BMCC offers opportunity to those students who desire it and wish to strive for it.

Undergraduate Degree Application:

Other Application Types:

  • Non-Degree: for students who want to take one or two classes without committing to an entire degree program
  • Readmission: for students who attended BMCC in the past, took one or more semesters off, and want to come back to continue their program
  • Second-Degree: for students who have completed an Associates Degree program at BMCC and want to begin another one

Admissions Requirements

Freshman Applicants Transfer Applicants
  • Graduated high school or earned high school equivalency certificate
  • Graduated high school or earned high school equivalency certificate
  • 2.0 GPA or higher

Find Your Timeline

Use the dates in the table below to guide your application planning.

 If you want to start in Fall*If you want to start in Spring
Priority Application Deadline:February 1September 15
Admissions Decisions Begin:March 1November 1
Last Day to Apply:August 6January 15
Regular Registration Deadline:August 6January 17
"Last Chance" Registration Opens:August 9January 18
First Day of Classes:August 25, 2021January 27, 2021

*All students accepted for Fall term are eligible to enroll for Summer Session courses. Summer term will be listed in your CUNYfirst student portal, but is optional for enrollment. (We encourage year-round attendance!)


Track Your Application

You can check your application status at any time online. Use CUNY’s tracking tool, CUNYfirst, to review details of your application, see if your transcripts were received, and look out for that admissions decision.

CUNYfirst Portal
After you submit your online application, CUNY will email you with instructions for creating or “claiming” a CUNYfirst account. Once you have successfully created an account and logged in, you will be able to view details about your application, registration, and financial aid.

Go to CUNYfirst

Next follow these steps to see your status.