CUNY Proficiency Requirements
Starting with all Spring 2020 applicants, students who do not meet CUNY’s required scores on SAT, ACT, or New York State Regents exams will be assessed by CUNY’s proficiency index for course placement in English and Math. Students deemed as potential English as a Second Language (ESL) who do not meet CUNY’s English proficiency requirements including those who do not meet CUNY’s English proficiency index benchmark score are assessed via the ESL Diagnostic Assessment (ESLD).
|Math Proficiency Score||Math Proficiency Status|
|60 or higher||Proficient|
|40 - 59||Moderate Developmental Intervention Needed|
|Below 40||Intensive Developmental Intervention Needed|
|English Proficiency Score||English Proficiency Status|
|65 or higher||Proficient|
|Below 65||Developmental Intervention Needed|
To ensure correct course placement, submit your transcripts to Admissions.
Students are required to see an Academic Advisor to discuss developmental intervention options and additional degree program course placement information.
Students should also make sure to complete the after you’re admitted steps to enroll for course registration. For international students please review the after you’re accepted steps to enroll for international students.