• More Options, Less Cost, More Value.

    Earn an education that matters. At LaGuardia, our students are blazing new paths in academic research, innovative technology and the arts; landing family-sustaining jobs; and transferring to top four-year institutions—all with a little extra money in their pockets.

    What makes our students so extraordinary? We open our doors of learning to meet you where you are in life. With 58% of LaGuardia’s faculty members holding PhDs, more than twice the national average, you’ll receive an unparalleled real-world education. Plus, our flexible, enhanced semesters give you the option to earn your associate degree faster.

    Our diverse community of faculty, staff and students will help you strengthen your intellect, nourish your imagination and inspire you to push boundaries to places you didn’t know you could reach.

  • 60+
    majors and programs leading to an associate degree
    of our graduates have no student loan debts
    Easy to get to, conveniently located in Queens

  • "LaGuardia is a great learning environment, the opportunities are endless."

    ~ Candace, Liberal Arts Major


  • Apply to LaGuardia

    Fall 2017 Admissions -  Apply online via the CUNY website.

    If you were admitted to LaGuardia less than 1 year ago but decided not to enroll, you can reactivate your previous application. Please complete the Reactivation form and submit it to the Office of Admissions in room C-102.

    If were accepted to another CUNY college, but would like to attend LaGuardia instead, please visit the Office of Admissions in room C-102 to complete required paperwork for the upcoming semester. Please be sure to bring your acceptance letter from the other CUNY college with you.

    If you have not registered for classes at LaGuardia for two or more semesters, please complete the Readmission form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office in room C-107.

    If you were placed on academic probation or suspension when you last attended LaGuardia and would like to be considered for re-entry, please complete the Reinstatement form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office in room C-107. 

    Attend LaGuardia as a non-degree/visiting student to earn credits toward a degree, get ahead in your career, or explore new interests. Credits you earn are transferable to degree programs at LaGuardia or other colleges. To apply, please complete and submit the documents below to the Office of Admissions in room C-102.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled as a degree student at another CUNY college you should NOT file as a non-degree student. Please complete an ePermit form instead.

  • Direct Admission

    The Direct Admit period for the Spring 2017 semester is Closed.

    Apply for Fall 2017

    There's still time for prospective students to apply for the Fall 2017 semester. Apply today via the CUNY website. Need help completing the Fall 2017 application? Attend Admissions/Financial Aid Application workshop or contact the Admissions office for assistance, see office hours below.

    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.

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

    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.

    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). Please bring 2 photo copies.

    Transfer students with fewer than 24 credits earned must also submit an original high school diploma and high school transcript. Please bring 2 photocopies.

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

    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/admissions/undergraduate/.

  • Important Dates & Deadlines

    Spring 2017 Classes start March 5, 2017
    Fall 2017 The Fall 2017 Admissions - Apply via the CUNY website.
    Attend an upcoming admissions information session or campus tour.