Direct Admissions Information — Fall 2016

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be offering prospective students the opportunity to apply for the fall 2016 semester on campus from May 24 to June 16, Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We are not accepting applications on Fridays.

Please complete the Pre-Admissions Application Form and send it to us via e-mail. You must have the official transcripts of all prior institutions you attended sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Brooklyn College, or you may bring the transcripts in a sealed envelope directly from the Registrar's Office to our office.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will access CUNY college transcripts that are indicated on the Pre-Admissions Application Form.

Note: All documents must be submitted before Thursday, June 16, at 4 p.m. to ensure that your application is processed for the fall 2016 semester.

Application Instructions

Freshman Applicants

Freshman applicants need to submit the following documents to be processed for admission:

  • Completed Direct Admissions Pre-Application Form
  • Official high school transcript or GED diploma and scores. (Please request transcripts in advance, as they may take some time to acquire.)
  • SAT or ACT Scores

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants need to submit the following documents to be processed for admission:

  • Completed Direct Admissions Pre-Application Form
  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended. (We will access CUNY college transcripts for applicants who have enrolled at CUNY schools; simply indicate the name of the CUNY school and the dates of attendance on the Direct Admissions Pre-Application Form. For all other transcripts, please request in advance, as they may take some time to acquire.)

Transfer applicants with fewer than 30 credits completed must submit:

  • Official high school transcript or GED diploma and scores
  • Official copy of SAT or ACT scores

SEEK Applicants

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions cannot determine eligibility for the Percy Ellis Sutton Search for Elevation, Education and Knowledge (SEEK) Program.  Students interested in transferring into the SEEK Program must contact the SEEK Program, 718.951.5931.

Important Information for All Applicants

Mailing address for documents: Official transcripts from all non-CUNY institutions you have attended should be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 222 West Quad Center, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210.

Walk-in address: 222 West Quad Center, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue. Please let the admissions representative know if you have already submitted a Direct Application via e-mail to avoid duplicates. Students should submit an application only once.

Admissions process: Students will be notified when an application is received and/or if the application is incomplete. Once an application is complete, it generally takes 7 to 14 business days to be processed.

International documents: We are unable to process applications with documents from outside the United States. Student with such documents must apply via CUNY.

Contact: If you have any questions about the admission process, e-mail us.

Financial Aid 

Applicants who have not yet filed for TAP or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and plan on receiving financial aid should do so right away!