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Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College

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Macaulay Honors College at CUNY is a highly selective college where New York’s most promising students receive the financial and academic support to realize their leadership potential.

Since 1847, The City University of New York has provided a path to success for generations of New Yorkers. In this rich tradition, former chancellor, Matthew Goldstein, launched CUNY's first separate honors college in 2001 to provide a globally competitive program for the most talented and academically gifted of New York's students.

The college was designed in collaboration with CUNY senior colleges to offer exceptional advising, hands-on internships and research opportunities, global learning opportunities, and a commitment to provide the skills and experiences for each student to excel in college and beyond.

Tuition and Support
Macaulay Honors College students are designated "University Scholars" and receive a comprehensive scholarship package:
-     Full undergraduate tuition* scholarship** (excludes fees)
-     New laptop (currently the MacBook Air)
-     Opportunities Fund grant to support global research, service, and internships
-     Professional mentoring and career preparation with leaders in government, business, science, and the arts
-     Honors study abroad and service learning opportunities around the globe
-     Cultural Passport provides free or discounted entry to hundreds of New York arts and cultural venues

*Students must meet CUNY NYS residency requirements for in state tuition to receive the full tuition scholarship.
**The Macaulay scholarship is drawn from a combination of sources: CUNY, TAP, and any other tuition-only scholarships you may have received.

Application Deadline: December 1st at 6:00pm EST