ASAP: Selection Criteria


ASAP: Selection Criteria
  • Must be a New York City resident
  • Agree to study full-time (minimum 12 credits per semester) in an ASAP-approved Associate’s degree program
  • Current CUNY or transfer students may have 15 or fewer college credits and must have a GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Must complete all required CUNY admissions requirements, including the CUNY Assessment Test
  • Must receive some Pell and/or TAP as determined through completion of the Federal Assistance for Student Aid (FAFSA) form and a New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application
  • Must be fully skills proficient or have no more than two developmental course needs based on their scores on the CUNY Assessment Test in non-ESL writing and math (all ASAP-eligible students at Medgar Evers College must pass reading). Students with two developmental course needs must enroll in the Medgar Evers Summer Immersion program.  Students with one developmental need are strongly encouraged to enroll in Summer Immersion as well.

Freshmen and Transfer Students: Once accepted to Medgar Evers, students must complete the CUNY Skills Assessment Tests.  These test scores are required to determine eligibility. Students who meet ASAP selection criteria will be contacted by e-mail and invited to an ASAP information session. During the Information Session the ASAP application will be completed. Medgar Evers Continuing Students who meet ASAP selection criteria will be contacted as well and invited to an information session. 

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To complete a FAFSA form and TAP application online, please visit and

Please Click here for the ASAP Brochure!