MEC Direct Admission
Please note that we are in the direct admission time frame.
All applicants for the Fall 2013 semester, beginning June 10, 2013, must apply directly at the college.
If you are solely interested in applying for the spring 2014 semester (which begins in January), please log on to the CUNY web page and complete the online application.
The University’s application site is www.cuny.edu/admissions/apply.html.
Before you come to the Admissions Office please make sure that you have all the required documents listed below. Without them we will not be able to process your application. Once you have collected the documents needed to complete your application, please come to the Admissions office now located at 1638 Bedford Avenue.
Documents Required for Direct Admissions:
-Proof of High School Graduation OR
-Official College Transcript(s) from all institutions previously attended
Applicants with less than 24 College Credits
Transfer applicants are considered for admisson with advanced standing if they meet the following minimum criteria:
Please note that all freshmen are required to complete the CUNY Freshman Skills Assessment Tests in reading, writing and mathematics prior to registration. Applicants must be skill exempt for acceptance into a four-year degree program. Exemption is based on the applicant's SAT (500 or above in Math and 480 or above in Verbal), ACT (21 or above in Math and 20 or above in Verbal), the NYS Regents in English and Sequential Math II or III (75 or above) scores, or by passing the exams themselves.
All students who are not exempt (contact Testing Office at 718-270-4835 to inquire about exemptions) are required to complete the CUNY Assessment Tests in reading, writing and mathematics prior to registration.
Once you have completed your application, the Admissions office will provide you with testing information and schedule you for an upcoming test date.
Proving residency in order to receive the in state rate of tuition
(These documents are not required for you to complete your direct admission application but until you have submitted the required documents you will be billed at the higher rate of tuition.)
All direct admit applicants must complete a three step process whereby they:
- demonstrate they are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, or other eligible immigrant status that may permit financial aid eligibility,
- demonstrate they have resided in NYS for the past twelve months
- complete the CUNY Residency form in oder to to receive the lower instate rate of tuition
NOTE: Undocumented applicants must see an Admissions Counselor for additional admissions instructions
Required for registration:
Proof of Immunization
You must provide proof of receiving two doses of the measles vaccine and one dose of Mumps and Rubella vaccines. (Does not apply to applicants born before December 31, 1956.) Immunization records must be directly submitted to the Health Services office, room S-217, in the Student Services Building.
Click here to be taken to the Health Services web page.