Students must satisfy the following requirement prior to enrollment:
Be admitted to a CUNY college.
Have non-passing scores in Writing (CATW) or Math placement tests.
Attend an information session (during which you will learn more about the program).
Attend a personal interview.
During your personal interview, you will have an opportunity to meet with a CUNY Start staff member.
The CUNY Start program is not for students seeking to learn English as a second language. Please visit the CLIP program website on the right side of the screen.
Please note that CUNY Start cannot provide student visas/I-20. Please visit the International Students SEVIS I-20 Process website for more information.
Register for an information session and personal interview
International students SEVIS I-20 Process