Macaulay Honors College at John Jay

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Dr. Dara N. Byrne
Director of the William E. Macaulay Honors College at John Jay
(212) 237-8179

Litna McNickle
Administrative Director of the Honors Programs at John Jay
(212) 237-8553

Adrienne Fitzgerald
William E. Macaulay Honors College Advisor
(212) 393-6407



The William E. Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York

An outstanding academic record coupled with the ability to lead and achieve at the highest levels distinguish a William E. Macaulay Honors College student. Macaulay students at John Jay are selected from among the most highly competitive applicants to the City University of New York. In recognition of their achievements, they are hailed as University Scholars when they enter the program. Each student receives a full four-year tuition scholarship, a state-of-the-art laptop computer, and an Opportunities Fund of $7500, which can be used toward study abroad, internships and other academically enriching experiences. In addition, the Macaulay’s Cultural Passport provides students with special admission to New York City's historical landmarks and artistic and cultural institutions.