Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


The John Jay CN program is designed to meet the diverse academic needs and interests of high school students.  Admission requirements vary depending on the program and type of course.  It is important for students to have a good high school attendance record and be recommended to the program by their CN liaison.  Please note that College Now participation is restricted to students registered with the NYCDOE, including registered home-schooled students and students with disabilities whose private school tuition or disability services are supported by the NYCDOE.

The requirement for 1-Credit Course: 
     · To qualify for a one-credit course, students must have an English Regents test score between  55-74 or have a
        minimum high school average of 70. 

The requirement for 3-Credit Courses - any of the scores listed below:
     * ACT English 20 or higher (submit a copy) or
SAT Reading/Writing Section 480 or higher (provide a copy) or
NY State English Regents 75 or higher
85 or higher English Average (Juniors - Fall ONLY)

Requirement for Mathematics 105 - any of the following
     * ACT Math 21 or higher or
* SAT Math 500 or higher or 530 or higher (Exam date after March 2016) or
     * NY State Regents:
Common Core:
70 or higher in Algebra 1 or Geometry or
65 or higher Algebra 2 or Trigonometry

* All students enrolling in the CN program are required to submit a copy of their high school transcript.
* In addition, students using their ACT, or SAT Scores must provide the proper documentation.

The Requirements for Waiver Courses
Prerequisite a grade of B or better in a cohort course. Seats are limited to 5 per semester.