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ACE Selection Criteria

ACE Selection Criteria

ACE Students All students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an incoming freshman student. Transfer and continuing students are not eligible.
  • Complete all CUNY admissions requirements, including the CUNY Assessment Test.  To apply to CUNY visit:
  • Be a New York City resident and/or eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Agree to enroll in at least 15 credits each semester.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at and the New York State Tuition Assistance Program application at
  • Be fully skills proficient based on CUNY Assessment Test scores.
  • Students cannot participate in both ACE and another JJAY special program (SEEK, Honors Scholars, APPLE Corps, Early Start, etc.).  Freshmen who are confirmed to participate in a special program are not eligible to apply to ACE.
  • Agree to adhere to all ACE Program requirements.