Macaulay Honors College offers a rigorous curriculum, the latest learning technologies, research, and service opportunities. Macaulay's interdisciplinary approach fosters critical thought, intellectual initiative, and global problem--solving.
Through the Macaulay advising program each student develops an individualized program of study that includes:
- Courses selected from over 200 different majors
- Global learning
- Graduate and professional mentoring
- Community engagement
- Faculty--student collaboration
Students apply to Macaulay Honors College and enroll at one of eight CUNY colleges.
For more information, please contact MacaulayHelpdesk@mhc.cuny.edu or (212) 997-CUNY (2869).
Get A Head Start on your Essays
As part of the application for admission, prospective students will need to write two essays. If you want to prepare the essays, you can view the essay questions »
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Applying to Macaulay
Admission to Macaulay Honors College is based on a variety of leadership attributes:
- high school grades
- SAT and ACT scores
- extracurricular activities
- community service
- personal initiative and leadership
- teacher recommendations