The Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) is a fast-track, cost-free degree program that helps qualified low-income graduating high school seniors and working adults earn an associate degree quickly.

It offers:

  • Summer orientation program
  • Financial aid
  • Block scheduling to accommodate work schedules
  • Academic support
  • Free textbooks
  • Help finding employment during school and after graduation

Programs are offered in a range of subject areas, including:

  • Accounting
  • Business management
  • Liberal arts
  • Paralegal studies
  • Medical laboratory technology

You can learn more about CUNY ASAP online or by phone. If you are interested in applying, you can visit a participating college to find out if you are eligible and start the enrollment process.


Learn more about CUNY ASAP.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

Programs are offered at the following colleges:

  • Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Bronx Community College
  • Hostos Community College
  • Kingsborough Community College
  • LaGuardia Community College
  • Queensborough Community College

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