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 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

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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