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Macaulay is the top public honors college in New York State. Students are admitted on the basis of academic achievement and leadership potential, and receive four years of financial support and guidance.

After graduation they go on to top graduate schools and impressive professional roles. Each student participates in an internship, study abroad, or conducts independent research.

Located in New York City, we provide a unique undergraduate experience and the opportunity to graduate debt-free.

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Enrollment Management Team

Marianne Booufall-Tynan
Director of Enrollment Management

Macaulay Honors College
(212) 729-2933(212) 729-2933
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Alimamy Kamara
Associate Director of Enrollment Management

Macaulay Honors College
(212) 729-2935(212) 729-2935
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Admissions Requirements

Like Macaulay Honors College itself, the application process is a bit unique. We recommend this quick introduction to get you started.

Macaulay Honors College Top Public University

Macaulay Honors College Top Public University

For the fifth consecutive year, Macaulay Honors College has  earned 5 mortarboards, the highest rating among public university honors colleges and programs.

Macaulay Majors

Macaulay scholars have graduated with degrees in over 450 different areas of concentration. Our students officially declare their major through their CUNY home campus, and available majors and minors are listed on the individual campus websites.

Justin Peterkin '21 (College of Staten Island)

2020 Student and Alumni Awards

Macaulay students are recognized for their contributions in a wide variety of fields.