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Macaulay Honors College at Lehman

The Macaulay Honors College at Lehman College admitted its first class in September 2002. Member of the Honors College are designated "University Scholars." They receive full tuition, stipends, laptop computers, and an opportunities fund for academic enrichment experiences, such as study abroad. A "Cultural Passport" provides entree to concerts, the theater, museums, and other cultural institutions in New York City. Passport activities will also put students in contact with people active in many facets of city life, the arts, government, business, and science.

Criteria for selection include the student's high school academic record, SAT/ACT scores, an essay, two letters of recommendation, and an interview.

Students intending to apply for Macaulay must apply directly from high school; Macaulay does not accept transfers from any institution. Students wishing to apply should consult the Macaulay homepage through the CUNY Portal at and select "Apply Online." The curriculum of the Honors College is seminar based, and the program offers rich opportunities for academic enhancement and intellectual growth, supplemented by study abroad, internships, preparation for graduate school, and global engagement.