Proof of high school completion is required for your application to be processed.
Note: Students applying for Federal and/or State Aid may be required to provide additional proof of high school completion. For more information visit Proof of High School Requirement for State and Federal Aid Purposes.
For admission, proof can be in the form of one of the following:
Official high school transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution by:
Visit Official Transcripts for information on how to send official college/university transcripts with your application.
If your high school education is from a country other than the United States, that credential must be evaluated by an approved evaluation service. Please see High School or College Credentials from Non-U.S. Institutions for more information.
Students who have completed their secondary education at a non-public school or home-school that:
The Board of Regents does not approve correspondence study, including on-line, as equivalent to a high school diploma for New York State residents. Therefore, correspondence study and on-line diplomas are not valid for individuals who were New York State residents at the time they received the on-line diploma. The individual would have to have been a resident of the state issuing the on-line diploma at the time they earned the diploma, where such on-line high school is recognized by that state.
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