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See what college is like—go on a campus visit.
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These colleges typically offer certificate and associate degree programs that prepare students for a specific career or to transfer to a 4-year college. They usually have open admission policies, which means that they require only a high school diploma or GED. Credits earned may transfer to other area schools.
|A.||Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing||New York, NY|
|D.||City University of New York: Borough of Manhattan Community College||New York, NY|
|F.||Professional Business College||New York, NY|
|Q.||Institute of Design and Construction||Brooklyn, NY|
4-year colleges and universities
These colleges and universities offer bachelor's and higher degree programs. Most provide on-campus housing and offer additional social, athletic and academic opportunities.
|C.||Pace University||New York, NY|
|G.||Metropolitan College of New York||New York, NY|
|H.||New York University||New York, NY|
|I.||Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art||New York, NY|
|J.||Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts||New York, NY|
|K.||Parsons The New School for Design||New York, NY|
|L.||City University of New York: New York City College of Technology||Brooklyn, NY|
|M.||St. Francis College||Brooklyn Heights, NY|
|O.||Polytechnic Institute of New York University||Brooklyn, NY|
|R.||Long Island University: Brooklyn Campus||Brooklyn, NY|
|T.||City University of New York: Baruch College||New York, NY|
These businesses offer a variety of certificate, associate, bachelor's and higher degree programs that typically prepare students for a specific career. They tend to have higher costs and can mean graduating with more debt. Credits earned may not transfer to other area schools, so you should plan carefully and ask questions of the admission office at each college.
|B.||New York Career Institute||New York, NY|
|E.||Art Institute of New York City||New York, NY|
|N.||University of Phoenix: Jersey City||Jersey City, NJ|
|P.||ASA Institute of Business and Computer Technology||Brooklyn, NY|
|S.||School of Visual Arts||New York, NY|
Go on a campus visit:
See what college is like. Make the college website your first stop so that you can:
- Get directions to the school and print a campus map.
- Contact the admission office and schedule a tour.
- Ask if you can meet a professor and a student.
- Pick out a class to sit in on.
- Locate the cafeteria so you can sample the food.
- Ask to see a dorm.
Graduate and go!
How many college options does a high school diploma give you? Hint: It's more than you think.