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Age 16-19
Cost Free
Program type Summer, Weekend, After School
Contact us Collegenow@Kbcc.Cuny.Edu
Deadline Rolling


Our purpose is to prepare students, especially middle-range or moderate achievers, to successfully negotiate the educational and emotional changes that occur during their transformation into a college freshmen.


The program offers rigorous freshman-level college credit and developmental coursework without cost to high school juniors and seniors to:
1) Increase their awareness of the demands of higher education
2) Prepare students for postsecondary education without remediation
3) Facilitate a smooth transition between educational systems
4) Accumulate college credits

Among the college-level offerings are courses in behavioral & social sciences, business, communications, humanities, political science, science, statistics, and student development. College preparatory courses are in English, reading/writing, and mathematics.

Classes meet either before or after the regular school day, depending on the individual high school. Students may earn up to 16 college credits while in the program. Course offerings are taught by high school faculty who have met all requirements to be hired as an adjunct instructor in the appropriate department at Kingsborough Community College. Students may also participate in freshman orientation courses designed to help them make a smooth transition from high school to college. Student development courses are offered in the summer at the college and throughout the year at various high schools. They are taught by college counselors and cover topics such as choosing a major, study techniques, time and money management, career planning and goal settings. Upon successful completion of coursework students will have an official college transcript from Kingsborough Community College.

2017 Summer Courses
EPS 3800: Introduction to Earth Science
MT 30: Introduction to Maritime Technology
College Focus Summer Math


Must Be A High School Juniors Or Senior. Preference Given To Students From The Following High Schools: Abraham Lincoln High School Brooklyn Studio Secondary School Canarsie High School Channel View School For Research Clara Barton Vocational High School Cultural Academy For The Arts And Sciences Curtis High School Edward R. Murrow High School Food And Finance High School Fort Hamilton High School Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School High School For Medical Professions High School Of Hospitality Management High School Of Sports Management High School Of Telecommunication Arts & Technology International High School At Lafayette James Madison High School John Dewey High School Kingsborough Early College Secondary School Lafayette High School Leon M. Goldstein High School Michael J. Petrides High School New Dorp High School New Utrecht High School New York Harbor High School Port Richmond High School Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies Ralph Mckee Vocational High School Sheepshead Bay High School South Brooklyn Community High School South Shore High School Staten Island Technical High School Susan E. Wagner High School Tottenville High School West Brooklyn Community High School William E. Grady Career & Technical Education High School