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Ability to Benefit (ATB) Test

All New York residents who have a high school diploma from outside the United States are required to meet the New York State ATB standards in order to be eligible for the state's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and NY State Aid.

To take the Ability to Benefit (ATB) test at CCNY, you must meet the following three requirements:

     1) You must be a CCNY admitted and register student
     2) You must seek financial aid awards under the state's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and/or NY State Aid
     3) You do not have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) from a United States high school

Fulfilling ATB Testing Requirement
ATB recipients must achieve or exceed the scores listed on the following ATB tests:

  • Reading: a score of 233 or higher
  • Writing: a score of 235 or higher
  • Arithmetic: a score of 230 or higher


Scheduling
To schedule your ATB test please contact us by visiting our Virtual Front Desk at https://ccny.zoom.us/j/2126506488,calling us at (212) 650-6488, or via email at testing@ccny.cuny.edu


Test Preparation Resources
Please visit https://www.cuny.edu/academics/testing/test-preparation-resources to review the different preparation resources available for the Ability to Benefit (ATB) test before testing. If you require any testing accommodations or have any questions, feel free to contact us by visiting our Virtual Front Desk at https://ccny.zoom.us/j/21265064888, calling us at (212) 650-6488, or via email at testing@ccny.cuny.edu

Last Updated: 04/01/2022 12:18