Part of teaching is helping students learn how to tolerate ambiguity,
consider possibilities, and ask questions that are unanswerable.
Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
Steps for Admission
Undergraduate students interested in the Childhood Education Program (grades 1 – 6) must apply for admission to the School of Education through the Office of Student Services (NAC 3/223A). Please come for advisement and we will help guide you through this process.
The criteria for admission are:
- submit application
- GPA 2.5 or higher
Students must have a City College grade point average of 2.5 or higher
- Completion of 45 credits or more
Students must complete twelve of these credits at CCNY with at least three credits in a required education course within the Childhood Undergraduate Education Program (EDCE 20000, EDCE 20600 and/or EDUC 22100).
School of Education Admissions Test (S.E.A.T.)
Students must pass the S.E.A.T. administered by the School of Education.
Interview and Essay
Students must pass both an interview and an in-house essay designed by the program faculty.