Eligibility and Requirements

Students must satisfy the following requirements prior to enrollment:

  • Be admitted to Hostos Community College. 
  • Have a proficiency index score in English and Math 
  • Demonstrate need for skills development in math (only) based on your CUNY proficiency Math index. 
  • Attend an information session to learn more about the program, fill out an application and have a personal interview. 
How to prepare for an information session and personal interview:
  • Bring a photo ID and a pen to take notes.
  • Be prepared to discuss your personal commitments and responsibilities outside of school (i.e. work schedule, appointments, obligations) and explain how you will adjust your schedule to accommodate Math Start. Every student is given individual attention to make sure that Math Start is the right fit.
  • The information session and personal interview process will take up to one hour or longer. Please plan accordingly since we have a first come first serve policy.

Learn More!

Contact us at 718-518-6851 or by email to attend an info session.