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    Hunter College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Demonstrating Proficiency: Reading and Writing


Students may demonstrate proficiency in reading and writing based on the following SAT, ACT, or NY State Regents test scores.

Students are considered proficient in reading and writing if they provide official documentation on any one of the following:

  • SAT I Verbal score of 480 or higher or Critical Reading score of 480 or higher
  • ACT English score of 20 or higher
  • NY State English Regents score of 75 or higher

Students may demonstrate proficiency in reading and writing based on the following CUNY Assessment Test scores:

  • Reading: a score of 70 or higher.
  • Writing: a score of 56 or higher.

To be eligible to register for the first college-level composition course, students must be proficient in both reading and writing.

In addition, transfer students from outside of CUNY may demonstrate that they meet the City University of New York’s proficiency requirement in reading and writing by documenting successful completion of a 3-credit college-level English course with a grade of C or better from an accredited college or university. Transfer students from another CUNY college may demonstrate that they meet the City University of New York’s proficiency requirement in reading and writing by documenting successful completion of a 3-credit college-level English course with a grade of C or better from a CUNY college.