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Apply to HSE/GED (high school equivalency) programs, English classes, or get a head start on college.

Earn your high school diploma

Having a high school diploma opens up many job opportunities. Get your diploma with one of the free High School Equivalency (HSE) programs near you.

 

More ways to get your high school diploma

Free programs to help you get your degree

High school classes in the afternoon or evening

Young Adult Borough Centers by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE)

Attend part-time classes to earn your high school diploma if you cannot go to school during the day. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, Immigrant, Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Out-of-school youth, Person with a disability, Public assistance recipient, Woman, Youth in foster care.

  • Services Provided High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
  • Duration and Length Part time during afternoons or evenings
Go to www.schools.nyc.gov

Job training and employment for low-income youth

Train & Earn by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Now enrolling. Disability accommodation details are available. View this program to learn more. Disability accommodation details are available. View this program to learn more.   Language access details are available. View this program to learn more. Language access details are available. View this program to learn more.

Short-term program for ages 16-24 who are not working nor in school. For Justice-impacted individual, Out-of-school youth, Person with a disability, Youth in foster care.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, English classes, High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
  • Duration and Length schedule varies
Learn more about Train & Earn

Earn your college degree

Set yourself up for success before and during college

Earn college credits while in high school

College Now by City University of New York (CUNY)

Now enrolling.

Available to juniors, seniors, and some sophomores in DOE high schools. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, Immigrant, Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Person with a disability, Public assistance recipient, Woman, Youth in foster care.

  • Services Provided College enrollment, prep, and completion
Go to k16.cuny.edu

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