Admissions Entrance Exam

Thank you for your interest in the Newmark J-School! To be considered for admission, all applicants are required to complete the admissions exam remotely using our online proctor, ProctorU. The exam is designed to give us an idea of your analytical and editing skills, and your ability to write clearly and concisely in a timed environment. You will be allotted 90 minutes to complete the exam. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. You may refer to the Fall 2022 exam to learn more about the test format.


Refer to the link below to learn more about scheduling your exam, testing your equipment and more. When registering, please copy and paste the following in the institution name section “Newmark- Journalism – CUNY”. Please schedule your exam at least 72 hours in advance of the date/time you want to take your exam. It is strongly encouraged to schedule your exam in advance, as the appointment times fill up quickly. 

Schedule your exam


Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admissions at (646) 758 – 7900 or via email at if you have any questions.