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Basic reading, writing, and math skills for adults

CUNY Adult Literacy Program: Pre-High School Equivalency (Pre-HSE) by City University of New York (CUNY)

Actively recruiting

Adult reading, writing, and math

Adults, Young adults

No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated onOct 09, 2020

This program helps adults improve reading, writing, and math skills.

The CUNY Adult Literacy program offers free classes for adult learners in NYC. Pre-High School Equivalency (Pre-HSE) teaches basic math, reading, and writing skills to prepare students for high school equivalency classes.

Who it's for

Eligibility depends on each class.


For the Fall 2020 semester, all classes meet online. Days and times are different depending on the program or class.

Next Steps

You can register any time during the year. If you’re interested in registering or would like more information, follow these steps:

  • Download the program information sheet or visit the CUNY website
  • Find a college you’re interested in taking classes from
  • Contact the program using the information provided to ask about classes