Tuition & Fees

$6,780

$17,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
13%
500-599
49%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
700-800
7%
600-699
25%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
35%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
200-299
5%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,340
Declined + 15,033
Total Received 25,373
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Public

13,411

undergraduate students

2,612

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Ias Education
  3. Communication/film/video
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Codes

SAT 2083
ACT 2950

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Location

School Facts

City College, founded in 1847 as the Free Academy, is a public institution. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Science and the Schools of Architecture, Education, and Engineering, and the Division of the Arts. Its 35-acre campus of Gothic and modern architecture is located in New York's St. Nicholas Heights section.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,023
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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New York, NY

35-acre campus in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,537,673). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to local subway stations. Public transportation serves campus.

CUNY — City College
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
13%
500-599
49%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
700-800
7%
600-699
25%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
35%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
200-299
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,340
Declined + 15,033
Total Received 25,373

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joseph Fantozzi
Executive Director of Enrollment Management
P: 212 650-6977
F: 212 650-6417
admissions@ccny.cuny.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,340

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,530
Room & board $13,424
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,248
Total $21,452
Average Financial Aid - $9,340
Total with Avg. Aid $12,112

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $516,570,987
State $25,298,659
Institutional
Other external $2,003
Total $541,871,649

Non-need-based

Federal $13,293,645
State
Institutional $2,790,666
Other external $46,000
Total $16,130,311

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 212 650-6656
F: 212 650-5829
financialaid@ccny.cuny.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Arshaw Ramkaran
Director of Financial Aid
aramkaran@ccny.cuny.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
fencing
soccer
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Basketball, Bollyfuze Dance,capoeira, Concrete Canoeing, Cricket, Fencing, Freestyle Dance, Football, Fusion Dance, Quidditch, Salsa-Mambo Dance, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Directors

Lydia Travis (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Karina Jorge (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics/compliance/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Beavers
School colors
violet

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advertising/Public Relations
Anthropology
Architecture
Art
Art Education K-12
Art Education/K-12
Art History
Asian Studies
Bilingual Childhood Education
Bilingual Special Education
Bilingual-Child Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Education
Biomedical Engineering
Black Studies
Branding/Integrated Communications
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Civil Engineering
Classical/Modern Languages/Literature
Clinical Psychology
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Early Childhood Education
Earth Systems Science/Environmental Engineering
Earth/Atmospheric Sciences
Economics/Business
Economics/Business Administration
Educational Leadership
Educational Theatre
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Design/Multimedia
English
English Education Secondary
English as a Second Language
Environmental Earth Systems Science
Film/Video Production
French
History
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Education
International Relations
International Studies
Italian
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Language/Literacy
Latin American/Latino Studies
Literacy
Literature
Mathematics
Mathematics Education Secondary
Mathematics for Middle Grades (4-8)
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Mechanical Engineering
Media Arts Production
Media/Communication Arts
Medical Education
Mental Health Counselor
Middle School Science Education
Museum Studies
Music
Music K-12 Education
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Popular Music Studies
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology
Public Relations
Public Service Management
Science Education
Science Education Secondary
Secondary Science Education
Social Studies 7-12 Education
Social Studies Education
Sociology
Sonic Arts/Music/Audio Technology
Spanish
Spanish Secondary Education
Special Education
Speech
Studio Art
Sustainable Urban Environments
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Theatre
Urban Design
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Ias Education
  3. Communication/film/video

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

16,023

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

13,411
students

Female
51%
6,866

Male
49%
6,545

16%

2,612
students

Female
59%
1,552

Male
41%
1,060

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

10,151
students

Female
52%
5,246

Male
48%
4,905

25%

3,260
students

Female
50%
1,620

Male
50%
1,640

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
Ecuador
India
Jamaica
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact

Maribel Morua
Director, International Student & Scholar Services
212 650-8106
mmorua@ccny.cuny.edu

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