CUNY -- City College

New York, NY

CUNY -- City College

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$14,500

$19,240

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
53%
400-499
18%
700-800
12%
600-699
23%
500-599
52%
400-499
13%
30-36
29%
24-29
39%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,926
Declined 18,494
Total Received 31,420
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Public

13,224

undergraduate students

2,458

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,682
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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35-acre campus in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to local subway stations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

CUNY — City College
160 Convent Avenue
New York
10031

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
1%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration

Top Organizations

  • Latin American Engineering Student Assoc./Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Bangladesh Student Association
  • Salsa-Mambo
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Top Events

  • Fashion Show-FIC
  • Harlemween-USG
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
53%
400-499
18%
700-800
12%
600-699
23%
500-599
52%
400-499
13%
30-36
29%
24-29
39%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline February 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.36

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,926
Declined 18,494
Total Received 31,420

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,860
Additional fees $640
Books & supplies $1,364
Other fees $1,787
Total $17,651

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
History, General
Intermedia/Multimedia
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Linguistics
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

15,682

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

13,224
students

Female
52%
6,907

Male
48%
6,317

16%

2,458
students

Female
61%
1,493

Male
39%
965

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

10,201
students

Female
53%
5,406

Male
47%
4,795

23%

3,023
students

Female
50%
1,501

Male
50%
1,522

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Student Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 5%
Student 5 year graduation rate 23%
Student 6 year graduation rate 20%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
38%
Hispanic/Latino
12%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,161

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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