CUNY -- City College

New York, NY

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.

Tuition & Fees

$14,297

$19,037

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
5%
700-800
9%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
35%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
200-299
5%
30-36
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
23%
12-17
10%
30-36
24%
24-29
44%
18-23
22%
12-17
10%
30-36
29%
24-29
39%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,340
Declined + 21,080
Total Received 31,420
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Public

13,224

undergraduate students

2,458

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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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 15,682
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: 8,622,698). 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
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
5%
700-800
9%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
35%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
200-299
5%
30-36
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
23%
12-17
10%
30-36
24%
24-29
44%
18-23
22%
12-17
10%
30-36
29%
24-29
39%
18-23
25%
12-17
7%

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
SAT Subject Tests Not used
ACT only Considered if submitted

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,340
Declined + 21,080
Total Received 31,420

Admissions Factors

Important

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
Secondary school record
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

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,273

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,860
Additional fees $437
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $15,661
Average Financial Aid - $7,273
Total with Avg. Aid $8,388

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $55,942,851
State $31,238,311
Institutional $6,880,744
Other external $864,452
Total $94,926,358

Non-need-based

Federal $56,774,041
State $31,548,539
Institutional $6,982,977
Other external $877,296
Total $96,182,853

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

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, football, freestyle dance, 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
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

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

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 Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
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

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

26%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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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