The City College of New York, CUNY

New York, NY

The City College of New York, CUNY

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$7,340

$15,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
650
25th
530
75th
32
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24
75th
31
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,107
Declined 14,787
Total Received 29,894
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Public

15,220

undergraduate students

3,326

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1847 as the Free Academy, the City College of New York is a public institution and the first of City University of New York schools. 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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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,546
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

The City College of New York, CUNY
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY
10031

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
650
25th
530
75th
32
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24
75th
31
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required ACT only Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,107
Declined 14,787
Total Received 29,894

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,515

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,930
Additional fees $410
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $8,704
Average Financial Aid - $8,515
Total with Avg. Aid $189

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

Scholarships

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Fencing
Soccer
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Comparative Literature.
Computational Science.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Digital Humanities.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Teacher Education.
Hebrew Language and Literature.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Meteorology.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Technology.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Reading Teacher Education.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Teacher Education.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.

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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

18,546

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

15,220
students

Female
53%
8,036

Male
47%
7,184

18%

3,326
students

Female
62%
2,072

Male
38%
1,254

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

10,948
students

Female
53%
5,800

Male
47%
5,148

28%

4,272
students

Female
52%
2,236

Male
48%
2,036

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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

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