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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Fencing yes
Soccer yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

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

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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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