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CUNY City College (City)

160 Convent Ave, New York, NY

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CUNY City College is a public school that has a fair number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in New York, New York, in a predominantly urban area. City has a yearly student enrollment of nearly 15,000.

Students can select from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Communications And Journalism
  • English Language And Literature
  • Visual And Performing Arts

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Most students at City scored in a range of 940 to 1190 on the SAT exam. Competition runs high for admissions, given that only 30% of students who applied are admitted to the school.

The cost of undergraduate tuition varies for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay close to $6,000 and out-of-state residents pay $13,000 per year. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $11,000 per year. Some students at CUNY City College may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at City through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Sports available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Fencing (NCAA Division III)

Students may take a look at the school's www.cuny.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates City accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at CUNY City College is around 16,000 students. The student body is made up of 84% undergraduate students and 10% graduate students.

$7,700

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $65 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $6,300-$7,600
    • Out-of-State: $13,000-$16,130
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $280-$330 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $560-$670 per credit unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$7,861
Receiving Student Loans8%$4,748
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, CUNY City College may provide student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

City has an overall graduation rate which is around 42%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years9%
Graduating in 5 Years23%
Graduating in 6 Years10%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2004)

Intercollegiate Athletics

City is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (City University of New York Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (City University of New York Ath Conf)
  • Fencing
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by CUNY City College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
42.97%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
88%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,807