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:
- 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
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.
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||86%||$7,861|
|Receiving Student Loans||8%||$4,748|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, CUNY City College may provide student services like:
- Distance learning
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
- Day care for children
City has an overall graduation rate which is around 42%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||23%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||10%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2004)
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)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Public Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to CUNY City College.
- CUNY Hunter College in New York, NY (4 miles away)
- CUNY Lehman College in Bronx, NY (5 miles away)
- CUNY Bernard M Baruch College in New York, NY (6 miles away)
- CUNY Queens College in Queens, NY (9 miles away)
- CUNY York College in Jamaica, NY (12 miles away)
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