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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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City College is an above-average public college located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 10,196 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the City College acceptance rate is 46%. Popular majors include Psychology, Mechanical Engineering, and Biology. Graduating 56% of students, City College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,400.

About

160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
Branch of
CUNY System
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
City University of New York Athletic Conference

CUNY City College of New York Rankings

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CCNY Admissions

Acceptance Rate
46%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1040-1250
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$3,397 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,059 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 123 responses
41%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 161 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 161 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    99%
  • Some
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,196 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,834
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
68%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 102 responses
  • Commuter looking to graduate
    32%
  • All of the above
    17%
  • Free-spirited and ready to learn.
    16%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • People that just wanna get their stuff done
    13%
  • Struggling Students
    5%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
38%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 172 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 217 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 107 responses
  • Challenging and diverse
    41%
  • Convenient
    24%
  • Helpful
    12%
  • Challenging
    11%
  • Mismanaged
    5%
  • Accomodating
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
64%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 87 responses

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