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CUNY City College of New York
  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C minus
  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 B minus
  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 mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,761 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the City College acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Mechanical Engineering. Graduating 57% 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
64%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1050-1260
ACT Range
23-31
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
$4,213 / 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
$9,267 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 138 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 188 responses
39%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 188 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    57%
  • On Campus
    10%
  • Online
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,761 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,603
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
66%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 129 responses
  • Commuter looking to graduate
    27%
  • All of the above
    22%
  • Free-spirited and ready to learn.
    15%
  • People that just wanna get their stuff done
    13%
  • Friendly
    12%
  • Struggling Students
    5%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
36%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 199 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 244 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 134 responses
  • Challenging and diverse
    40%
  • Convenient
    22%
  • Challenging
    10%
  • Helpful
    10%
  • Accomodating
    5%
  • Mismanaged
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
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. 89 responses

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