CUNY City College Rankings

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In the World#2702 of 14178
In North America#830 of 2629
In the United States#763 of 2528
In New York State#79 of 221
In New York City#30 of 92

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
46%
Average SAT
1145
Aid receiving
87%
Undergraduates
13,030
Graduates
2,786
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

CUNY City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate46%37%55%
Applicants30,01314,31615,697
Admissions13,9535,3438,610
Freshmen enrolled full time2,0549851,069
Freshmen enrolled part time381622

175 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

17 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,010 or 96%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in CUNY City College are 1040-1250 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic5786 (37%)
Asian3599 (23%)
White2655 (17%)
Black or African American2448 (15%)
Nonresident Alien933 (6%)
Two or more races345 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native13 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,059
Students receiving aid
87%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,930$11,090
Tuition in-state$6,930$11,090
Tuition out-of-state$14,880$20,520
Fee in-district$410$312
Fee in-state$410$312
Fee out-of-state$410$312

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity589
Room charge$12,710

CUNY City College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Psychology, General33510
Mechanical Engineering148235
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1407
Fine & Studio Arts, General1333
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies129
English Language and Literature, General1155
Economics, General9622
Electrical and Electronics Engineering80287
Civil Engineering, General74284
Chemical Engineering8377
Computer Science7813
Communication, General88
Political Science and Government, General87
Elementary Education and Teaching6518
Biomedical Sciences, General82
Bilingual and Multilingual Education3249
International Relations and Affairs728
Business Administration and Management, General74
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor69
Sociology643
Architecture4516
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering33233
Computer Engineering, General492
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General40
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2018
Biochemistry294
Mathematics, General1914
Physician Assistant429
History, General248
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication32
Sustainability Studies29
Cinematography and Film & Video Production28
Applied Mathematics, General26
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering204
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Junior High & Middle School Special Education24
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other23
Music Performance, General23
Chemistry, General147
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General21
Physics, General164
Film & Cinema & Video Studies20
Music, General19
Anthropology19
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other19
Philosophy18
Geology & Earth Science, General108
Creative Writing18
Clinical Psychology511
Art Teacher Education15
Environmental Science14
Spanish Language Teacher Education13
Linguistics13
Landscape Architecture11
Information Science & Studies11
Art History, Criticism and Conservation11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General11
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning11
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia10
Public Administration10
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor9
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs9
American & United States Studies & Civilization8
Music Technology8
Social Studies Teacher Education7
Mathematics Teacher Education7
Biotechnology51
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs6
Reading Teacher Education6
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology5
Jazz & Jazz Studies13
Digital Arts4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education4
Biology Teacher Education3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Physics Teacher Education2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education2
Chemistry Teacher Education2
Earth Science Teacher Education1
Grand Total2,51376537
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%51%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,691
Citations
270,773

Publication count by topic

Materials science
1,289
Chemistry
1,074
Computer science
1,005
Mathematics
987
Physics
884
Psychology
670
Biology
576
Environmental science
496
Medicine
437
Engineering
393
Sociology
269
Political science
188
Geology
152
Geography
150
History
124
Economics
118
Business
102
Art
99
Philosophy
86

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography4647,457
Environmental science48215,259
Art502343
Physics60429,994
Materials science62138,933
Mathematics65119,971
Philosophy705288
Computer science70726,289
Political science7341,880
Sociology7763,546
Psychology78321,054
History802199
Geology8114,087
Engineering8746,991
Chemistry89837,256
Economics11752,392
Biology121320,309
Medicine133111,343
Business15951,169

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199082913
1991941081
1992991124
1993791133
1994851246
1995851482
1996881625
1997931544
1998881795
1999861903
2000972042
20011032413
2002742673
20031153288
20041413501
20051704314
20061794982
20071925347
20082236243
20092936779
20103747710
20113399718
201240311094
201350213928
201451115626
201555117436
201653719225
201756320443
201856220639
201948424413
202049326680

General info

Alternative namesCity College
City College of New York
CCNY
City
Founded1847
WikipediaCity College of New York
MottoRespice, Adspice, Prospice
Look back, look at and look ahead
Colorslavender, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff1,972
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address160 Convent Ave
New York, New York, 10031
United States
City population8,399,000
Phone2126507000
Fax+1 (212) 650 7680

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