CUNY City College: Statistics

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#2234 of 14,131 In the World
#653 of 2,597 In North America
#598 of 2,496 In the United States
#57 of 221 In New York State
#17 of 92 In New York City
#225 of 1,006 For Transportation Engineering
Top50% For 34 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
51%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
27
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
12,587
Graduates
2,640
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ccny.cuny.edu

CUNY City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 51% 44% 56%
Applicants 29,894 13,855 16,039
Admissions 15,107 6,056 9,051
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,982 951 1,031
Freshmen enrolled part time 41 20 21

640 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14,326 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,950 or 96%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in CUNY City College are 1050-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
159 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in CUNY City College are 23-31 (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

Hispanic 5519 (36%)
Asian 3594 (24%)
White 2512 (17%)
Black or African American 2242 (15%)
Nonresident Alien 945 (6%)
Two or more races 365 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,721
Students receiving aid
96%

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 capacity 589
Room charge $12,840

CUNY City College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Psychology, General 372 13
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 158 8
Mechanical Engineering 125 21 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 134 6
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 138
English Language and Literature, General 117 18
Civil Engineering, General 93 9 11
Computer Science 102 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 104
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 68 21 4
Economics, General 78 14
Communication, General 90
Biomedical Sciences, General 84
International Relations and Affairs 70 10
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 49 30
Elementary Education and Teaching 67 11
Business Administration and Management, General 70
Political Science and Government, General 64
Sociology, General 59
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 38 14 5
Chemical Engineering 46 2 9
History, General 43 11
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 33 20
Computer Engineering, General 44 2
Medicine 45
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 43
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 15 26
Applied Mathematics, General 36
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 36
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Junior High & Middle School Special Education Programs 36
Mathematics, General 16 17
Physician Assistant 31
Physics, General 23 7
Biochemistry 26 3
Sustainability Studies 28
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 26
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 24
Jazz & Jazz Studies 15 9
Geology & Earth Science, General 11 13
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 24
Creative Writing 24
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 22
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 16 4
Spanish Language Teacher Education 18
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 18
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 18
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 17
Chemistry, General 12 3
Philosophy 15
Music, General 14
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 14
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 13
Public Administration 13
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 12
Anthropology, General 12
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 12
Music Technology 11
Information Science & Studies 11
Linguistics 10
Art Teacher Education 10
Landscape Architecture 9
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 8
Music Performance, General 7
Environmental Science 7
Mathematics Teacher Education 7
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Biology Teacher Education 6
Biotechnology 6
Digital Arts 5
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 5
Computational Science 5
American & United States Studies & Civilization 4
Social Studies Teacher Education 4
Physics Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Reading Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 2,480 830 76
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 54% 66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 71%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,835
Citations
265,314

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
2,587 / 73,841
Physics
2,271 / 76,924
Chemistry
1,783 / 66,333
Materials Science
1,231 / 37,824
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,102 / 27,778
Computer Science
1,015 / 31,000
Biology
955 / 35,474
Medicine
904 / 32,212
Environmental Science
883 / 38,932
Psychology
689 / 23,181
Optical Engineering
459 / 10,018
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
338 / 12,400
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
334 / 12,092
Mathematics
310 / 8,256
Business
272 / 6,815
Inorganic Chemistry
245 / 13,439
Demography
243 / 16,813
Sociology
241 / 4,225
Atomic and Molecular physics
238 / 6,366
Condensed Matter Physics
231 / 6,708
Remote Sensing
221 / 2,789
Art & Design
219 / 4,234
Economics
197 / 4,017
Neuroscience
191 / 7,323
Chemical Engineering
182 / 5,380
Computer Vision
178 / 6,351
Biophysics
176 / 5,807
Political Science
175 / 1,953
Quantum and Particle physics
173 / 13,902
Nanotechnology
159 / 11,172
Geology
157 / 4,270
Environmental Management
150 / 9,171
Geography and Cartography
141 / 9,300
Theoretical Physics
121 / 3,080
Automation and Control engineering
116 / 1,558
Structural Engineering
112 / 2,609
Biomedical Engineering
112 / 6,093
Biochemistry
107 / 2,842
Electronic Engineering
102 / 4,199
Ecology
101 / 10,071

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 105 1296
1992 105 1317
1993 84 1332
1994 96 1493
1995 96 1723
1996 102 1937
1997 103 1815
1998 97 2111
1999 97 2348
2000 110 2338
2001 110 2864
2002 83 3068
2003 118 3615
2004 142 3790
2005 181 4646
2006 184 5347
2007 213 5665
2008 249 6862
2009 319 7519
2010 420 8650
2011 365 10478
2012 429 12100
2013 532 14975
2014 551 16926
2015 564 18787
2016 567 20885
2017 586 22371
2018 590 24090
2019 519 27550
2020 566 31952
2021 496 34258

CUNY City College alumni

  1. Stanley Kubrick

    Stanley Kubrick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-1999 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    film directorcinematographerphotographerfilm producerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and photographer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest filmmakers in cinematic history. His films, almost all of which are adaptations of novels or short stories, cover a wide range of genres and are noted for their realism, dark humor, unique cinematography, extensive set designs, and evocative use of music.

  2. Henry Kissinger

    Henry Kissinger
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1923-.. (age 99)
    Enrolled in CUNY City College
    Studied accounting
    Occupations
    politicianpolitical scientistdiplomatwriterentrepreneur
    Biography

    Henry Alfred Kissinger is a German-born American politician, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant who served as United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. A Jewish refugee who fled Nazi Germany with his family in 1938, he became National Security Advisor in 1969 and U.S. Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize under controversial circumstances, with two members of the committee resigning in protest.

  3. Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-2010 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    film actorwriterpaintertelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Tony Curtis was an American actor whose career spanned six decades, achieving the height of his popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films, in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. In his later years, Curtis made numerous television appearances.

  4. Colin Powell

    Colin Powell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-2021 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatarmy officer
    Biography

    Colin Luther Powell was an American politician, statesman, diplomat, and United States Army officer who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State. He served as the 16th United States national security advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993.

General info

Alternative names City College
City College of New York
CCNY
City
Founded 1847
Motto Respice, Adspice, Prospice
Look back, look at and look ahead
Colors lavender, black
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 1,822
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 160 Convent Ave
New York, New York, 10031
United States
City population 8,399,000
Phone 2126507000
Fax +1 (212) 650 7680

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