The City College of New York

country rank  1437
world rank  5069

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University Overview

Established in 1847, The City College of New York is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The City College of New York (CCNY) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The City College of New York (CCNY) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CCNY
Founded 1847
Motto Respice, Adspice, Prospice
Look back, look at and look ahead
Colours Lavender and black

University Location

Address 160 Convent Avenue
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10031-9101 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 650 7000
F +1 (212) 650 7680

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 160 Convent Avenue, Administration Building Room 101
New York City 10031
+1 (212) 650 6448

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The City College of New York's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Landscape Architecture Accrediting Board (LAAB)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • City University of New York (CUNY)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019