The Graduate Center, CUNY

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world rank  2649

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University Overview

Established in 1961, The Graduate Center, CUNY is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The Graduate Center, CUNY (CUNY Graduate Center) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The Graduate Center, CUNY (CUNY Graduate Center) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 59 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CUNY Graduate Center also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CUNY Graduate Center
Founded 1961
Motto Scholarship for an Urban World
Colours Blue and black

University Location

Address 365 Fifth Avenue
New York City
10016-4309 New York
United States
Tel +1 (212) 817 7000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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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 80-90%
Admission Office 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 7201
New York City 10016
(212) 817 7470

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The Graduate Center, CUNY's Library
CUNY Graduate School and University Center's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 211,015 physical volumes, 17,807 physical media, 164,613 digital/electronic medium and 242 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
The Graduate Center, CUNY provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 111 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • City University of New York (CUNY)

Academic Structure

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