CUNY City College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


The City College of New York is a comprehensive teaching, research and service institution dedicated to accessibility and excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Requiring demonstrated potential for admission and a high level of accomplishment for graduation, we provide a diverse student body with opportunities to achieve academically, creatively, and professionally in the liberal arts and sciences and in professional fields such as engineering, education, architecture, and biomedical education. We are committed to fostering student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. As a public university with public purposes, we also seek to contribute to the cultural, social and economic life of New York.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 15306
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Faculty: 567

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 27:1
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Contact Information

160 Convent Ave
New York New York 10031


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Main Phone: 212-650-7000

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(212) 650-6977

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA requirements vary by school. Consult the Student Handbook or call Admissions for details.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit is given only for courses completed with a grade of "C" or better in properly accredited programs. No credit will be granted for courses in which the low- est passing grade (usually "D") was obtained.

Credits (Min/Max):
You may transfer up to 90 credits. CUNY students with A.A., A.A.S. or A.S. degrees are entitled to a minimum of 60 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you took the SAT or ACT, it is highly recommended that you submit your scores to demonstrate college-level readiness in reading, writing and mathematics. SAT/ACT scores are required if you have earned less than 30 college credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
The submission of an F-1 Transfer Student Recommendation Form is required.

Essay(s) required:
The City College of New York does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
All applicants who are not currently enrolled at a CUNY college must pay a $70.00 non-refundable application-processing fee.

Other Requirements:
Transfer programs such as the PA Program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education and the CUNY BA/BS for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies require a supplemental paper application.

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Most of our award amounts are need based, and you will have to maintain good academic standing. We urge you to apply for financial aid for each upcoming year before the priority deadline of April 1.

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