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City College, founded in 1847 as the Free Academy, is a public institution. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Science and the Schools of Architecture, Education and Engineering, and the Division of the Arts. Its 35-acre campus of Gothic and modern architecture is located in New York's St. Nicholas Heights section.

Website: www.ccny.cuny.edu/

Public
Co-ed
13,224
Undergraduate
Students
(52.2%) 6,907 Women
(47.8%) 6,317 Men
2,458
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
41% of 31,420 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.36
SAT Math
560 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,862
Out-of-state: $35,602
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,500
Out-of-state: $19,240
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$3,850
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
636
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
1% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Beaver
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.4% Asian
16.2% Black/African-American
40.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
13.8% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
5.7%
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
4.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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