The City College of New York

About us

CCNY has been providing affordable, world-class education for almost 170 years. The university supports innovation and research excellence and provide exceptional student outcomes

Academic programs at CCNY are designed to prepare students for success in the 21st century. Students can choose from a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees within the innovative schools and departments at City, including the Spitzer School of Architecture, the Grove School of Engineering, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and more.

At CCNY, students will learn from, be inspired by and follow in the footsteps of the best scholars and academics. The internationally recognized faculty includes Fulbright scholars, Guggenheim fellows, Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award winners.

Life on campus

CCNY hilltop campus has an impressive mix of Gothic architecture, modern buildings and state-of-the-art research centers that help students to reach their full academic potential. The university has more than 180 clubs and organizations. This is a great way to have fun, make friends and develop new leadership skills by running your own club or society. 

The university is located in Harlem, a vibrant and multicultural neighborhood on Manhattan island. With a vibrant campus community and the exciting attractions on your doorstep, you will be able to enjoy a rich student experience that you will treasure for life.


  • #16 Top Public Schools (North): US News & World Report 2018
  • #56 Regional Universities (North): US News & World Report 2018
  • #62 in the Northeast: Forbes Magazine 2017
  • Home to 15,000 students representing 150 nationalities and 100 languages
 Academic entry requirements
  • GPA 2.7 for undergraduate / GPA 3.0 for Engineering programs  
  • GPA 2.8 to 3.2 for graduate (varies by program)
 English Language requirements
  • TOEFL IBT 61 or IELTS 6.0* for undergraduate
  • TOEFL iBT 73 to 90, IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 (varies by program)


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