CUNY City College

New York, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 11,861
Graduate Enrollment: 2,667
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 64.06%

Male/Female: 46% / 54% (2017)

First generation college students: 46.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,164


2021 Median Admit ACT: 27


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 76.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 57.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 50.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 43.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 12.5%
Black: 14.8%
Hispanic: 38.1%
Asian: 26.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 5.2%
Unknown race: 0.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,782
In-State tuition: $7,340
Out-of-State tuition: $15,290

Estimated books and supplies: $1,364 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,492 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,763 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,188 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,763 (2022)

Average Family Income: $31,125 (2017)
Median Family Income: $20,074 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 53.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 7.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $11,990 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $127 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $552
$30k-48k $2,046
$48k-75k $6,588
$75k-110k $9,217
$110k+ $12,474

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 24%
6-year graduation rate: 57%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $11,990 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,604 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 56.6% (2015)
@3 year 62.4% (2017)
@5 year 67.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 47.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 48.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,263 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $57,106 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 23
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 14
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 36 $311 $63,936 ($5,328) $71,593 ($5,966)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 81 $233 $73,043 ($6,087) $74,370 ($6,198)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 11
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 69 $227 $71,440 ($5,953) $71,771 ($5,981)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 13
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 33 $49,756 ($4,146) $67,733 ($5,644)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 23
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 83 $14,125 $60,783 ($5,065) $54,776 ($4,565)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 7
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 74 $17,500 $207 $66,447 ($5,537) $81,836 ($6,820)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 28
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 49 $75,231 ($6,269) $93,873 ($7,823)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 80 $13,563 $67,214 ($5,601) $81,425 ($6,785)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 28
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 20 $59,929 ($4,994) $70,568 ($5,881)
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 148 $13,232 $140 $68,016 ($5,668) $84,427 ($7,036)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 23
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 14 $35,003 ($2,917)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 8
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 16 $43,875 ($3,656)
Master's Degree Physics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 352 $10,000 $95 $30,597 ($2,550) $48,043 ($4,004)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 10
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 5
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 11
Master's Degree Public Administration. 10 $61,337 ($5,111) $66,112 ($5,509)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 20 $17,337 ($1,445)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 97 $7,300 $71 $38,107 ($3,176) $50,594 ($4,216)
Master's Degree Economics. 22
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 74 $13,337 $149 $32,684 ($2,724) $59,863 ($4,989)
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 96 $11,500 $133 $34,512 ($2,876) $53,184 ($4,432)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 74 $11,000 $108 $28,216 ($2,351) $47,607 ($3,967)
Master's Degree Sociology. 3
Master's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 41 $17,739 $132 $13,905 ($1,159) $27,329 ($2,277)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 28 $24,139 ($2,012) $40,554 ($3,380)
Master's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 20 $466 $30,361 ($2,530)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 78 $8,623 $65,305 ($5,442) $85,603 ($7,134)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 13
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 16
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 13
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 24 $29,006 ($2,417) $48,531 ($4,044)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 116 $13,782 $126 $25,696 ($2,141) $40,931 ($3,411)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 18 $31,421 ($2,618) $56,929 ($4,744)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 129 $12,985 $130 $42,290 ($3,524) $46,094 ($3,841)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 224 $12,348 $142 $25,646 ($2,137) $66,075 ($5,506)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 29
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 5
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 23 $55,305 ($4,609)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 27 $22,047 ($1,837) $63,533 ($5,294)
Master's Degree Sustainability Studies. 29 $65,167 ($5,431) $63,961 ($5,330)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 137 $15,849 $138 $25,709 ($2,142) $38,137 ($3,178)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 14 $39,743 ($3,312)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 51 $20,000 $229 $18,783 ($1,565)
Master's Degree Music. 3
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4 $124,607 ($10,384) $122,714 ($10,226)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 29 $1,308 $121,401 ($10,117)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 9
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 78 $10,518 $145 $37,769 ($3,147) $54,230 ($4,519)
Bachelor's Degree History. 29 $11,487 $139 $27,531 ($2,294) $46,015 ($3,835)
Master's Degree History. 8
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 45
Master's Degree Architecture. 16 $68,455 ($5,705)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 11
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 11 $53,299 ($4,442) $68,030 ($5,669)
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 5 $620 $57,717 ($4,810)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 44 $20,532 $220 $25,505 ($2,125) $44,363 ($3,697)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 89 $15,827 $158 $38,909 ($3,242) $52,691 ($4,391)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 10 $51,870 ($4,323)
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 32 $466 $62,143 ($5,179) $92,319 ($7,693)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Publishing. 12
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 32
Master's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 49 $73,723 ($6,144)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 14
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 11 $118,452 ($9,871)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 39 $272 $72,763 ($6,064) $73,848 ($6,154)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 6
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 86 $9,916 $101 $32,918 ($2,743) $55,262 ($4,605)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $116,955
Full time faculty: 39%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $318,365,123 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $409,835,923 (2022)