CUNY City College Graduate Schools

CUNY City College (referred to as CCNY) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at CUNY City College is $11,402 for New York residents and $20,832 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,667 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,031 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

CUNY City College (referred to as CCNY) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
CCNY Directory Information
School NameCUNY City College (CCNY)
Address160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
Phone212-650-7000
Webhttps://www.ccny.cuny.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.ccny.cuny.edu/admissions/applications
Financial Infohttps://www.ccny.cuny.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at CUNY City College is $11,402 for New York residents and $20,832 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,667 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,031 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 218 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,832
$11,402 for New York Residents
Student Population2,667
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs218 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at CUNY City College is $11,402 for New York residents and $20,832 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $470 for New York residents and $855 for out-of-state students.
CUNY City College offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
CUNY City College offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY City College is $11,402 for New York residents and $20,832 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$10,770$312$19,920$312
2019-2020$11,090$312$20,520$312
2020-2021$11,090$312$20,520$312
2021-2022$11,090$312$20,520$312
2022-2023$11,090$312$20,520$312
The graduate school tuition & fees of CCNY is average compared to public graduate schools in New York. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,603 and the New York graduate tuition is $23,151 (public) / $25,457 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
CUNY City College$11,402$20,832
All Graduate Schools$16,007$19,603
Public$11,484$20,787
Private$19,674
New York Graduate Schools$21,016$25,414
Public$12,252$23,151
Private$25,457
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $22,980 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at CUNY City College. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.26% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $23,823. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.80% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$15,988$5,475$14,824$5,475
2019-2020$16,164$5,504$15,577$5,504
2020-2021$16,362$5,655$17,427$5,655
2021-2022$16,492$5,763$17,188$5,763
2022-2023$17,076$5,904$17,919$5,904
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $470 for New York residents and $855 for other students at CUNY City College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$455$830
2019-2020$470$855
2020-2021$470$855
2021-2022$470$855
2022-2023$470$855

Graduate Programs at CCNY

CUNY City College offers 131 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,071 students have completed their study at CUNY City College.
Offered Degrees at CUNY City College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree810903
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10021
Doctor's degree - other1049
Post Bachelor's Degree25157
Post Master's Degree14041
Total13111,071
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at CUNY City College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 25 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 138 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 49 completers.
CUNY City College offers 131 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,071 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 903 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 49 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 57 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 41 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 43 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning7-
Landscape Architecture11-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology25-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 31 completers-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication31-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Information Science/Studies9-
Computer Science4-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 430 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education50-
Educational Leadership and Administration6$91,600
Special Education and Teaching0$64,000
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs23-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education95-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching0$53,300
Elementary Education and Teaching14-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching36-
Art Teacher Education13-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education8-
Health Teacher Education0-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education7-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education5-
Social Studies Teacher Education4-
Biology Teacher Education7-
Chemistry Teacher Education1-
Physics Teacher Education2-
Spanish Language Teacher Education34-
Earth Science Teacher Education1-
Environmental Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)20-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor104$63,500
Engineering [+] 89 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering28-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering9-
Computer Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering20-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering15-
Engineering (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 13 completers-
Linguistics11-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
English Language and Literature [+] 26 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Creative Writing20-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry5-
Biotechnology2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 15 completers-
Mathematics15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 52 completers-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies0-
Computational Science16-
Sustainability Studies36-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology10-
Clinical Psychology1-
School Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 25 completers-
Public Administration25$48,500
Social Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Anthropology0-
Economics19-
International Relations and Affairs4-
Sociology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 47 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts5-
Dance0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies16-
Fine/Studio Arts11-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation12-
Music0-
Jazz/Jazz Studies3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Physician Assistant32-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor9-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Managerial Economics0-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total903
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 21 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chemistry0-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Clinical Psychology0-
Total21
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Medicine49-
Total49
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (1 completers) 57 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs3-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs4-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs18-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5-
Art Teacher Education0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education0-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education2-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor25-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
School Psychology0-
Total57
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 41 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education15-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration6-
Art Teacher Education3-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education2-
Biology Teacher Education1-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Total41

Graduate Student Population at CCNY

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 2,667 students enrolled into CUNY City College graduate schools where it has total 15,031 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 897 full-time and 1,770 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,023 male and 1,644 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6671,0231,644
Full-time897379518
Part-tme1,7706441,126
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 795 White (29.81%), 437 Black/African American (16.39%), 716 Hispanic (26.85%), 431 Asian (16.16%), and 288 students with other races. 232 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6671,0231,644
American Indian/Native American312
Asian431169262
Black/African American437155282
Hispanic716215501
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander532
White795342453
Two More482127
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien232117115
CUNY City College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,069 graduate students (40.08% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 774 graduate students (29.02% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,667
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,069
Enrolled Some Online Courses774
Not in Online Courses824
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at CUNY City College. 608 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.80% of total students), 158 students are aged above 50 (5.92%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at CUNY City College.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6671,0231,644
Age 20-21522428
Age 22-24556205351
Age 25-29943347596
Age 30-34490202288
Age 35-39256108148
Age 40-4921279133
Age 50-641455293
Over 641367

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