CUNY Graduate School and University Center Graduate Schools

CUNY Graduate School and University Center (referred to as CUNY Graduate Center) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $9,830 for New York residents and $22,200 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,754 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,041 including undergraduate students.

CUNY Graduate School and University Center Graduate School Overview

CUNY Graduate School and University Center (referred to as CUNY Graduate Center) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
CUNY Graduate School and University Center is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1961 - Current[Estimated Date]).
CUNY Graduate School and University Center Directory Information
School NameCUNY Graduate School and University Center (referred to as CUNY Graduate Center)
Address365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016
Phone212-817-7000
Webhttps://www.gc.cuny.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.gc.cuny.edu/Prospective-Current-Students/Prospective-Students/Application-Instructions-Forms
Financial Infohttps://www.gc.cuny.edu/Prospective-Current-Students/New-Current-Students/Financial-Assistance
The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $9,830 for New York residents and $22,200 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,754 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,041 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 149 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 10 programs are available online classes.
CUNY Graduate Center Graduate School 2021 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,200
$9,830 for New York Residents
Student Population5,754
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs149 graduate programs
(10 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $9,830 for New York residents and $22,200 for out-of-state students for academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $560 for New York residents and $965 for out-of-state students. CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
CUNY Graduate Center 2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
New York Residents$9,830
Out-of-State$22,200
Tuition per Credit Hour
New York Residents$560
Out-of-State$965
CUNY Graduate School and University Center 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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center 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 at CUNY Graduate Center
Distance Learning (Online Classes)10 Online Programs Available
Special learning OpportunitiesNo Special Learning Available or Reported
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

CUNY Graduate School and University Center 2021 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $9,830 for New York residents and $22,200 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & fees at CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016-2017$9,060$313$21,000$313
2017-2018$9,350$480$21,720$480
2018-2019$9,640$480$22,440$480
2019-2020$9,930$480$23,160$480
2020-2021$9,930$480$23,160$480
For academic year 2020-2021, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $560 for New York residents and $965 for other students at CUNY Graduate School and University Center. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
2016-2017$515$875
2017-2018$530$905
2018-2019$545$935
2019-2020$560$965
2020-2021$560$965

Graduate Programs at CUNY Graduate Center

CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers 159 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,402 students have completed their study at CUNY Graduate School and University Center.
Offered Degrees at CUNY Graduate School and University Center
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree757852
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship500420
Doctor's degree - other3010
Post Bachelor's Degree295120
Post Master's Degree200
Total159121,402

CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers 159 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,402 students have completed their studies.
  • 852 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 120 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 50 completers-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies11-
Women's Studies7-
Disability Studies32-
Communication and Journalism [+] 100 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism0$44,900
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia100-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 55 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences45-
Computer Science10-
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education0-
Urban Education and Leadership6-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 36 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics16-
Comparative Literature6-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature10-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies0-
English Language And Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Literature (other)0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 86 completers$53,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies86$53,400
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences19-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Biochemistry4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics12-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Biopsychology3-
Museology/Museum Studies0-
International/Global Studies0-
Computational Science0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 13 completers-
Philosophy13-
Physical Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry17-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics9-
Materials Chemistry0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 62 completers-
Psychology26-
Developmental and Child Psychology1-
Experimental Psychology2-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology0-
Social Psychology3-
Clinical Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology4-
Educational Psychology6-
Environmental Psychology9-
Forensic Psychology0-
Psychology (other)6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 10 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration10-
Human Services [+] 14 completers-
0-
Social Work7-
Youth Services/Administration7-
Social Sciences [+] 90 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Anthropology20-
Economics14-
Political Science and Government16-
Sociology9-
Urban Studies/Affairs31-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 35 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts8-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology10-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Music11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (6 completers) 126 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Public Health114-
International Public Health/International Health0-
Public Health (other)10-
Medical Informatics0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Nursing Administration0-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Education0-
Business [+] (2 completers) 73 completers-
Business/Commerce10-
Business Administration and Management46$77,600
Research and Development Management0-
Labor Studies17-
History [+] 11 completers-
History11-
Total852
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Computer Science17-
Education [+] 18 completers-
Education0-
Urban Education and Leadership18-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 34 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature5-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature4-
Spanish Language and Literature18-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
English Language And Literature [+] 26 completers$61,200
English Language and Literature26$61,200
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences25-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Biochemistry12-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics13-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Biopsychology3-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 11 completers-
Philosophy11-
Physical Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry14-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 74 completers-
Psychology10-
Developmental and Child Psychology8-
Experimental Psychology14-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology0-
Social Psychology2-
Clinical Psychology16$66,200
Industrial and Organizational Psychology7-
Educational Psychology6-
Environmental Psychology1-
Forensic Psychology1-
Psychology (other)9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 12 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration12-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
0-
Social Work4-
Social Sciences [+] 51 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology11-
Economics18-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology14-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 41 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation11-
Music14-
Music Performance9-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist3-
Public Health10-
Nursing Science11-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business/Commerce8-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12-
Total420
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist10-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Total10
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization7-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Women's Studies3-
Disability Studies4-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)3-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Education0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education0-
Education (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)14-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies5-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis2-
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
0-
Public Administration9-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Demography and Population Studies2-
Urban Studies/Affairs1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 31 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management8-
Public Health23-
Nursing Administration0-
Nursing Education0-
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management11-
Research and Development Management0-
Project Management7-
Organizational Leadership0-
Labor and Industrial Relations2-
Labor Studies12-
Total120
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at CUNY Graduate Center

For academic year 2020-2021, total 6,327 students enrolled into CUNY Graduate School and University Center graduate schools where it has total 8,041 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,577 full-time and 2,750 part-time students. By gender, 2,328 male and 3,999 female students are attending CUNY Graduate School and University Center graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for CUNY Graduate School and University Center.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
CUNY Graduate School and University Center
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,3272,3283,999
Full-time3,5771,4812,096
Part-tme2,7508471,903
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at CUNY Graduate School and University Center.
There are 2,717 White (42.94%), 887 Black/African American (14.02%), 987 Hispanic (15.60%), 623 Asian (9.85%), and 1,113 students with other races. 966 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at CUNY Graduate School and University Center
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,3272,3283,999
American Indian/Native American808
Asian623239384
Black/African American887209678
Hispanic987311676
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander844
White2,7171,0631,654
Two More1314982
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien966453513
CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 6,292 graduate students (99.45% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 31 graduate students (0.49% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for CUNY Graduate School and University Center.
Distance Learning Student Population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center
Number of Students
Total6,327
Enrolled Online Exclusively6,292
Enrolled Some Online Courses31
Not in Online Courses4

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