CUNY Graduate School and University Center Graduate School

CUNY Graduate School and University Center (referred to as CUNY Graduate Center) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY Graduate Center is $10,410 for New York residents and $23,640 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,940 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,733 including undergraduate students.

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.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1961 - Current[Estimated Date]).
CUNY Graduate Center Directory Information
School NameCUNY Graduate School and University Center (CUNY Graduate Center)
Address365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016
Phone212-817-7000
Webhttps://www.gc.cuny.edu
Online Applicationhttps://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=cunygc
Financial Infohttps://www.gc.cuny.edu/Prospective-Current-Students/New-Current-Students/Financial-Assistance
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY Graduate Center is $10,410 for New York residents and $23,640 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,940 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,733 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 363 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,640
$10,410 for New York Residents
Student Population5,940
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs363 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at CUNY Graduate Center is $10,410 for New York residents and $23,640 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $560 for New York residents and $965 for out-of-state students.
CUNY Graduate Center offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
New York Residents$10,410
Out-of-State$23,640
Tuition per Credit Hour
New York Residents$560
Out-of-State$965
CUNY Graduate 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 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)12 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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $10,410 for New York residents and $23,640 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$9,640$480$22,440$480
2019-2020$9,930$480$23,160$480
2020-2021$9,930$480$23,160$480
2021-2022$9,930$480$23,160$480
2022-2023$9,930$480$23,160$480
The graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY Graduate Center is average compared to public graduate schools in New York. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the New York graduate tuition is $23,151 (public) / $25,606 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
CUNY Graduate School and University Center$10,410$23,640
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
New York Graduate Schools$21,016$25,488
Public$12,252$23,151
Private$25,606
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $26,796 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at CUNY Graduate Center. 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----
2019-2020----
2020-2021----
2021-2022--$17,188$5,763
2022-2023$20,892$5,904$17,919$5,904
For academic year 2022-2023, 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.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$545$935
2019-2020$560$965
2020-2021$560$965
2021-2022$560$965
2022-2023$560$965

Graduate Programs at CUNY Graduate Center

CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers 164 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, 2,039 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 Degree7651,457
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship500348
Doctor's degree - other308
Post Bachelor's Degree332226
Post Master's Degree200
Total16472,039
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at CUNY Graduate School and University Center by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Project Management program with 31 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Public Health program with 199 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Psychology program with 27 completers.
CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers 164 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,039 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,457 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 226 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) 60 completers-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies6-
Women's Studies8-
Disability Studies46-
Communication and Journalism [+] 84 completers-
Journalism-$44,900
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia84-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 75 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences59-
Computer Science16-
Education [+] 26 completers-
Urban Education and Leadership26-
Engineering [+] --
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering--
Chemical Engineering--
Civil Engineering--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Mechanical Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 60 completers-
Linguistics29-
Comparative Literature13-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature6-
Spanish Language and Literature12-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
English Language and Literature [+] 50 completers-
English Language and Literature45-
Literature (other)5-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 43 completers$53,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies43$53,400
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences27-
Biomedical Sciences--
Biochemistry14-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 43 completers-
Mathematics21-
Statistics22-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 69 completers-
Biopsychology--
Museology/Museum Studies34-
International/Global Studies5-
Computational Science30-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 36 completers-
Philosophy36-
Physical Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Astrophysics--
Chemistry9-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics18-
Materials Chemistry1-
Psychology [+] 152 completers-
Psychology111-
Developmental and Child Psychology--
Experimental Psychology15-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology7-
Social Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology3-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--
Educational Psychology4-
Environmental Psychology--
Forensic Psychology8-
Psychology (other)--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 6 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration6-
Human Services [+] 42 completers-
Social Work17-
Youth Services/Administration25-
Social Sciences [+] 123 completers-
Anthropology20-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics20-
Political Science and Government32-
Sociology31-
Urban Studies/Affairs20-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 64 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts18-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology8-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music34-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 268 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist11-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator--
Public Health199-
Public Health Education and Promotion7-
International Public Health/International Health2-
Public Health (other)23-
Medical Informatics9-
Nursing Education13-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Nursing Administration4-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] (1 completers) 148 completers-
Business/Commerce12-
Business Administration and Management107$77,600
Research and Development Management--
Labor Studies29-
History [+] 32 completers-
History32-
Total1,457
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer Science10-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Urban Education and Leadership10-
Engineering [+] --
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering--
Chemical Engineering--
Civil Engineering--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Mechanical Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 20 completers-
Linguistics5-
Comparative Literature4-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature4-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
English Language and Literature [+] 19 completers$61,200
English Language and Literature19$61,200
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Biomedical Sciences--
Biochemistry16-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Biopsychology--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy9-
Physical Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Chemistry12-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics16-
Psychology [+] 56 completers-
Psychology27-
Developmental and Child Psychology--
Experimental Psychology3-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology7-
Social Psychology1-
Clinical Psychology7$66,200
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--
Educational Psychology7-
Environmental Psychology--
Forensic Psychology4-
Psychology (other)--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 15 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration15-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 59 completers-
Anthropology22-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics13-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology16-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 33 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation8-
Music12-
Music Performance6-
Music Theory and Composition--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist4-
Public Health16-
Nursing Science8-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business/Commerce6-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total348
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist8-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist--
Physical Therapy/Therapist--
Total8
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 22 completers-
Women's Studies6-
Disability Studies16-
Communication and Journalism [+] --
Journalism--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Computational Science--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] --
Philosophy--
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Urban Studies/Affairs6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Public Health28-
Nursing Administration--
Business [+] 30 completers-
Business Administration and Management21-
Research and Development Management--
Labor Studies9-
Total226
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Nursing Education--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at CUNY Graduate Center

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 5,940 students enrolled into CUNY Graduate School and University Center graduate schools where it has total 8,733 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,291 full-time and 2,649 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,130 male and 3,810 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
Total5,9402,1303,810
Full-time3,2911,3451,946
Part-tme2,6497851,864
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,409 White (40.56%), 819 Black/African American (13.79%), 975 Hispanic (16.41%), 658 Asian (11.08%), and 1,079 students with other races. 930 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9402,1303,810
American Indian/Native American918
Asian658219439
Black/African American819221598
Hispanic975315660
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander835
White2,4099001,509
Two More1324686
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien930425505
CUNY Graduate School and University Center offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,609 graduate students (60.76% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 865 graduate students (14.56% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,940
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,609
Enrolled Some Online Courses865
Not in Online Courses1,466

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