CUNY City College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2022 Average Net Price
$5,181
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.35%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
66.6%
33,648 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
14,489
71.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
58.5%
1,056 Graduates

About

CUNY City College is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at CUNY City College were General Psychology (418 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (154 degrees), and Computer Science (132 degrees).

In 2022, 3,520 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY City College. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,193 degrees), 1.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (793 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY City College is $6,930, which is $−17,066 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY City College is $6,930, which is $−17,066 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,181.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending CUNY City College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 6% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY City College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY City College is $−17,066 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$5,181
2022 Value
23%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CUNY City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,181. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CUNY City College grew by 23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,840
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY City College was of $16,840 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.323% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
6%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at CUNY City College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 19.3% with respect to 2021, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.35%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY City College was 1.35%, which represents 18 out of the 1333 total borrowers.

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Admissions

CUNY City College received 33,648 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.93% annual growth. Out of those 33,648 applicants, 22,410 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.6% acceptance rate.

There were 14,489 students enrolled at CUNY City College in 2022.

CUNY City College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
22,410
Accepted Out of 33,648

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY City College was 66.6% (22,410 admissions from 33,648 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 64.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.93%, while admissions grew by 12.2%..

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Enrollment

CUNY City College had a total enrollment of 14,489 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY City College is 10,323 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,166. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at CUNY City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.4% Hispanic or Latino, 23.4% Asian, 15.5% White, 15.2% Black or African American, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.138% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.7%) and Asian Male (14.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (14.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.7%) and Asian Female (12.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY City College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,489 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY City College is 10,323 and the part-time enrollment is 4,166. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at CUNY City College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY City College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), CUNY City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,418 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    3,384 enrolled students
  3. White
    2,253 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY City College is 37.4% Hispanic or Latino, 23.4% Asian, 15.5% White, 15.2% Black or African American, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.138% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 694 more women than men received degrees from CUNY City College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY City College is hispanic or latino (1,193 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (793 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY City College is General Psychology (418 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (154 degrees) and Computer Science (132 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (510 degrees awarded), English (118 degrees), and Psychology (452 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY City College are Other managers (667,971 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (553,906 people), Software developers (500,850 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (375,488 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (355,801 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY City College in 2022 are Engineering (510 degrees awarded), English (118 degrees), Psychology (452 degrees), Social Sciences (376 degrees), and History (59 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY City College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at CUNY City College are Engineering (510 degrees awarded), English (118 degrees), Psychology (452 degrees), Social Sciences (376 degrees), and History (59 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY City College are Elementary & secondary schools (986,387 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (711,792 people), Computer Systems Design (711,390 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (484,795 people), and Legal services (450,322 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY City College are Engineering (510 degrees awarded), English (118 degrees), Psychology (452 degrees), Social Sciences (376 degrees), and History (59 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY City College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 418 degrees awarded
  2. 154 degrees awarded
  3. 132 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY City College was General Psychology with 418 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,413
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,107
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,413 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY City College, which is 0.671 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 120 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY City College in Mechanical Engineering, which is 7.5 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 357 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY City College in General Psychology, which is 3.8 times more than the 94 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 24% of students graduating from CUNY City College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at CUNY City College is Female and Black or African American (69.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,193 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    793 degrees awarded
  3. White
    653 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY City College is hispanic or latino (1,193 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (793 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    779 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    428 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    414 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY City College is hispanic or latino female (779 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (428 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY City College has an endowment valued at nearly $309M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 800k (0.259%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, CUNY City College had a total salary expenditure of 663M. CUNY City College employs 218 Professors, 148 Associate professors and 63 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY City College are Male Professor (154), Male Associate professor (92), and Female Professor (64).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY City College are: Management, with 152 employees, Service, with 152 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 96 employees.

Endowment

$309M
2022 Endowment
24.5%
decline from 2021

CUNY City College has an endowment valued at about $309M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY City College declined 24.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $263M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $36.5M - Federal
  2. $4.29M - State
  3. $15.5M - Local

As of 2022, CUNY City College received $36.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.29M from state grants and contracts, and $15.5M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$201M
2022 Salaries
5.25%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY City College paid a median of $201M in salaries, which represents 30.4% of their overall expenditure ($663M) and a 5.25% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$57.1M
Instructional Salaries
481
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY City College paid a total of $57.1M to 481 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
218 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
152 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY City College were Professor with 218 employees, Associate professor with 148 employees, and Assistant professor with 63 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY City College were Management with 152 employees, Service with 152 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 96 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY City College was Male Professor with 154 employees, Male Associate professor with 92 employees, and Female Professor with 64 employees.

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