Founded in 1847 as the Free Academy, the City College of New York (CCNY) is a public institution and a part of the City University of New York. CCNY is ranked #1 among selective public colleges in America by The Chronicles of Higher Education for overall mobility index.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- CCNY consists of 8 schools and divisions which offer various undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in various fields of study such as Architecture, Medicine, Liberal Arts and Engineering.
- The 35-acre campus consists of a residential building which is known as The Towers. It is placed on the south campus of CCNY and provides on-campus housing to 589 students. The Towers is at a walking distance from Central Park and Madison Square Garden.
City College of New York Admission Process
|Requirements||Official Transcripts, Personal Essay|
|English Proficiency Test||TOEFL/IELTS|
|Application fee||$65- Undergraduate, $125- Graduate|
|Additional Requirements||Letter of Recommendation (2-3), Statement of Purpose, Resume|
|Application Deadlines||February 1 (Fall), September 15 (Spring)|
Candidates seeking admission into CCNY Can apply Directly through the college website.
Cost and Scholarship
Cost of Attendance
|Tuition & Fees||$18,000|
|Room and Board||$17,290|
|Books and Supplies||$1,500|
|Additional Indirect Costs||$1,700|
Total cost of attendance for non-state resident undergraduates staying on campus is $38,490. It will vary according to the program and degree level. Different housing options (personal/shared) will have different costs.
- Need based financial aid is given to students at CCNY in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and work opportunities.
- US citizens can apply for federal loans and scholarships by submitting their FAFSA application before the deadlines.
Funds for international students are limited at CCNY. However, there are some scholarship schemes which foreign nationals at CCNY can avail. Students coming from abroad might also receive scholarship from their nation’s government to study in the US.