College Deliberately: CUNY City College

CUNY City College is a large, public, four-year College that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of New York, NY. It is known for Psychology, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and Mechanical Engineering.

CUNY City College

place 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
phone Phone: (212) 650-7000
web Web: http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/
  • CUNY City College is also known as:
    CUNY City College, City , City College , CCNY , City College of New York


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
City College of New York of the City University of New York, The Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1921-07-01 2027-01-01
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Student Centeredness

3.9 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Bachelor’s degree
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CUNY City College is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Soccer Men’s 38
Baseball Men’s 26
Track and Field Outdoor Men’s 22

The complete list of sports at CUNY City College is available for members.

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Tuition for CUNY City College is in the 36.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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An online Meet-up for CUNY students to discuss what ever it is you wish to discuss!
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Welcome to Baruch College’s student run subreddit. Feel free to discuss anything related to Baruch and the Baruch life!
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Welcome to the CUNY Manhattan, better known as BMCC, subreddit! This subreddit is for everything BMCC – A 2year Community College of the City University of New York. Current Students, Prospective Students, and Alumni are all welcome!
An approximation of whether tweets talking about CUNY City College are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘CUNY City College’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing CUNY City College within those restrictions.
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