Is CCNY a Good School for the Money?
The City College of New York Value Report
College Factual set out to determine if CCNY is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.
Within New York, CCNY Offers Average Quality for a Fair Price.
The City College of New York is ranked #79 out of #132 in New York for quality and #50 out of #113 for New York value.
This makes it average quality for a fair price in the state.
Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the CCNY financial aid page to be sure.
Below Average Value Nationwide
The City College of New York is ranked #979 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe The City College of New York is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Bethany Lutheran College||$100,489||A|
|University of Wisconsin - Stout||$112,106||A|
|University of North Carolina at Greensboro||$113,006||A|
|Aquinas College Michigan||$123,845||B+|
|Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania||$136,282||C|
|The City College of New York||$145,586||D|
|University of Northwestern - St Paul||$146,910||D|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
That Degree May Cost You $145,586 in Total
The average CCNY student's degree will cost an estimated $145,586. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $29,956 and a typical 4.86 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$29,956|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.86|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$145,586|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average CCNY net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on CCNY cost.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at CCNY.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$173,789||#400||B|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$132,318||#921||D+|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$147,608||#28||B+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$106,138||#42||B-|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New York.
About 87% of CCNY students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CCNY financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average CCNY cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.