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Campus & Student Life at The City College of New York

Home to about 12,587 undergraduates in 2020, CCNY is a large, public college located in New York, New York. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, CCNY offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by CCNY can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our CCNY Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

CCNY Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit CCNY Disability Services.

CCNY for the Military

While not a "service academy", CCNY does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit CCNY Veteran Services . For more information, check out our CCNY for Veterans Guide.

CCNY offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, CCNY does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at The City College of New York

CCNY offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at The City College of New York

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at The City College of New York

CCNY has a comparatively large, student body. There were 12,587 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 9,847 (78.2%). Part-time attendance was 2,740 (21.8%).


The City College of New York is Ranked #1,497 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, CCNY is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank CCNY #1497 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at The City College of New York

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at CCNY by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the CCNY Diversity Guide.

The City College of New York Competes in the NCAA

CCNY has a total of 305 student athletes, 166 men and 139 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$1,032,513
Total Expenses (all teams)$1,032,513

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to The City College of New York Athletics

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