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The City College of New York Graduate School Report

2,640 Graduate Students
$11,402 Avg Graduate Tuition & Fees (In-State)
90.4% Took Classes Online
This overview covers the essential stats on The City College of New York Graduate School, including its rankings, graduate degree programs, diversity, and more. You can jump to any section of this page using the following list.

The City College of New York Graduate School Rankings

#336 Master's Degree School in U.S.
#475 Doctorate Degree School in U.S.

College Factual began publishing its yearly rankings to help students identify graduate schools that put a high emphasis on educational quality as well as helping students succeed. Our methodology places a high weight on things such as post-graduation wages, time to graduate, and student-per-faculty ratio. Post-graduation debt, faculty and staff diversity, and other factors are also taken into account.

Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking

In College Factual's 2023 ranking of the Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S., The City College of New York landed the #336 spot out of the 1151 schools analyzed for this list.

CCNY also ranked #36 for Best Master's Degree Schools in New York.


Best Doctorate Degree Schools Ranking

CCNY was ranked #475 in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking out of the 676 schools that were included in the ranking.

For the Best Doctorate Degree Schools in New York, CCNY came in at #37.


The City College of New York Graduate Student Diversity

2,640 Graduate Students
61.1% Women
60.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the last year in which we have data, 2,640 graduate students decided that The City College of New York was the best place for them. In order to come up with a feel for how diverse the school is, College Factual analyzed the demographics of these students. Keep reading to learn more.

CCNY Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio

Athough the male-female ratio may vary depending on the degree program, 61.1% of the total graduate students at CCNY are women and 38.9% are men.


CCNY Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity

About 60.8% of the graduate students who attend CCNY are from a racial-ethnic minority group*. CCNY is popular with people from outside the United States, too. International students make up 9.6% of the graduate student population. For more details on graduate school diversity at the school, check out the chart below. If you click on it, you'll be taken to a page with more details.


CCNY Graduate School Cost of Attendance

$11,402 Avg Tuition & Fees (In-State)
At The City College of New York the average per-credit tuition rate is $855 for out-of state students. In-state students can expect to pay an average of $470.

The average tuition and fees for graduate students is shown below.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $11,090 $20,520
Fees $312 $312

Average Salary of CCNY Grads with Master’s or Doctorate

$60,042 Avg Salary (Master's)
$51,315 Avg Salary (Doctorate)

Master’s Degree Average Earnings

The average starting salary for graduate students who earn their master's degree at CCNY is $60,042. Chalk that up in the win column since that salary is 3% higher than the national average of $58,425.


Doctorate Degree Average Earnings

The average early-career salary for doctorate degree recipients from CCNY is $51,315. Unfortunately for those graduates, that figure is about 32% lower than the national average of $75,260.


Location of The City College of New York Graduate School

New York State
Large City Campus Setting
Public Public/Private
The City College of New York is a public institution located in New York, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

Get more details about the location of The City College of New York.


Contact details for CCNY are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-650-7000

Online Learning for CCNY Grad Students

90.4% Took At Least One Online Class
82.0% Took All Classes Online

In 2019-2020, 90.4% of the graduate students at The City College of New York took at least one class online. Approximately 82.0% of grad students took all their classes online during that same time period.


The City College of New York Master’s Degree Programs

The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.

Master’s Degree Program Annual Graduates
Allied Health Professions 32
Architectural Sciences & Technology 25
Area Studies 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 5
Biomedical Engineering 28
Biotechnology 2
Chemical Engineering 7
Chemistry 7
Civil Engineering 9
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 1
Computational Science 16
Computer Engineering 3
Computer Science 4
Economics 19
Educational Administration 6
Electrical Engineering 20
Environmental Engineering 7
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16
Fine & Studio Arts 23
General Biology 6
General Psychology 10
General Visual & Performing Arts 5
Geological & Earth Sciences 5
History 9
Information Science 9
International Relations & National Security 4
Landscape Architecture 11
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 11
Mathematics 15
Mechanical Engineering 15
Mental & Social Health Services 9
Multilingual Education 50
Music 3
Physics 5
Public Administration 25
Public Relations & Advertising 31
Romance Languages 2
Special Education 118
Sustainability Science 36
Teacher Education Grade Specific 50
Teacher Education Subject Specific 102
Teaching English or French 104
Urban & Regional Planning 7
Writing Studies 20

The City College of New York Doctorate Degree Programs

Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.

Doctorate Degree Program Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 2
Chemical Engineering 5
Civil Engineering 7
Electrical Engineering 5
Mechanical Engineering 2
Medicine 49

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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