Graduate Studies

Discover your CUNY

College is an exciting journey – it is a time that molds students into the people they will become, an experience that refines talent and an environment that fosters growth. With our 24 campuses, CUNY offers a range of choices that will accommodate all students. So take the first step, come explore CUNY and see which of our colleges is the right match for you.

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Brooklyn College Campus

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Academic Programs

CUNY offers more than 1,750 top-notch academic programs for degree-seeking students. Search through academic programs/majors offered across the University.

Academic Programs

Macaulay Honors College

Honors Programs

Honors programs that provide a challenging and intellectually stimulating academic environment for high-achieving students. Discover the right program for you.

Honors Programs

Students from Hostos Community College

Support Programs

CUNY offers several Support Programs for motivated students including SEEK/CD and ASAP. See which program is best for you.

Support Programs


The Colleges

The most important part of the college search is finding the college that fits. Find the campus that fits you.

The Colleges

CUNY in the News

Connected CUNY

Open Houses

Come and explore CUNY’s 24 colleges and graduate schools located across New York City’s five boroughs. Open houses–on campus and online–are scheduled regularly for prospective students.


Connected CUNY

Open Houses

Come and explore CUNY’s 24 colleges and graduate schools located across New York City’s five boroughs. Open houses–on campus and online–are scheduled regularly for prospective students.


Use your camera to capture a compelling moment at CUNY and win an iPad! Enter our monthly student photo competition by the 25th of every month and, if you’re a winner, you and your photo will be featured during the following month on the homepage billboard, the contest winners page and CUNY Facebook, which also will show two runners-up. In June 2015, the winning photos will compete for best student photo of the year, with the top photographer being awarded an iPad.

What judges look for: Our panel of professional photographers, editors and graphic artists looks for images that say something about our students, faculty, staff, a CUNY college or a campus activity. Images that tell stories are especially favored, including human interest topics and depictions.

Introduction to Credit Cards

Whether you’re considering a credit card offer or have a card already, read the fine print, know your credit limit, and pay your balance on time and in full.


Student Loan Basics

If you’re like so many students, you may need help paying tuition costs!

Used Car Shopping Essentials

Learn how to spot a legitimate used car dealer and make your best deal!


Online Shopping 101

Shopping online can save you time, but beware of scam artists posing as online retailers.


Identity Theft: A Lesson in Prevention

Every time you shop online on an unsecured Web site or throw away printed materials with your name and account numbers, your important personal information could land in the wrong hands.


Cell Phones: The Art of Buying

Before buying the latest model and signing up for a phone plan, comparison shop and be sure you understand all of the fees and terms involved.

Additional Information

Consumer Campus

Consumer Campus is an online resource to help New York City’s college and graduate school students become savvy shoppers. In collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs and its Office of Financial Empowerment expanded Consumer Campus to include financial education information for students.

Department of Consumer Affairs

DCA enforces the Consumer Protection Law and other related business laws throughout New York City. Ensuring a fair and vibrant marketplace for consumers and businesses alike, DCA licenses more than 60,000 businesses in 55 different categories. Through targeted outreach, partnerships with community and trade organizations, and informational materials, DCA educates consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities. DCA’s Office of Financial Empowerment offers financial resources to educate, empower and protect New Yorkers. OFE’s Financial Education Network Directory is an easy-to-search online directory of free and low-cost financial education classes, workshops, and counseling services in New York City.


CUNY Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)

Developed under Mayor Bloomberg’s Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO), the CUNY ASAP program assists young adults and the working poor to earn Associate’s degrees in no more than three years. Each of the six CUNY community colleges admits qualified students.
For more information about ASAP,


Federal Trade Commission

Headquartered in Washington, DC, the FTC enforces federal consumer protection laws that prevent fraud, deception and unfair business practices. Whether combating telemarketing fraud, Internet scams or price-fixing schemes, the FTC’s primary mission is to protect consumers.
For more information, visit FTC online


The City of New York launched OneCampusNYC to provide information to students, parents, and faculty on what it’s like to attend college in NYC and to connect users to information and services offered by the City.
For more information, visit OneCampusNYC

Other Legal Resources

Student and Scholar Resources

  • NAFSA: Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order
  • IIE: Emergency Assistance for Scholars and Students

Organizations to Watch

The following organizations are actively working to protect rights and support immigrants. Visit these websites regularly for new information and guidance:

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CUNY Legal Resources

CUNY Citizenship Now

CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services. Our attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants’ eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.

  • CUNY students, faculty and staff from the seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) affected by the Executive Order with questions about their immigration status and/or travel abroad plans should write to Citizenship Now! at
  • Travel Advisory: For students, faculty and staff in the US from the seven affected countries, our best advice remains not to travel abroad until we have more clarity about ongoing developments in the wake of the Executive Order. CN! plans a Facebook Live session and a Facebook page for students to share information and get their questions answered.


The CLEAR (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) project, housed at CUNY School of Law, primarily aims to address the unmet legal needs of Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and other communities in the New York City area that are particularly affected by national security and counter-terrorism policies and practices.

Campus-based Resources


College Contact Email
Baruch Rosa Kelley
BMCC Lily Yi-Elkin
Bronx CC Esteban Rodriguez
Brooklyn Keisha Simon
CCNY Maribel Morua
CSI Barbara Clark
CUNY School of Law Sheeja Pillai
Graduate Center and Journalism Linda Asaro lasaro@gc.cuny,edu
Hostos CC Lisanka Soto
Hunter Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood
Hunter Barbara Medina (J-1 scholars only)
Hunter IELI Sean Lee
John Jay Inga Mezale
KCC Gavin Ireland
LaGuardia CC Pressian Nicolov
LaGuardia ELI Yvette Alphonsus
Lehman Phyllis.Proctor
Medgar Evers Joylyn Phillip-Ndiaye
NYCCT Vanessa Villanueva
Queens Patrick O’Connell
Queens ELI Erika Guadalupe
QCC Lompeto Efthymiou
SPH Pranoya Gosh
SPS Jennifer Lee
York Michelle Sabio


The City University of New York (CUNY) is home to approximately 8,000+ international students in F and J immigration status representing more than 100 countries. CUNY values its diversified student population and is committed to helping international students to adjust to new cultural and academic practices in a supportive environment. The office is instrumental in paving the way for globally competent students and future world leaders.


The CUNY Office of International Student and Scholar Services leads the university community in providing services and programs that facilitate the transitioning, integration, and retention of international students and scholars. Our intention is to make sure that we graduate global citizens, who are fully equipped and prepared to work wherever they choose to live.


The office strives and works in tandem with campus administrators and faculty to ensure University compliance with the federal regulations, and; to provide critical support services that directly enhance students’ academic success. This office is dedicated to deliver student centered services that promote the integration of intellectual development, personal growth, and overall sense of well-being of the international students and scholars.

CUNY’s International Student Guide page contains important information that will help you transition into life as a CUNY student. If you have any additional questions, you should call or visit your college’s international student office.

News & Updates

Immigration Policy Information

View a compilation of resources for CUNY students, faculty, and staff with questions and concerns about recent changes in federal policies around immigration.

Insurance for International Students

Whether you are a J-1 student who is required to maintain insurance coverage or an F-1 student who wants access to comprehensive and affordable medical care, you may choose to apply for insurance coverage through this plan.