Bronx Community College
Bronx Community College has served as the “Gateway to Success” for thousands of graduates who have gone on to earn bachelor’s degrees and/or pursue successful careers. Located on New York City’s highest natural peak, the College’s 43-acre campus provides an inspiring setting for learning, with tree-lined walks and spacious lawns.
Hostos Community College
The mission of Eugenio María De Hostos Community College is to offer access to higher education leading to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility through the development of linguistic, mathematical, technological, and critical thinking skills for lifelong learning and for success in a variety of prliograms, including careers, liberal arts, transfer, and those professional programs leading to licensures.
Named after Herbert H. Lehman, the legendary New York governor, senator, and humanitarian, the College was founded in 1968 and has graduated over 50,000 men and women who have gone on to achieve distinction in business, government, the arts, social services, and many other fields.
Brooklyn College is recognized for its academic excellence, innovative programs, urban engagement and outstanding alumni accomplishments. The College offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the creative arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, education and business. For 80 years, Brooklyn College men and women—many of them immigrants or the children of immigrants—have received a superior, affordable education leading to productive careers and fulfilled lives. Noted for its renowned faculty, talented and diverse student body, and beautiful urban campus, Brooklyn College has been designated as one of “America’s Best Value Colleges” by the Princeton Review.
Kingsborough Community College
Kingsborough is Brooklyn’s community college. In addition to being a fully accredited educational institution offering more than 25 associate degree programs, Kingsborough is a vital presence in its home borough, sponsoring concerts, films, lectures, and plays that are attended by some 200,000 people annually.
Medgar Evers College
Founded in 1970, Medgar Evers is CUNY’s newest four-year college. Named in honor of the slain civil rights leader Medgar Wiley Evers, the college offers associate and bachelor’s degrees. Its mission is to serve the educational, cultural, and social needs of the central Brooklyn community.
New York City College of Technology
CUNY’s college of technology, City Tech has been a model of excellence since its founding in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences. Offering a host of new and innovative programs, City Tech is still a pioneering force in higher education.
Baruch College has a more-than-150-year history of excellence in public higher education with an emphasis on business. Baruch has been repeatedly named the most ethnically diverse college in the United States. Baruch is a top college choice whose “real-world classroom” and diverse student body ensure that graduates head into the professional world with a thorough understanding of business and globalization.
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Borough of Manhattan Community College is New York City—a vital, richly diverse community, with talented, ambitious students, and a distinguished faculty.
CUNY Graduate Center
Founded in 1961, the Graduate Center is CUNY’s doctorate-granting institution and the only such publicly supported institution in New York City. It provides a home in the heart of Manhattan to more than 30 doctoral programs, a distinguished faculty of more than 1,600, and approximately 4,000 doctoral students drawn from New York City and State, the rest of the nation, and 78 foreign countries. The programs derive their strength from a unique consortial model for doctoral education, whereby each doctoral program can draw the needed critical mass of faculty expertise from across the CUNY campuses.
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is the only publicly supported graduate journalism school in the Northeast. Opened in September 2006 under the leadership of Dean Stephen B. Shepard, former editor-in-chief of BusinessWeek, the School offers a rigorous 16-month Master of Arts in Journalism program that equips students to work in multimedia newsrooms and report in specialty areas. Students learn by doing in the media capital of the world, taught by veteran reporters and editors. Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including a 125-seat wireless newsroom, digital television and radio studios, and editing suites. A required paid summer internship gives them a head start when they look for jobs.
CUNY School of Law
As the only publicly funded law school in New York City, the CUNY School of Law at Queens College opened its doors in 1983 to train lawyers dedicated to working in the public interest. CUNY Law became fully accredited by the American Bar Association in 1992 and has received national recognition for its innovative curriculum and the diversity of its students and faculty, and for producing public interest lawyers. As stated in The National Jurist, “CUNY…puts proportionately more lawyers to work in the public interest field than any other law school in the country.” Its ability to attract and educate talented and committed students who become high-quality public servants underlines the Law School’s motto, “Law in the Service of Human Needs.”
CUNY School of Professional Studies
Offering 10 bachelor’s degrees, 8 master’s degrees, undergraduate and advanced certificates, and professional non-degree programs, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) presents opportunity for personal growth and job mobility. We provideonline and on campus courses and programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.
CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy
The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy is committed to teaching, research and service that creates a healthier New York City and helps promote equitable, efficient and evidence-based solutions to pressing health problems facing cities around the world.
Guttman Community College
Established on September 20, 2011, Guttman Community College (formerly The New Community College at CUNY) is the first new community college in The City University of New York in nearly forty years. The inspiration for the new college came from a desire by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein to drastically improve graduation rates for the many linguistically and culturally diverse students engaged in higher education.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
An international leader in educating for justice, John Jay offers a rich liberal arts and professional studies curriculum to a diverse student body in a vibrant urban setting. In teaching and research, the College defines justice both narrowly, with an eye to the needs of criminal justice and public service agencies, and broadly and humanistically, in terms of enduring questions about fairness, equality, and the rule of law.
Founded in 1870, Hunter is one of the oldest and most distinguished public colleges in the nation. It is the largest college in the CUNY system and the first choice of all students applying to CUNY. Hunter provides undergraduate and graduate students alike with first-rate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, as well as in professional fields including education, health professions, nursing, and social work.
Macaulay Honors College
Since 2001, Macaulay Honors College has gone from an idea on a blank piece of paper to one of the nation’s leading honors colleges. There are now 1,200 graduates of Macaulay who are defining success in 1,200 different and wonderful ways: as doctors and lawyers, as Rhodes Scholars and teachers, as mathematicians and writers and entrepreneurs and artists.
The City College of New York
Since its founding in 1847, The City College of New York has emphasized two guiding principles: academic excellence combined with access to higher education. This policy has produced remarkable results. Recognized as a premier public institution of higher education, CCNY is one of America’s great educational success stories. The City College of New York is the alma mater of nine Nobel Prize winners and of countless successful individuals in all fields of human endeavor.
LaGuardia Community College
The Policy Center for the First Year of College has recognized LaGuardia as one of only 13 National Institutions of Excellence- a distinction earned by only one other community college. LaGuardia graduates transfer to private and public senior colleges, where they earn bachelor’s degrees at a rate 33 percent higher than the national average.
Queens College provides a first-rate, globally focused education to talented people from all ethnic, social, and economic backgrounds, and consistently receives high ratings in the most prestigious college guidebooks. Its celebrated liberal arts curriculum offers the knowledge and skills students need to be successful in their careers and their lives.
Queensborough Community College
Queensborough Community College serves as a portal of entry into higher education for its local community and beyond. The Association of American Colleges and Universities has recently recognized Queensborough as a national leader in establishing an institution-wide, student-centered learning environment through its Freshman Academies.
York College provides students with a one-of-a-kind educational experience. It offers many qualities of a major university, including a distinguished faculty and strong pre-professional programs. At the same time, students benefit from individualized attention and a strong sense of community.
College of Staten Island
Academic excellence that enhances students’ intellectual and personal growth, as well as their professional success, is the College of Staten Island’s special mission. Many CSI undergraduates go on to pursue a master’s degree at the college. Doctoral programs, offered in cooperation with the CUNY Graduate Center, are also available.