CUNY City College (City)

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CUNY City College can be found in New York, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 17,000 students are enrolled at CUNY City College.

Many students at CUNY City College scored in the range of 990 (25th percentile) - 1230 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. 34% of all applicants are admitted to City, from which 18% choose to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected City acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 32%.

Overall City Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY City College was reported as 34.1% in Fall 2012 with over 22,200 college applications submitted to City. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY City College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 37.4%
  • 2009-2010: 31.1%
  • 2010-2011: 29.9%
  • 2011-2012: 30.6%
  • 2012-2013: 34.1%
  • Projected City Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 32.3%

How Does City Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CUNY City College is sixty-three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Yeshiva University82.2%
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice34.1%
Fordham University47.1%
CUNY Lehman College23.3%
Fashion Institute of Technology44.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

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