Welcome to the City College of New York

The City College of New York (established as 'The Free Academy' in 1847) is the founding institution of the City University of New York and home to eight schools and divisions, each dedicated to the advancement of research and knowledge. We're the place where Albert Einstein first presented his theory of general relativity outside of Europe, our alumni discovered the polio vaccine, helped build the Internet, and designed the Panama Canal. And, our alumni have gone on to become Supreme Court Justices, Secretaries of State, leaders of industry, world-renowned researchers and award winning actors and musicians. We’re the City College of yesterday, today and tomorrow. See yourself here. City College

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CCNY Fast Facts

Why CCNY? Here are a few reasons.

$5M+

Total student scholarships, stipends, and fellowships awarded

115+

Number of undergraduate majors and master's programs

95.6%

Full-time faculty members who hold terminal degrees in their fields

150+

Total number of countries that CCNY students represent

CCNY Fast Facts Sheet

Spotlights

Victoria Frye, associate professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY

PROMOTING SAFETY AND WELL-BEING

Victoria Frye, associate professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY, is the recipient of a NIMH grant.

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CCNY Students

ASPIRING TOWARDS GREATER SUCCESS

Five CCNY students have been awarded the 2019 Mellon Mays Fellowships to pursue their doctoral careers.

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CCNY engineer Masahiro Kawaji

NUCLEAR INNOVATION FOR THE FUTURE

CCNY engineer Masahiro Kawaji is leading U.S. Department of Energy research to make next generation nuclear reactors safer.

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CCNY Volleyball Team

OUTSTANDING STUDENT-ATHLETES

CCNY men's volleyball program ranked among best in the U.S. for student-athletes, according to NCSA.

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Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

PREPARING TOMORROW’S GLOBAL LEADERS

Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, has joined the Colin Powell School's Board of Visitors.

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CCNY Shepard Hall

CCNY NAMED A BEST COLLEGE

Princeton Review recognizes CCNY as a regional and national leader in high quality and affordable education.

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Looking Forward: Strategic Plan 2019

Learn more about where CCNY, the home of upward social mobility, is planning to go in the coming year and beyond. 

Explore Our Five Year Plan