The City College of New York launched the CUNY ACE Program (Accelerate, Complete, Engage) with its inaugural cohort of transfer students that started this fall. ACE is a comprehensive program designed to help transfer students complete their bachelor’s degree in two years at an accelerated pace.
CCNY ACE is designed to empower transfer students who have completed their associate degree to advance in their educational studies. The program is made possible with funding from the Robin Hood Foundation.
The program is housed within the new Student Academic Success Hub (The Hub), formerly the Gateway Academic Center (GAC), under the leadership of Celia Lloyd, vice president of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Marva Bain, director of the Student Academic Success Hub, and Gabby Rosario, ACE director.
Modeled after CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP), ACE provides financial, academic and personal support, including intensive academic advisement and career development, as well as tuition, textbook and transportation assistance.
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Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided a high-quality and affordable education to generations of New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. CCNY embraces its position at the forefront of social change. It is ranked #1 by the Harvard-based Opportunity Insights out of 369 selective public colleges in the United States on the overall mobility index. This measure reflects both access and outcomes, representing the likelihood that a student at CCNY can move up two or more income quintiles. Education research organization Degree Choices ranks CCNY #1 nationally among universities for economic return on investment. In addition, the Center for World University Rankings places CCNY in the top 1.8% of universities worldwide in terms of academic excellence. Labor analytics firm Emsi (now Lightcast) puts at $1.9 billion CCNY’s annual economic impact on the regional economy (5 boroughs and 5 adjacent counties) and quantifies the “for dollar” return on investment to students, taxpayers and society. At City College, more than 15,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in eight schools and divisions, driven by significant funded research, creativity and scholarship. This year, CCNY launched its most expansive fundraising campaign, ever. The campaign, titled “Doing Remarkable Things Together” seeks to bring the College’s Foundation to more than $1 billion in total assets in support of the College mission. CCNY is as diverse, dynamic and visionary as New York City itself. View CCNY Media Kit.