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The Division of Science at City College has a proud legacy and an exciting future.  Ten Nobel Laureates studied science and mathematics at CCNY.  Our faculty conduct cutting edge research on everything from climate change to structural biology to sustainable energy, and everything in between.  City College students, even as undergraduates, have an unprecedented opportunity to work in these labs.  In the past 8 years the Division has produced two Rhodes Scholars and several Goldwater and Truman scholars, as well as graduates who have gone on to the most prestigious graduate schools, supported by grants from the National Science Foundation to pursue their research.

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♦ Dean's Office Hours (Walk in and on Zoom)

All visitors are welcome in person during regular business hours Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. The main office is located on the 13th floor of Marshak Science Building in RM 1320.

Office staff can also conduct virtual Zoom meetings. Meetings can be scheduled Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Prior registration required)

♦ Division of Science Youtube Channel.

Science Mentoring Program (SMP)

SMP members are supported by a panel of experienced mentors who introduce the members to university life and work alongside them in task-based activities. Visit our website for details.

♦ Summer and Fall 2022 Advising Availability

If you need to speak to a Division of Science advisor about Summer or Fall 2022 registration, including removing a hold, please make an appointment using the link on the Office of Student Success website.


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Excellence in Teaching and Research


Full-Time Faculty

$15 Million

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Bachelors Degrees Awarded in 2020


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Latest News from the Division

Read the latest issue of our newsletter "Science Matters"

NSF Grant Winners Fall 2022
Award winners: Dr. Jeruzalmi, Dr. O'Brien, Dr. Stark
Six Million from NSF to Further Student Training

Two new grants, both from the National Science Foundation will help to prepare students for careers in nanoscience as well as in the fields of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Biodesign. Three members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry were among the PI's on these awards.

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Pouyan Ghaemi Quantum Computer_Physics Research_2022
Quantum Computing Breakthrough

Associate Professor Pouyan Ghaemi and colleagues recently developed a novel algorithm for quantum computing that may be useful for materials research including superconductors. The research was funded by the National Science Foundation as well as the Engineering and Science Research Council of the UK.

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New Grant to Study Alzheimer's

Biology Professor Christine Li has received $250k to expand her work on the molecular basis of Alzheimer's disease from the Alzheimer's Association of America. Model studies in the nematode C. elegans may one day help unlock new treatments for patients.

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Division of Science Diversity Statement

For over 150 years, The City College of New York has provided access to excellence in the scientific disciplines for the diverse population of New York City, molding sharp minds from all backgrounds into a potent STEM workforce to meet national needs. Today, the Division of Science aspires to ensure a diverse and engaging environment, knowing that the creative energy and innovative insights that result from diversity are vital for the intellectual rigor and social fabric of the College, and are requisite for a highly effective scientific workforce of the future. As a scholarly community, the Division welcomes people of all racial, ethnic, cultural, socio-economic, national and international backgrounds, without regard to religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Contact Information
Undergraduate Students
CCAPP Office 
160 Convent Avenue
Marshak Science Building, Plaza Level
New York, NY 10031
p: 212-650-5780
f: 212-650-5773
Graduate Students
Division of Science Office
160 Convent Avenue
Marshak Science Building, Room 1320
New York, NY  10031
p:  212.650.6850
f:  212.650.7948
Dean's Office
Division of Science Dean's Office
160 Convent Avenue
Marshak Science Building, Room 1320
New York, NY  10031
p:  212.650.6850
f:  212.650.7948