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Eligibility and Applications



Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or science from an accredited US college or university. Applicants with degrees in other fields may qualify for admission to the program depending on their experience and academic achievements. For all applicants, the expectation is a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) are not required, nor are portfolios.

International Applicants

International student applicants must have an equivalent degree from their foreign institution, a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, and a minimum passing IBT (Internet-Based Test) TOEFL score of 79.

Admissions Process

An Admissions Committee consisting of faculty members from architecture, engineering, and science will review applications and determine admission into the program.

The Sustainability in the Urban Environment Program accepts applications for students who begin the program each fall. For the upcoming regular admissions cycle--for students who will begin in fall 2020--the application deadline will likely be March 1, 2020. The application process (online only) is managed by the Graduate Admissions office at City College. To access the online application portal, click on the "Graduate Admissions Online Application" link on the right side of this page.

Admissions Information

Call (212) 650-6977 or write

The website for the online application: Graduate Admissions Online Application.

Mail official transcripts to:

        Office of Graduate Admissions
        Wille Administration Building
        Room 101
        160 Convent Avenue
        New York, NY 10031

The application fee, payable by check or money order, is $75. Instructions can be found in Graduate Admissions Step 2.