City College of New York
#58 Overall Influence

City College of New York

Senior college of the City University of New York in New York City

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The City College of the City University of New York is a public college of the City University of New York system in New York City. Founded in 1847, City College was the first free public institution of higher education in the United States. It is the oldest of CUNY’s 24 institutions of higher learning, and is considered its flagship college.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

21,982

Acceptance

48%

Graduation Rate

47%

Median SAT Score

1155

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,730

Fees (in-state)

$410

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,900

Employed

87%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

13K

Under-Grads

11K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

160 Convent Ave, New York NY 10031

What is City College of New York known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#43 World Rank #20 USA Rank
Literature
#36 World Rank #20 USA Rank
Psychology
#29 World Rank #25 USA Rank
Social Work
#77 World Rank #26 USA Rank
Physics
#54 World Rank #30 USA Rank
Law
#54 World Rank #30 USA Rank
Economics
#87 World Rank #31 USA Rank
Mathematics
#84 World Rank #31 USA Rank
Philosophy
#65 World Rank #32 USA Rank
Sociology
#40 World Rank #36 USA Rank
Communications
#51 World Rank #36 USA Rank
Education
#69 World Rank #36 USA Rank
History
#50 World Rank #42 USA Rank
Business
#69 World Rank #43 USA Rank
Computer Science
#86 World Rank #45 USA Rank
Anthropology
#130 World Rank #48 USA Rank
Chemistry
#78 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Political Science
#89 World Rank #59 USA Rank
Engineering
#131 World Rank #70 USA Rank
Biology
#134 World Rank #76 USA Rank
Medical
#196 World Rank #94 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#255 World Rank #169 USA Rank
Nursing
#684 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#81 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are City College of New York's Most influential alumni?

City College of New York's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Communications. City College of New York’s most academically influential people include Henry Miller, Abraham Maslow, and Kenneth Arrow.

Henry Miller
Henry Miller

American novelist

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Abraham Maslow
Abraham Maslow

American psychologist

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Kenneth Arrow
Kenneth Arrow

American economist

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Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick

American filmmaker

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Jonas Salk
Jonas Salk

Inventor of polio vaccine

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Samuel R. Delany
Samuel R. Delany

American author, professor and literary critic

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Richard Herrnstein
Richard Herrnstein

American psychologist

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Bob Kahn
Bob Kahn

American Internet pioneer, engineer and computer scientist

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Julian Schwinger
Julian Schwinger

American theoretical physicist

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Arthur Kornberg
Arthur Kornberg

American biochemist

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Lewis Mumford
Lewis Mumford

American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology and literary critic

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Leonard Susskind
Leonard Susskind

American physicist

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