New York, NY
Tuition (in-state)
$11,969 ($5,759)
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Reviews 805 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: I am not aware if the drug scene at my school

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I believe the security on campus is great.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: The professors are extremely strict.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I am not aware of the information about off campus housing

3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: I usually don't attend the schools parties

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: The convenience taking the train and bus is fine. However, when the weather is bad its difficult making it to class on time. The cost is expensive also.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus, but the social atmosphere is great

2 College Sophomore

Weather: It's difficult getting to school when there are rain and snow storms. Plus, city college is near the water so it's extremely cold in the fall and winter. However when it is nice outside getting to school is no problem

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: The diversity at city college is part of what makes city college the school that it is. Every class that I have been enrolled in has been interesting because it was diverse. It took me out of my comfort zone but I love that I learn more about the people around me.

4 College Student

Scholarships: I got the regilar Fafsa award and it covers my education costs

4 College Student

Campus Housing: The buildings are new and the living situation is more like apartments than dorms which is nice

3 College Student

Athletics: No one really pays attention..

5 College Student

Transportation: The campus is close to multiple subway stations and there is a campus shuttle to and from the stations making getting to and from campus very easy

3 College Freshman

Transportation: I heard about the campus shuttle but haven't used it yet.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I seriously do not have any idea about how Greek life affected my campus life. Indifferent about it what so ever.

3 College Freshman

Majors: I never did any internship but I'm seriously looking forward to it after this semester.

3 College Freshman

Majors: I was concerned about getting a job in my field before. But after discussing it to my counselor I have reconsidered to go for it.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I have never seen any drug abuse on campus. I'm pretty sure they are very strict about it too.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: I have never heard any raves on political issues,not sure.

3 College Freshman

Computers: I always have issues with CITYNET. I don't know if it's just me or happens with everyone.

3 College Freshman

Weather: The weather in general is always nice until there is some storm coming up and CCNY is always open whether there's a storm or not.

3 College Freshman

Nightlife: I don't really know much about it as I just transferred here. But I'm looking forward to it.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel completely safe in my campus at the daytime. But at night I cant see many security guards around.

2 College Freshman

Majors: It wasn't hard to get into my program. But now i plan to transfer to the engineering school and I am looking forward to some real tough challenges.

3 College Freshman

Majors: Im not into a specific program right now. But I plan to get into the engineering school which is going to be tough.


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Melissa Charles & Garri Rivkin
New York, N.Y. & Vilnius, Lithuania
International Development of Women through Arts & English Literature
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City College may be small compared to the other universities in New York City, but it still kicks butt. City has many special attributes that most students won't find anywhere else, including the diversity, the crazy amount of scholarships available, the amazing fellowships and internships, and the professors. It may be a public college, but the professors who teach are still highly qualified. They hail from Ivy League schools and well-known private universities from around the United States to teach a dedicated bunch of City College students—students who are friendly, easy to talk to, and worth making friends with.

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