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CUNY School of Professional Studies Stats, Info and Facts

Mission Statement

Drawing its sense of purpose from its receptiveness to new challenges, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) of The City University of New York (CUNY) also draws great strength and pride from its vanguard role in the world's largest public urban university, serving and reflecting New York's diverse needs and constituencies. CUNY SPS is committed to CUNY's core mission of access with excellence, with programs and services that add new dimensions to this mission. Dedicated to being responsive and innovative - responsive to emerging needs, innovative in addressing them - CUNY SPS gives students high-quality instruction and extraordinary academic support in programs offered online, in traditional classroom settings, and in the workplace. The School's undergraduate and graduate degree programs, advanced and undergraduate certificates, and professional development courses provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater participation in social institutions, and new ways to meet the constant need to upgrade knowledge.

Quick Facts

Student Population
  • 324 full time students
  • 2,039 part-time students
  • 610 male students
  • 1,353 female students

Admitted Students 2012-2013
  • Applied- 1,396
  • Admitted- 767
  • Overall Acceptance Rate- 56%

At a Glance

  • Institution Type: Public
  • Campus Setting: Urban and Online
  • Highest Degree Offered: Master's Degree
  • Level of Institution: Four or more years
  • Academic Calendar
  • School Mascot: Lexington Lynx
  • School Colors: Blue, Green, Purple and Orange

Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Nina from Broolyn, NY
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  • CUNY School of Professional Studies offers an amazing opportunity for those who cannot attend college physically. I wasn'Â?t confident at first that I would be able to study alone, separated…

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  • Chantale from New York, NY
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  • They have the most helpful academic advisers. The turn around time for help with assignments is 24 hours which is excellent. The online tutors are extremely helpful.…

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