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CUNY City College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,795 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,430 tuition
$13,788 on campus room & board
$1,248 books
$329 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$27,005 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,640 tuition
$13,788 on campus room & board
$1,248 books
$329 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,682 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
76% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($4,935 avg)
65% get state aid ($3,907 avg)
5% get institn'l aid ($5,682 avg)
9% get loans ($4,610 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.42% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.26% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,086 73%
Federal Grant Aid $4,935 62%
Pell Grants $4,860 62%
Other Federal Grants $408 11%
Institution Grant Aid $5,682 5%
State Grant Aid $3,907 65%
Student Loans $4,610 9%
Federal Loans $4,610 9%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does CUNY City College offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $230
Out of State $485


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Deanne from Bronx, NY
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    The teachers are amazing! The campus is beautiful! The gym on campus and courts are huge!

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  • 5
  • Judy Bronx, NY
  • Feb-01-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a very reasonably priced school. Scholarships and financial aid go a long way.

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  • 5
  • Mar from New York
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Lunch at the local Chinese diners are five dollars for a full meal with drink. There is a weekly newsletter that points out the next restaurants with budget on mind.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Yonkers, NY
  • Nov-15-2013 I am a current student here

    People come to CCNY (and CUNYS in general) because of it's low tuition cost. CCNY is about $2500-$3000 a semester (about $5000 a year) and it is ranked as one of Princeton Review's and US news best colleges. CCNY is a good school, for very cheap.

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