Graduate Admissions

Facts and Figures

City College of New York

  • 16,150 students
  • 70+ graduate and advanced certification programs across 8 graduate schools and divisions
  • More than 150 countries represented
  • 10 Nobel Laureates
  • See City Facts for more stats

City University of New York

  • 30,000 graduate students
  • 24 colleges and professional schools
  • 100 research centers and institutes
  • 31 libraries 

Spitzer School of Architecture

  • $6,300 tuition per semester for New York State residents (2018-2019)
  • $920 per credit for non-residents (2018-2019)
  • 1 research center
  • 26 full-time faculty
  • 40+ adjunct faculty
  • At least 1 visiting critic each semester
  • 31 studios
  • 7 degree programs, including 4 listed within the U.S. government’s official STEM fields list (M Arch I, M Arch II, B Arch, BS)
  • 143 graduate students (fall 2018)
  • 54% of graduate students receiving financial aid (fall 2017)
  • 135,000 square-foot building
  • 1 rooftop amphitheater
  • 1 café
  • 60 foot-high central atrium gallery
  • 36,000 volumes in Architecture Library
  • 3,000 square-foot fabrication shop and digital fabrication facility with wood-working machines, laser cutters, milling machines, and 3D printers
  • 1 Solar Roofpod and Urban Farm
  • 13 staff members
  • 54 graduate degrees granted (2018)

Fall 2018 New Graduate Students

  • 64 new graduate students: 16 in Urban Design, 12 in Landscape Architecture, and 36 in Architecture
  • 23 different countries represented
  • Average age: 27 years old; age range: 32 years
  • 37 women, 27 men