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
  • 25 colleges and professional schools
  • 100 research centers and institutes
  • 31 libraries 

Spitzer School of Architecture

  • $6,485 tuition per semester for New York State residents (2019-2020)
  • $945 per credit for non-residents (2019-2020)
  • 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, MS Arch, B Arch, BS)
  • 140 graduate students (fall 2019)
  • 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 2019 New Graduate Students

  • 62 new graduate students: 9 in Urban Design, 11 in Landscape Architecture, and 42 in Architecture.
  • 20 different countries represented; United States, Ecuador, Russia, Nicaragua, Peru, Cuba, Brazil, India, Mexico, Turkey, Iran, Canada, Honduras, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Albania, Colombia, Korea, St. Lucia, and Hong Kong.
  • Average age: 28 years old; age range: 37 years
  • 34 women, 28 men