City University of New York - The City College of New York

New York, NY

CCNY says, "The aims of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) are several: firstly, to develop students as broadly cultivated and intellectual citizens of the world in which they live; secondly, to impart to students a critical cast of mind that is agile in its reception of new ideas, and accustomed to the mastery of new skills; thirdly, to educate students so that each may be able to perform some particular function in the community in a worthy and ethical manner." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:12,893
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:11%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,689 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$13,799 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "U.S. Experience in its Diversity" requirement may be fulfilled by courses that are narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    City University of New York - The City College of New York uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/08/2016


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