Application Fee
$65
Graduate Application Fee
$125
Acceptance Rate
46%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
15%
Freshmen Enrollment
2,092
SAT Scores
1,145

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 30,013 students have applied and 13,953 students have allowed to admit to CUNY City College (Acceptance rate: 46.49%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 14.99 % where 2,092 students have finally enrolled out of 13,953 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York.
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,145 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
CUNY City College1,1450
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York113572

SAT Score by Subject

At CUNY City College, 2,010 students submitted SAT scores (96% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,145 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520610
Mathematics520640
Total1,0401,250

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to CUNY City College. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to CUNY City College
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended