CUNY – New York City College of Technology – City Tech

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The CUNY – New York City College of Technology has a large number of
students, with undergraduates numbering at
14,268. The school is one of the largest
schools that focus on technology in the
eastern portion of the U.S. The school is
sometimes called “City Tech,” because it
is in downtown Brooklyn, NY.

The school came about through the merging
of two schools: Voorhees Technical
Institute and New York City Community
College. Since that merging in the 1970s,
the school has grown to include more than
60 fields in technology in which a student
can receive a degree or certificate.

Admissions Information

New York City College of Technology does
charge an application fee of $65 to
attend. The school does offer an open
admission, but there are certain areas of
study where the school does only select a
few top applicants. The percentage of
those who apply and actually are admitted
is 89%.

College Majors

Finding and choosing the right college for
your education can be difficult. If you
have specific goals for your future, you
do not want to choose just any school. The
New York City College of Technology offers
an array of exciting majors in a
fast-paced city setting.

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art
Theater Design/Stagecraft

Business, Management & Marketing
Accounting
Fashion Marketing
Hospitality Administration/Management
Marketing Management
Travel/Tourism Management

Communications Technologies
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer Science
Computer/Information Sciences – General
Data Processing Technology
Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance

Education

Technology/Industrial Arts Education

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Technology
Civil Engineering/Technology
Construction/Building Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology
Electrical Engineering Technologies
Electromechanical Technologies
Heating/ A.C./Refrigeration

Health Professions & Clinical
Sciences

Dental Hygiene
Dental Laboratory Technology
Health Services Administration
Medical Radiologic Technology
Nursing (RN)
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Mathematics
Applied Mathematics

Public Administration & Services

Human Services
Youth Services
Science Technologies
Chemical Technology

Rankings

City Tech often ranks fairly high on U.S.
News and World Report’s survey on the
diversity of students in colleges. It is
also a leader in the retention of new
students, according to U.S. News and World
Report. The number of Asian-American,
Hispanic, and African Americans getting
associate degrees in engineering
technology is another area in which City
Tech is ranking high among colleges in the
U.S.

Accreditation

New York City College of Technology is
accredited by the Middle States
Association of Colleges
and Schools. The school is accredited to
give out undergraduate degrees.

Financial Aid

Before choosing the school where you hope
to receive your degree, you probably will
take the time to compare tuition costs as
well as the cost for fees. Applying for
financial aid from the federal government
is an important part of beginning your
college education. You probably do not
have enough for college lying around or
even in the bank. You will likely need
some assistance. If you believe that your
income is too high to be given federal
grants or other help, then you should
still fill out the application in case it
is needed by the university for their
programs.

City Tech does offer a number of
scholarships. The scholarships include the
following:

  • Benjamin Namm Scholarship – GPA 2.3
    or more; learning disabled focus
  • Benjamin Namm Distinguished Scholar
    Scholarship – transfers and continuing
    students must have 3.25 or more and be
    done with 60 credits
  • Inner Force Scholarship – GPA 3.0 or
    more; special consideration to
    participants in Inner Force Leadership
    Institute
  • Jewish Foundation for Education of
    Women Scholarship – GPA 3.0; financial
    need; focused on nursing, Radiologic
    Tech., Medical Imaging, and Dental
    Hygiene. For U.S. citizens; submit
    application with letter of
    recommendation and a personal
    statement about how you are committed
    to healthcare
  • Grainger Scholarship – for those
    majoring in facilities management
  • Joyce Palmer Scholarship – for
    female students of African descent who
    have overcome adversity
  • Lolita Taylor Memorial Scholarship –
    for female students of African descent
    who have overcome adversity
  • Martin & Sharon Jaffe
    Scholarship – for incoming freshmen
    with a 90 % or more, SAT of 11050 or
    more, or for transfer/continuing
    students with GPA of 3.7 or more
  • May Lindenberg Scholarship – GPA 2.5
    or more and two letters or
    recommendation
  • Michael Hahn Memorial Scholarship –
    for non-citizen student who cannot get
    other aid; must be full-time in a
    degree program at the school
  • Patrician Sloane Memorial
    Scholarship – for students going for a
    bachelor’s degree with
    a 3.5 GPA or more in the classes done
    at City Tech; applicants are required
    to take 12 credits every semester
  • Presidential Scholarship – High
    school percentage of 90% or more, in
    top 20% of class, must have SAT of
    1080 or more, and provide a personal
    statement along with two letters
    recommending the student.
  • Ursula Schwerin Scholarship- 3.5 GPA
    is required
  • William Volckhausen Memorial
    Scholarship – full-tuition scholarship
    as well as other financial support;
    GPA of 3.2 or higher

General Information

Admission

Office
300 Jay Street Namm G17
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 260-5500
Fax: (718) 260-5504

Contact: Alexis Chaconis
Director of Admissions

Main

Address
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201-1909
(718) 260-5000
www.citytech.cuny.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 14,268
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 3,158
Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,442

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees

offered:
Associate
Bachelor's

Admissions Information

Application

Fee
College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $65
Online application fee: $65

Enrollment

Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 89%
Open admission, but with selective
admission to some programs
Percent of students who return for
sophomore year: 79%

College Majors

Arts,

Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising

Art A,B
Theater
Design/Stagecraft B,C

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

A
Fashion
marketing A
Hospitality

Administration/Management A,B
Marketing

Management A
Travel/Tourism

Management B

Communications Technologies
Graphic/Printing

Equipment Operation A,B,C

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer
Science A
Computer/Information

Sciences – General A,B
Data
Processing Technology A

Construction Trades
Building/Property

Maintenance B,C

Education
Technology/Industrial

Arts Education B

Engineering Technologies
Architectural

technology A,B
Civil
Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building

Technologies A,C
Drafting
and Design Technology A
Electrical

Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical

Technologies A,B
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration

A
Mechanical

Engineering Technology A
Telecommunications

A,B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Dental
Hygiene A
Dental
Laboratory Technology A
Health
Services Administration B
Medical
Radiologic Technology A
Nursing
(RN) A
Opticianry/Opthalmic

Dispensing Services A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal

Assistance A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal
Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Applied
Mathematics B

Public Administration &
Services

Human
Services A,B
Youth
Services C

Science Technologies
Chemical
Technology A

Degree
levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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the accuracy of information on
this page. All information is
subject to change. You should
confirm all information with a
college admissions officer.


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