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The Graduate Center, CUNY is a public institution located in New York, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

224 Undergraduate Degrees
196 Graduate Degrees

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The Graduate Center, CUNY Rankings

We have ranked The Graduate Center as #30 out of 1,509 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. The Graduate Center also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

The Graduate Center has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#21 Best Healthcare Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Healthcare Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Most Popular Healthcare Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at The Graduate Center.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Public Health Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Communication Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Public Health Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Communication Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Value Public Health Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards The Graduate Center has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#15 Best Nursing Schools Nursing Degree Search
#29 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#45 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is The Graduate Center, CUNY?

Location of The Graduate Center, CUNY

Contact details for The Graduate Center are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-817-7000
Website: www.gc.cuny.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theGraduateCenter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/gradcenternews

How Do I Get Into The Graduate Center?

You can apply to The Graduate Center online at: https://www.gc.cuny.edu/Prospective-Current-Students/Prospective-Students/Application-Instructions-Forms

Can I Afford The Graduate Center, CUNY?

4.6% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at The Graduate Center is 4.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The Graduate Center, CUNY Undergraduate Student Diversity

468 Full-Time Undergraduates
72% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,498 undergraduate students at The Graduate Center, with 468 being full-time and 2,030 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  The Graduate Center

There are also 6,005 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 468 full-time undergraduates at The Graduate Center, 28% are male and 72% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  The Graduate Center

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The Graduate Center, CUNY students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of The Graduate Center Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 48
Black or African American 125
Hispanic or Latino 167
White 108
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 13

Online Learning at The Graduate Center, CUNY

2,981 Took All Classes Online
3,268 Took At Least One Class Online
15.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at The Graduate Center. In 2017-2018, 3,268 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at The Graduate Center has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 11th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of The Graduate Center

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The Graduate Center, CUNY was 15.0%. This is the #909 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at The Graduate Center regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of The Graduate Center majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 36%
Health Information Management 13%
Nursing 18%
Registered Nursing 21%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at The Graduate Center ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at The Graduate Center.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Information Management #14
Health & Medical Administrative Services #123
Registered Nursing #167
Nursing #216

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The Graduate Center, CUNY Healthcare Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Public Health 0 0 0 28 116 10 154
Registered Nursing 0 0 150 0 0 0 150
Health Information Management 0 0 52 0 0 0 52
Health Care Management 5 0 0 14 0 0 19
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 17 0 0 0 0 17
Other Public Health 0 0 0 0 9 0 9
Audiology/Audiologist 0 0 0 0 0 8 8
Nursing Science 0 0 0 0 0 8 8
Speech Pathology & Audiology 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Communication Sciences & Disorders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dietetics/Dietitian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hospital & Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Informatics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursing Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursing Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health Services Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
International Public Health/International Health 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Health Education and Promotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 17 202 42 126 28 420

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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