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The Graduate Center, CUNY is a public institution situated in New York, New York. New York is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

899 Master's Degrees
401 Doctor's Degrees

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The Graduate Center, CUNY Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, The Graduate Center is ranked #80 out of 807 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 63 colleges in New York, it is ranked at #9.

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
#57 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#106 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#143 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#254 Most Popular Master’s Degree 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
#2 Best Radio, Television & Digital Communication Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Communication & Journalism Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Public Health Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Communication Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Health Professions 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
#12 Highest Paid General Business/Commerce Graduates College Factual
#29 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#30 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#45 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#88 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates College Factual
#111 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing 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

The Graduate Center, CUNY Graduate Student Diversity

62% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,005 graduate students at The Graduate Center, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Gender Diversity at  The Graduate Center

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of The Graduate Center Graduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 548
Black or African American 890
Hispanic or Latino 931
White 2,510
International Students 986
Other Races/Ethnicities 140

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 18th 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 #661 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
Business Administration & Management 35%
Business, Management & Marketing 30%
Computer & Information Sciences 1%
Computer Information Systems 13%
Ethnic Studies 6%
General Psychology 48%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 43%
Health Professions 3%
Legal Professions 50%
Legal Professions (Other) 50%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 8%
Liberal Arts General Studies 8%

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
Legal Professions (Other) #3
Sociology #6
Ethnic Studies #6
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies #7
Legal Professions #13
General Psychology #16
General Business/Commerce #18
Computer Information Systems #25
Communication & Journalism #40
Social Sciences #41
Health & Medical Administrative Services #43
Psychology #48
Computer & Information Sciences #62
Nursing #157
Business Administration & Management #230
Health Professions #240
Business, Management & Marketing #265

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 Graduate Concentrations

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

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Public Health 28 125 10 163
Business Administration & Management 35 64 0 99
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 93 0 93
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 88 0 88
General Psychology 0 48 21 69
Computer Information Systems 0 52 0 52
Chemistry 0 24 26 50
Ethnic Studies 10 39 0 49
Human Resource Management 24 22 0 46
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 21 25 46
Social Work 0 35 7 42
General English Literature 0 16 22 38
Urban Studies 3 35 0 38
General Biology 0 15 21 36
Political Science & Government 0 25 9 34
Drama & Theater Arts 0 21 10 31
Romance Languages 0 12 16 28
Legal Professions (Other) 28 0 0 28
Philosophy 0 9 17 26
History 0 13 11 24
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 11 13 24
Economics 0 13 11 24
Physics 0 10 13 23
Anthropology 0 8 15 23
Music 0 12 11 23
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 12 10 22
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 7 15 22
Sociology 0 8 13 21
Computer Science 0 6 14 20
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 13 20
Educational Administration 0 6 13 19
Child Development & Psychology 0 6 13 19
Public Administration 19 0 0 19
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 6 12 18
General Business/Commerce 0 5 11 16
Area Studies 6 9 0 15
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 0 0 14
Mathematics 0 7 6 13
Communication Sciences 0 1 10 11
Nursing 0 0 8 8
Cultural Studies & Analysis 7 0 0 7
Other Psychology 0 2 4 6
Other Computer & Information Sciences 4 0 0 4
Medieval Studies 4 0 0 4
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4 0 0 4
Journalism 3 0 0 3
Classical Languages & Literature 0 3 0 3
International Studies 0 2 0 2
Biopsychology 0 0 1 1
Computational Science 0 1 0 1
Other Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 0 0
Chemical Engineering 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0
Statistics 0 0 0 0
Museum Studies 0 0 0 0
Materials Sciences 0 0 0 0
Demography & Population Studies 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 189 899 401 1,489

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.

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