Our University

The City University of New York is the nation’s leading urban public university. Founded in 1847, CUNY counts 13 Nobel Prize and 24 MacArthur (“Genius”) grant winners among its alumni. CUNY students, alumni and faculty have garnered scores of other…

Our History

The City University of New York was established by an act of the State Legislature in 1961 and thereafter the University was authorized to award the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. In 1969, the Board of Higher Education recommended that…
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