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…

Fast Facts

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (CUNY BA, estab. 1971) is a University-wide, individualized degree. It’s an exciting, versatile, rewarding degree route for highly-motivated, self-directed students whose academic goals transcend traditional majors. CUNY BA attracts many of the best…
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