CUNY New York City College of Technology

Tel: (718)260-5500
16,180 students
Public institution
CUNY New York City College of Technology was founded in 1946, under the name “The New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences.” The urgent mission at the time was to provide training to GIs returning from the Second World War and to provide New York with the technically proficient workforce it would need to thrive in the emerging post-war economy. No one in 1946 could have predicted the transformation the College has experienced. Our mission, however, has not changed; It is still urgent, and it is still focused on preparing a technically proficient workforce and well-educated citizens. The College’s offerings encompass the pre-professional, professional and technical programs that respond to regional economic needs and provide access to higher education for all who seek fulfillment of career and economic goals through education. The 60 registered programs offered allow graduates to pursue careers in the architectural and engineering technologies, the computer, entertainment, and health professions, human services, advertising and publishing, hospitality, business, and law-related professions, as well as programs in career and technical teacher education.
School Highlights:
CUNY New York City College of Technology serves 16,180 students (63% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
CUNY New York City College of Technology is one of 6 community colleges within Kings County, NY.
The nearest community college is ASA College (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
CUNY New York City College of Technology Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 16,180 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
16,180 students
1,388 students
CUNY New York City College of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
10,122 students
836 students
CUNY New York City College of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,058 students
1,036 students
CUNY New York City College of Technology Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
CUNY New York City College of Technology sch enrollment CUNY New York City College of Technology sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
17%
2%
CUNY New York City College of Technology Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
22%
7%
CUNY New York City College of Technology Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
39%
11%
CUNY New York City College of Technology Black (2006-2012)
% White
20%
67%
CUNY New York City College of Technology White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
CUNY New York City College of Technology More (2011-2012)
CUNY New York City College of Technology sch ethnicity CUNY New York City College of Technology sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.73 0.44
CUNY New York City College of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,769 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,979 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,769 $5,890
CUNY New York City College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,979 $10,047
CUNY New York City College of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 87%
78%
CUNY New York City College of Technology Percent Admitted (2008-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 954
940
CUNY New York City College of Technology sat total (2010-2012)
SAT Reading 449
465
CUNY New York City College of Technology sat reading (2010-2012)
SAT Math 505
475
CUNY New York City College of Technology sat math (2010-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Brooklyn community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Brooklyn is Gamla college. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.