City University of New York

  • the city university of new york
    city university of new york seal.svg
    mottolatin: eruditio populi liberi spes gentium
    motto in english
    the education of free people is the hope of humanity[1]
    typepublic university system
    established1961[2]
    budget$3.0 billion[3]
    chancellorfélix v. matos rodríguez[4]
    academic staff
    45,232[5]
    students274,000[6]
    location
    new york city
    ,
    new york
    campus25 campuses[7]
    websitecuny.edu
    city university of new york wordmark.svg

    the city university of new york (cuny i/) is the public university system of new york city. it is the largest urban university system in the united states, comprising 26 campuses: eleven senior colleges, seven community colleges, one undergraduate honors college, and seven post-graduate institutions. while its constituent colleges date back as far as 1847, the city university was established in 1961. the university enrolls more than 275,000 students, and counts thirteen nobel prize winners and twenty-four macarthur fellows among its alumni.[8]

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  • city university television (cuny tv)
  • city university film festival (cunyff)
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The City University of New York
City University of New York seal.svg
MottoLatin: Eruditio populi liberi spes gentium
Motto in English
The education of free people is the hope of humanity[1]
TypePublic university system
Established1961[2]
Budget$3.0 billion[3]
ChancellorFélix V. Matos Rodríguez[4]
Academic staff
45,232[5]
Students274,000[6]
Location
New York City
,
New York
Campus25 campuses[7]
Websitecuny.edu
City University of New York wordmark.svg

The City University of New York (CUNY i/) is the public university system of New York City. It is the largest urban university system in the United States, comprising 26 campuses: eleven senior colleges, seven community colleges, one undergraduate honors college, and seven post-graduate institutions. While its constituent colleges date back as far as 1847, the City University was established in 1961. The university enrolls more than 275,000 students, and counts thirteen Nobel Prize winners and twenty-four MacArthur Fellows among its alumni.[8]