City College of New York

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City College of New York
motto Respice, Adspice, Prospice
founding 1847
Sponsorship state
place New York City , New York , USA
president Robert E. Paaswell (acting)
Students 15,402

The City College of New York (also known as City College of The City University of New York , City College , CCNY or City is known) is a state university in New York City in the US state of New York . Founded in 1847 , it is the oldest location of the City University of New York . In the fall of 2008, over 15,000 students were enrolled at City College, the majority of whom have been women for over ten years; the proportion of Master’s students has been between 20 and 30 percent in recent years.


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  • Julian Levinson: City College. In: Dan Diner (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture (EJGK). Volume 1: A-Cl. Metzler, Stuttgart / Weimar 2011, ISBN 978-3-476-02501-2 , pp. 502-505.

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Commons : City College of New York  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. City College of New York: City Facts Fall 2008  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. ( PDF , 2.97 MB), accessed December 28, 2009@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /  

Coordinates: 40 ° 49 ′ 7.5 ″  N , 73 ° 57 ′ 2.1 ″  W.