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Welcome to the CUNY Graduate Center

Welcome to the CUNY Graduate Center

Our approach to graduate education is about more than just supporting new areas of interdisciplinary exploration. It’s about giving students the resources — strengthened by research and outreach partnerships at CUNY and throughout New York — they need to thrive in any workplace.

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Find Your Perfect Program

Choose from more than 40 outstanding doctoral and master’s programs in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. As a student at the Graduate Center, you’ll be immersed in a highly intellectual, collaborative culture and benefit from exceptional research and teaching experiences.

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Start the Application Process

Our step-by-step guide to the application process contains everything you need to know about deadlines, transcripts, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, and requirements for international students.

How to Apply
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Explore Financial Aid Opportunities

The Graduate Center is committed to providing all students — including those from underrepresented backgrounds — with access to robust financial resources. Learn more about how we can help you secure the funding you need to complete your degree.

Financing Your Education

Get to Know the Graduate Center

The CUNY Graduate Center, a leader in public graduate education, is committed to doctoral and master’s education for the public good.

Admissions Resources and Contacts

We are here to help you take the right next step.

Download our Quick-Reference Admissions Brochure

The Graduate Center Admissions Brochure provides a brief overview of our program offerings, student outcomes, and the benefits of pursuing your advanced degree at CUNY's hub for graduate and doctoral education.

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Connect with Us

The Office of Admissions is located in Room 7201 in the Graduate Center building at 365 Fifth Avenue and can be reached by phone at 212-817-7470.

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Upcoming Events and Information Sessions

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Digital Humanities Virtual Open House

Prospective students are invited to learn more about the CUNY Graduate Center's M.A. in Digital Humanities program.

5:00 pm — 6:00 pm


Recent Faculty Achievements

Sep 15, 2023

Recognizing Leaders of Hispanic Scholarship

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize our scholars who are leaders and pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

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