Institutional Description

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) is the designated senior college of technology within the 25 campus City University of New York (CUNY). The college plays an important role in the education of future STEM and Health Sciences professionals. As per our mission statement, City Tech places an emphasis on applied skills and place-based learning built upon a vibrant general education foundation to equip students with both problem-solving skills and an understanding of the social contexts of technology that make its graduates competitive. The National Science Foundation ranks colleges awarding associate degrees in science and engineering by gender and race. City Tech ranks 8th for associate degrees to males, 7th for degrees to black students, and 9th to Asian students.

In the Fall semester 2023, 49% of all students were enrolled in baccalaureate programs, with a total student enrollment was 13,784. Sixty-five percent (65%) of students attended full-time and 35% attended part-time. Twenty-seven percent (27%) of students self-identified as Black (non-Hispanic), 34% as Hispanic, 21% as Asian, 11% as White, 2% as Other and 4% as Non-Resident. The student body reported 127 different countries of origin.

City Tech’s educational goals are to:

  • Develop knowledge from a range of disciplinary perspectives and hone the ability to deepen and continue learning.
  • Acquire and use the tools needed for communication, inquiry, analysis, and productive work.
  • Work productively within and across disciplines.
  • Understand and apply values, ethics, and diverse perspectives in personal, professional, civic, and cultural/global domains.

City Tech is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian America/Native American Pacific Island Serving Institution (AANAPISI).


National Science Foundation/ National Center for Science & Engineering Statistics (NCSES) Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering, 2021. (Tables 4-4 and 4-5)

City Tech Fact Sheet

City Tech Mission Statement and Educational Goals

From City Tech Office of Communications

About New York City College of Technology (City Tech)

City Tech is the designated college of technology within the City University of New York (CUNY), a national model for industry-aligned education, and an engine of economic mobility, located at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Founded in 1946, today City Tech offers 58 cutting-edge associate and baccalaureate degree programs spanning the technologies of art and design, architecture, biomedical informatics, business, teacher education, computer systems, engineering, entertainment, health care, hospitality, human services, legal studies, and the liberal arts and sciences. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American/Native American Pacific Island Serving Institution (AANAPISI), City Tech is committed to providing broad access to high quality technological and professional education for a diverse urban population.