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August 5, 2014

Princeton Review Names City College One of America’s Best Colleges

Admissions, financial aid, and academics are key factors

The City College of New York is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review, and is featured in the new 2015 edition of The Best 379 Colleges. According to The Princeton Review, "City College is one of the toughest CUNY schools to get into" and boasts programs such as the Macaulay Honors College and the City College Honors Program.

In its profile, The Princeton Review praises City College for rigorous admission standards and financial aid opportunities while CCNY students cite academic programs, professors, diversity of student body, and strong ties to research as key factors that make City College one of the best institutions in the country.

"The Princeton Review ranking illustrates the mission and strength of City College, which is home to nationally recognized faculty scholars, award-winning programs, exceptional students and graduates, and innovative research that is transforming the world," said Lisa S. Coico, president.

Whether students are looking for preparation for an exciting career or graduate and doctoral studies, City College offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture, education, engineering, the arts and humanities, the social sciences and science, and a unique BS/MD program.

View the complete listing of The Best 379 Colleges.

About The City College of New York

Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.

About The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review is a leading test preparation and college admission services company. Every year it helps millions of college- and graduate school-bound students achieve their education and career goals through its test preparation, tutoring, and admissions services, its online resources, and its more than 150 print and digital books published by Random House LLC. The company delivers its services via a network of more than 4,000 teachers and tutors in the U.S.A. and Canada, and through its international franchises in 14 other countries. The company also partners directly with school districts and non-governmental organizations to provide students with college readiness services including college selection, test preparation, financial aid advice, and admissions support. The Princeton Review is headquartered in Natick, MA. For more information, visit the Princeton Review website and their Facebook page.