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The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides top-ranked online programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or a certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers. 

Led by CUNY’s nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, our undergraduate and graduate, certificate, and non-degree workforce development programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.

CUNY SPS at a glance

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96%

Students taking courses online

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73%

CUNY undergrads graduate debt free

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37%

Students that work full-time

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96%

Gen Ed courses are zero textbook cost or low-cost

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7,000+

Certificates and degrees awarded

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Academic advisement for undergrads

CUNY SPS is ranked #10 in the Nation on U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs list.

U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Online Programs Badge

Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the U.S.’s top online schools annually, and noted for our soaring growth and enrollment, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. Our renowned and affordable online programs—which offer in-state tuition to all students regardless of where they live—ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.

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Dean Jorge Silva-Puras

Dean Silva-Puras offers a warm welcome to the Spring 2022 semester at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS).

US News 2022 Ranking Badges for Undergrad Business and Psychology Programs

In its 2022 lists, the publisher ranked CUNY SPS's BA in Psychology #2 in the nation and its BS in Business #30 in the nation.

U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Online Bachelor's Programs Badge

CUNY SPS is ranked #10 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, and also earns several other top rankings by...

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