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Welcome Current & Prospective City College of New York Students Interested in Individualized Degrees

  • Have you ever dreamed about designing your own B.A. or B.S. degree?

    You can. CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (CUNY BA) is the university-wide, individualized degree at the City University of NY.  

  • Students at every CUNY college who meet our program's admissions criteria are eligible to apply**. CUNY BA students enjoy over 15 distinct benefits not available to students in ordinary degree programs.

  • Whether you're a high school student, a current CUNY student or an adult returning to college, individualizing your college degree as a CUNY BA student matriculated at City College (CCNY) can have a wealth of benefits you may not know about yet. 

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**Students interested in undergraduate licensure programs in Architecture, Engineering and Nursing should not apply to this program; instead, visit

Read about the many benefits of CUNY BA.

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CUNY BA students enroll at a CUNY college, e.g., CCNY, then have access to courses and opportunities across the University and beyond. 

They DESIGN THEIR OWN ACADEMIC COURSES OF STUDY, working closely with faculty mentors. If you have an idea for an individualized major, this could be the right place for you!