Frequently Asked Questions
What is the makeup of the Graduate School?
The Graduate School consists of three divisions: Art & Communication Studies, Education, and Human Services. The School of Nursing offers a graduate program in Nursing, as well as several post-master's certificate programs.

What is the size of the student body?

Nearly 1,000 full- and part-time students

What is the size of the faculty?

80 full-time and adjunct faculty

How many degrees does the Graduate School offer?
25 degree or post-master's certificate programs

Where are classes held?

At CNR's New Rochelle Campus

When are classes held?

On weekdays at 4:15 and 7:00 pm and on weekends

How often are classes held?

During six academic sessions each year: fall semester, winter intersession, spring semester, summer I (June), summer II (July), and week-long Graduate Institutes (August)

What is the admission policy?
Admission to all programs is on a rolling basis.

What is the admission procedure?

Applications and other supporting documents must be submitted at least one month prior to the start of the next session. Upon receipt and review of the application packet, the prospective student is called for a personal interview with the Assistant Dean. A writing sample is done at this time. Each student is assigned an advisor who comes from his/her area of specialization. Student and professor meet each semester to discuss academic options, progress, and outcomes.

What is the procedure for non-matriculant students?

Area professionals who qualify may study as non-matriculants by enrolling during in-person registration days, which are scheduled prior to the start of each academic session. Non-matriculants must come to register with official proof of their baccalaureate.

How do I get to CNR?

Visit or call 914-654-5492.

Where do I park?

Limited on-campus parking is available as well as parking on adjacent side streets near the campus.