HIGHER education

We need to make sure every New Yorker can get access to world-class higher education. In NYC, our students have access to the greatest urban university in the world. CUNY propels six times as many low-income students into the middle class and beyond as all eight Ivy League schools and we can make it even better.

  • Make CUNY free for all in-state students.

  • Increase funding to CUNY schools to address urgent issues of health and safety, accessibility, energy and maintenance of CUNY  buildings.

  • Increase the number of mental health counselors to meet the recommended national standards.

  • Hire 5,000 additional full-time faculty to improve the ratio of full-time faculty to students and reduce class sizes.