CUNY SPS: School of Professional Studies

Transform lives. Make a difference. 

Every charitable donation to the CUNY SPS Foundation directly benefits the School's students.

Learn more about the power of scholarships at CUNY SPS from two 2022-23 awardees Khadijah Frederick, ACE Scholar and Caroline Richardson, Youth Studies Scholar

We help learners achieve their dreams of earning a college or graduate degree so that they may improve their own lives, as well as those of their families, and enrich their communities.

We celebrate the achievements of our talented students, faculty, and staff by hosting events that support CUNY SPS’s mission.

If you want to donate to our scholarships and other education-related funds or volunteer to mentor our students or assist with our events, we would love to hear from you!

Providing opportunities to earn an online college or graduate degree at a top-ranked school.

The CUNY SPS Foundation's mission is to support adult learners while they complete their degree at a top-rated school that offers flexible, accessible, and affordable online programs, allowing them to achieve their educational and professional goals.

Dr. Carla Marquez-Lewis, academic director of the highly rated online BA in Psychology program at CUNY SPS, talks to prospective students.

Get Involved

Support Our Scholarships

Become a Mentor

Every dollar you donate has an exponential effect at a school that serves over 70% students of color.

If you would like to serve as a mentor to one of our students, please email [email protected].

Who We Serve

Adult Learners

Our students are, on average, around age 34, predominantly female (65%), and work full time.

Students of Color

Over 70% of our students are Hispanic, Black, or Asian American.

Cursor clicking

Online Students

Since most of our students work full time, we offer the flexibility of twenty-four fully online degree programs.


Most of our students need and seek opportunities for career advancement.

Major Areas of Study

Health & Wellness

Business & Tech

  • Business Administration (BS & MS)
  • Information Systems (BS)
  • Data Science (MS)
  • Communications & Media (BA
  • Research Administration & Compliance (MS)

Liberal & Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Liberal Studies (BA)
  • Disability Studies (BA & MA)
  • Sociology (BA)
  • Youth Studies (MA)
  • Museum Studies (MA)
  • Applied Theatre (MA)

More information about the Foundation

CUNY SPS: School of Professional Studies

This website was built with ❤️ in New York City 

© 2023 CUNY SPS Foundation