The achievements of the College's graduates are unsurpassed by those of any other institution. For example, nine alumni have won the Nobel Prize, more than any other public college in the world. 

City's Nobel Laureates of the Twentieth Century

Kenneth Arrow
Kenneth Arrow
Economics, Class of 1940
Robert Aumann
Robert Aumann
Economics, Class of 1950
Julius Axelrod
Julius Axelrod
Medicine, Class of 1933
Herbert Hauptman
Herbert Hauptman
Chemistry, Class of 1937
Robert Hofstadter
Robert Hofstadter
Physics, Class of 1935
Jerome Karle
Jerome Karle
Chemistry, Class of 1937
Arthur Kornberg
Arthur Kornberg
Medicine, Class of 1937
Leon Lederman
Leon Lederman
Physics, Class of 1943
Arno Penzias
Arno Penzias
Physics, Class of 1954
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