CUNY Queensborough Community College

222-05 56th Ave
Bayside, NY 11364-1497
Tel: (718)631-6262
16,182 students
Public institution
The mission of Queensborough Community College is to provide post-secondary educational programs within the framework of the open admission policy of The City University of New York, which is committed to the goals of open access and academic excellence.
School Highlights
CUNY Queensborough Community College serves 16,182 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
CUNY Queensborough Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
The nearest community college is Long Island Business Institute (4.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 567 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
College CUNY Queensborough Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 567 staff
62 staff
CUNY Queensborough Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 16,182 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,182 students 1,371 students
CUNY Queensborough Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
22:1
CUNY Queensborough Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 9,551 students
779 students
CUNY Queensborough Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 6,631 students
1,083 students
CUNY Queensborough Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
CUNY Queensborough Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
22%
5%
CUNY Queensborough Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
29%
20%
CUNY Queensborough Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
18%
15%
CUNY Queensborough Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
21%
49%
CUNY Queensborough Community College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
CUNY Queensborough Community College Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
7%
1%
CUNY Queensborough Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
CUNY Queensborough Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.79 0.70
CUNY Queensborough Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,840 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,540 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,840 $5,664
CUNY Queensborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,540 $10,360
CUNY Queensborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
90%
CUNY Queensborough Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Queensborough Community College was established in 1959 on the 37-acre site of the former Oakland Golf and Country Club in Bayside, a picturesque residential neighborhood in northeast Queens. The College consists of 14 major buildings, including an astronomy observatory, recital hall, professional sound recording studio, art and dance studios, photography and digital art laboratories, radio station, both an 875-seat professional performing arts theater and the intimate "Shadowbox" theater, and several major science laboratories equipped with the most current technology. The heart of the College is the Kurt R. Schmeller Library Building, holding more than 150,000 volumes, and home to the Academic Computing Center. The College offers Associate degree and Certificate programs that prepare its students for transfer to four-year institutions and for entry into the job market. The College also serves students who take courses for personal enrichment or career advancement. Students are provided opportunities for challenge, stimulation, and growth through advanced courses, special projects, appropriate academic advisement, and personal and career counseling. The College strives to provide its students with the best preparation for their future lives and careers. The College functions as a community resource by serving the educational, professional, and cultural needs of the general community. It offers a broad base of community-oriented activities including continuing education, on- and off-campus learning centers, and cultural and recreational events. The College offers nine Associate degree curricula in the liberal arts and sciences and fifteen in career and pre-professional areas. It also offers nine specialized Certificate programs, as well as an extensive range of noncredit community service programs. Courses are offered during the day, evening, and weekends in the fall and spring semesters. A cultural mecca for the borough, Queensborough offers an extensive program of theater, dance, and concerts through its Professional Performing Arts Series, complemented by a full schedule of student performances that are open to all members of the community.

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