CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Tel: (718)368-5000
19,145 students
Public institution
Kingsborough Community College is a comprehensive community college, offering a broad array of educational opportunities in line with its current mission: preparation for transfer to a four-year institution, career development, general education, adult and continuing education, and support services.
School Highlights:
CUNY Kingsborough Community College serves 19,145 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Kings County County, NY.
The nearest community college is Gamla college (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 603 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 603 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 19,145 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
19,145 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
10,219 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 8,926 students
1,017 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College sch enrollment CUNY Kingsborough Community College sta enrollment
% Asian
14%
2%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
% Black
30%
12%
% White
31%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College sch ethnicity CUNY Kingsborough Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.70 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,550 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,070 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,550 $5,740
CUNY Kingsborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,070 $10,252
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Kingsborough Community College is located on a 70-acre campus in Manhattan Beach, on the southern tip of Brooklyn, New York. Founded in 1963, the College serves approximately thirty thousand students per year, offering a wide range of credit and non-credit courses in the liberal arts and career education, as well as a number of specialized programs. Kingsborough Community College serves approximately 20,000 students taking credit courses and another 15,000 students taking non-credit and continuing education courses. The College employs 281 full-time faculty members and 381 adjuncts to serve students in credit courses and 200 part-time and 20-25 full time teachers in continuing education courses. The College's total staff numbers 831 employees. The top two reasons students attend Kingsborough Community College are to prepare for transfer to four-year colleges or universities and to prepare for jobs or career advancements. Among the more than 1,100 community colleges nationwide, Kingsborough Community College ranks in the top 5% in awarding associate degrees to students who wish to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. As Brooklyn's community college, Kingsborough sponsors hundreds of community events each year that attract visitors to the campus, including a free summer music festival and a performing arts festival. Kingsborough is fully accredited and approved by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brooklyn Gamla college
    Private, non-profit
    1213 elm ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (718)339-4747 x 101
    3.1  Mi  |  0  students
  • Brooklyn CUNY Medgar Evers College
    Public
    1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    (718)270-4900
    6.2  Mi  |  6837  students
  • Brooklyn Institute of Design and Construction
    Private not-for-profit
    141 Willoughby St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)855-3661
    8.3  Mi  |  106  students
  • Brooklyn ASA College
    Private for-profit
    81 Willoughby Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)522-9073
    8.3  Mi  |  4712  students
  • Brooklyn CUNY New York City College of Technology
    Public
    300 Jay St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)260-5500
    8.6  Mi  |  16967  students
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Did You Know?
Brooklyn community colleges have a 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. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Brooklyn is Gamla college. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.