CUNY Kingsborough Community College

2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn
NY, 11235
Tel: (718)368-5000
18,559 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 18,559 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Kings County, NY.
The nearest community college is Gamla college (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
CUNY Kingsborough 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

Student Body

The student population of 18,559 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,559 students
1,303 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
10,395 students
834 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 8,164 students
1,040 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
CUNY Kingsborough Community College sch enrollment CUNY Kingsborough Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
12%
2%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
14%
7%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
32%
11%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
40%
66%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more 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 0.44
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,250 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,590 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,250 $5,890
CUNY Kingsborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,590 $10,050
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Brooklyn public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,250 per year for in-state students and $10,170 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,017 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Brooklyn is 90%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Brooklyn is Gamla college. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.