CUNY Queensborough Community College

Tel: (718)631-6262
15,499 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 15,499 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 44%.
CUNY Queensborough Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
The nearest community college is Long Island Business Institute (4 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 15,499 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,499 students
1,287 students
CUNY Queensborough Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
9,574 students
832 students
CUNY Queensborough Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,925 students
1,021 students
CUNY Queensborough Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
CUNY Queensborough Community College sch enrollment CUNY Queensborough Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
CUNY Queensborough Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
CUNY Queensborough Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
CUNY Queensborough Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
CUNY Queensborough Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
CUNY Queensborough Community College sch ethnicity CUNY Queensborough 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. 0.73 0.45
CUNY Queensborough Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,240 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 $6,580 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,240 $5,890
CUNY Queensborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,580 $10,050
CUNY Queensborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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