CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Tel: 7183684600
  • 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 state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Kings County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to CUNY Kingsborough Community College is Gamla college (3.1 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 603 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty603 staff81 staff
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of CUNY Kingsborough Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The CUNY Kingsborough Community College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment19,145 students1,701 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:128:1
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students10,219 students1,163 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students8,926 students538 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
CUNY Kingsborough Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
CUNY Kingsborough Community College More (2013-2016)
% Non Resident races
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.69
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,200$35,300
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,202 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,600 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 78% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,202$5,512
CUNY Kingsborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,600$10,202
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition Notes$320/credit + fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,032$13,747
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,868
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Soccer,
Tennis, Track and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Over 80 clubs to choose from

Arts and Music Programs:
Professional cultural programs offered yearround

Recreational Athletic Programs:
and volleyball courts, Fitness center with cardio machines and free weights, indoor basketball, raquetball, swimming
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Kingsborough Community College is located on a 70-acre campus on the southern tip of Brooklyn, NY, in Manhattan Beach. Founded in 1963, the college serves offers 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 15,000 students taking credit courses and another 20,000 students taking non-credit and continuing education courses. Students attend Kingsborough Community College to prepare for transfer to four-year colleges or universities or 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. Kingsborough also presents many 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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Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to CUNY Kingsborough Community College is Gamla college (3.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Gamla college
    Private, non-profit
    n/a students | 3.10 Mi1213 elm ave
    Brooklyn NY  11230
    (718)339-4747 x 101
  • 6,701 students | 6.20 Mi1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn NY  11225
  • ASA College
    Private, for profit
    4,624 students | 8.30 Mi81 Willoughby Street
    Brooklyn NY  11201
  • 16,967 students | 8.60 Mi300 Jay St
    Brooklyn NY  11201
  • n/a students | 10.00 Mi408 Broadway 2nd Floor
    New York NY  10013
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Brooklyn community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Brooklyn is CUNY Kingsborough Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.