CUNY Kingsborough Community College

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CUNY Kingsborough Community College offers over 50 programs of study, including business, criminal justice, nursing, and maritime technology.  Located in Brooklyn's Manhattan Beach neighborhood, the bucolic campus is hugged by three bodies of water: Sheepshead Bay; Jamaica Bay; and the Atlantic Ocean.
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CUNY Kingsborough Community College offers over 50 programs of study, including business, criminal justice, nursing, and maritime technology.  Located in Brooklyn's Manhattan Beach neighborhood, the bucolic campus is hugged by three bodies of water: Sheepshead Bay; Jamaica Bay; and the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Kings County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Gamla college (3.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 603 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College (NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 603 staff 75 staff
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 19,145 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 19,145 students 1,316 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 27:1
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 10,219 students 911 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 8,926 students 405 students
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
14%
6%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
21%
19%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
30%
17%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
31%
48%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College More (2013-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
4%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.75 0.70
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
23%
27%
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 $5,476. 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 $9,943. The out-state tuition has grown by 78% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,202 $5,476
CUNY Kingsborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,600 $9,943
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80% 93%
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)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Soccer,
Tennis, Track and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Fitness center with cardio machines and free weights; swimming; indoor basketball, raquetball, and volleyball courts, Over 80 clubs to choose from, Professional cultural programs offered yearround Fitness center with cardio machines and free weights; swimming; indoor basketball, raquetball, and volleyball courts,
Over 80 clubs to choose from,
Professional cultural programs offered yearround,
Source: 2016 (or 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 15,000 students taking credit courses and another 20,000 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
  • Gamla college
    Private, non-profit
    n/a students | 3.10 Mi1213 elm ave
    Brooklyn NY  11230
    (718)339-4747 x 101
    3.10n/a
  • 6,701 students | 6.20 Mi1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn NY  11225
    (718)270-4900
    6.206,701
  • ASA College
    Pivate, for profit
    4,624 students | 8.30 Mi81 Willoughby Street
    Brooklyn NY  11201
    (718)522-9073
    8.304,624
  • 16,967 students | 8.60 Mi300 Jay St
    Brooklyn NY  11201
    (718)260-5500
    8.6016,967
  • n/a students | 10.00 Mi408 Broadway 2nd Floor
    New York NY  10013
    (212)226-7300
    10.00n/a
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