CUNY Kingsborough Community College

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CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #1 - CUNY Kingsborough Community College offers over 50 programs of study, including liberal arts, 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.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #2 - We offer over 70 programs of study, including degrees leading to the following helping careers: Chemical Dependency Counseling | Community Health | Mental Health & Human Services | Physical Therapist Assistant (pictured) | Polysomnographic (Sleep) Technology | Speech Pathology
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #3 - We offer over 70 programs of study, including degrees in allied health: Biology | Biotechnology | Chemical Dependency Counseling | Community Health | EMS/Paramedic | Exercise Science | Mental Health & Human Services | Nursing (pictured) | Polysomnographic [Sleep] Technology | Physical Education, Recreation & Recreation Therapy | Physical Therapist Assistant | Speech Communication: Speech Pathology | Surgical Technology
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #4 - We offer over 70 programs of study, including degrees leading to careers in the following fields: Criminal Justice | Culinary Arts | Fashion Design | Journalism & Print Media | Maritime Technology (pictured). Learn more on a campus tour: www1.kingsborough.edu/regform/ctrform.php
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #5 - We offer over 70 programs of study, including the following A.S. and A.A.S. degrees in business and related fields: Accounting (pictured) | Business Administration | Business of Fashion | Community Health: Health Administration | Office Administration & Technology | Sports Management | Tourism & Hospitality | Website Development & Administration. Learn more on a campus tour: www1.kingsborough.edu/regform/ctrform.php
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #6 - We offer over 70 programs of study, including these majors in art and media: Fine Arts | Graphic Design & Illustration / Animation | Media Arts (pictured) | Theatre Arts. Learn more on a campus tour: www1.kingsborough.edu/regform/ctrform.php
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Photo #7 - We offer over 70 programs of study, including the following A.S. and A.A.S. STEM degrees: Biology | Biotechnology | Chemistry | Computer Information Systems | Computer Science | Earth & Planetary Sciences | Engineering Science (pictured) | Mathematics | Physics | Science for Forensics. Learn more on a campus tour: www1.kingsborough.edu/regform/ctrform.php
  • 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).

Top Placements

CUNY Kingsborough Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

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
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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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment19,145 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:128:1
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# Full-Time Students10,219 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students8,926 students538 students
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% Asian
14%
6%
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% Hispanic
21%
19%
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% Black
30%
17%
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% White
31%
49%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
Diversity Score0.750.69
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College Completion Rate
23%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,200$35,200
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,600$10,202
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Tuition Notes$320/credit + fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,032$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,549
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Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Soccer, Tennis,
Track and Field, Volleyball,

Extracurriculars

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.
  • Learn more: http://www.youtube.com/kingsboroughCUNY

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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
    3.10n/a
  • 6,701 students | 6.20 Mi1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn NY  11225
    (718)270-4900
    6.206,701
  • ASA College
    Private, 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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Did You Know?
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.