CUNY Kingsborough Community College

2001 Oriental Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11235
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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.
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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 15,116 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 15,116 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,202
  • Out-state tuition: $9,600
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

CUNY Kingsborough Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,287 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
CUNY Kingsborough Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,287 staff
158 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The CUNY Kingsborough Community College diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,116 students
1,460 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
6,854 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
8,262 students
591 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
876 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
6,854 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
8,262 students
586 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
14%
8%
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% Hispanic
23%
23%
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% Black
27%
17%
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% White
29%
43%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.77
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
30%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,200
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,202 is less than the state average of $5,826. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,600 is less than the state average of $10,328. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,202
$5,826
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,600
$10,328
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Tuition Notes
$320/credit + fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,300
$13,841
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,152
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
72%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports
Sports
Baseball, 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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does CUNY Kingsborough Community College cost?
CUNY Kingsborough Community College's tuition is approximately $5,202 for In-State students and $9,600 for Out-State students.
What sports does CUNY Kingsborough Community College offer?
CUNY Kingsborough Community College offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is CUNY Kingsborough Community College's ranking?
CUNY Kingsborough Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Diversity in US community colleges, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 15,116 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,202
  • Out-state tuition: $9,600
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

Kings County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Kings County, NY is CUNY Kingsborough Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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