CUNY Queensborough Community College
- 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.
- The teacher population of 567 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
|CUNY Queensborough Community College||(NY) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||567 staff||85 staff|
|Total Enrollment||16,182 students||1,688 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||29:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||9,551 students||1,163 students|
|# Part-Time Students||6,631 students||525 students|
|% Non Resident races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$40,700||$35,300|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- 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.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 397 students | 4.00 Mi136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor
Flushing,  NY  11354
- 504 students | 4.20 Mi97-77 Queens Blvd
Rego Park,  NY  11374
- 1,614 students | 6.50 Mi86-01 23rd Avenue
East Elmhurst,  NY  11369
- 870 students | 6.90 Mi118-33 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills,  NY  11375
- 7,001 students | 8.80 Mi2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx,  NY  10468
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