KCC Description

One of the nation’s leading public urban universities, City University of New York City (CUNY) offers exceptional academics and a level of diversity that rivals many others schools nationwide.

One of CUNY’s eleven branches, Kingsborough Community College (KCC) is located in Brooklyn, New York.

With over 30,000 students in attendance, KCC offers academics that are not only high quality, but also extensive.

Associate’s degrees are offered in everything from Accounting to Fashion Design to Speech Communications to Physical Therapy Assisting. There are also career certifications in such fields as Aviation and Cruise Operations, Personal Training and Substance Abuse Counseling.

Students who graduate with an associate’s degree from KCC are guaranteed admission to one of the senior CUNY colleges. Additionally, many KCC students go on to attend such prestigious universities as Cornell, Smith, NYU and Northeastern.

KCC hosts hundreds of free and low-cost cultural events each year, including an author-reading series, a summer music festival and a performing arts festival.

For those who wish to move directly from KCC into a career, KCC’s career services are wide-reaching in their offerings. Student mentors and counselors help students to choose a suitable career and effectively search for and land a job.

Financial aid options include grants, loans, work-study and scholarships, any of which may be available to eligible students.

Quick Facts about CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 4,250

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 6,300

Retention Rate

66%

Enrollment

15,739

Year Established

1963

KCC Students

Total Students
15,739

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
18%
African American
32%
Caucasian
36%
Asian
14%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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