CUNY Queensborough Community College (QCC)

Oakland Gardens, NY

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CUNY Queensborough Community College

CUNY Queensborough Community College Student Essentials

CUNY Queensborough Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.qcc.cuny.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $4,240
Out-of-State Tuition: $2,593
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 13,752
Year Established: 1960

About QCC

A highly diversified two-year educational experience is what you’ll receive at the CUNY Queensborough Community College in Oakland Gardens, New York. The school is proud of its diversity, as close to half of the student body is composed of students born in another country.

In line with its student body, the school offers a variety of student clubs, organizations, and events. From art galleries and exhibits and a performing arts center to student-run literary publications and an impressive range of organizations from an Architecture Club to a Robotics Club, the college provides many opportunities for an enriching student life.

Academics are designed for students to transfer to four-year programs. They encompass a broad range of majors, like:

  • Digital Arts and Design
  • Museum and Gallery Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • English
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Criminal Justice

Specialized career programs for students looking to enter into their profession upon graduation are offered in fields like Accounting, Massage Therapy, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Laser and Fiber Optics Engineering Technology, and more.

Admissions are completely open, allowing any student with a high school diploma or GED the opportunity to attend the college.

Tuition is lower for New York residents, but financial aid is available to all eligible students through scholarships, federal grants, veteran’s assistance, and student loans.

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QCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

50% of students gave CUNY Queensborough Community College 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

Former Student - Last Attended 2001

Overall Rating

Just a community college. Did not take advantage of any extra curricular activities except for the gym. Don't think much of the school. Like a high school for adults.


QCC Map & Location

CUNY Queensborough Community College
56th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364


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Getting Around QCC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Oakland Gardens, NY

Winter
Dec
44
32
Jan
39
26
Feb
42
28
Spring
Mar
49
34
Apr
59
44
May
69
53
Summer
Jun
78
63
Jul
83
69
Aug
82
68
Fall
Sep
75
61
Oct
65
50
Nov
54
41

QCC Students

Total Students 13,752

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 29%
  • African American: 26%
  • Caucasian: 23%
  • Asian: 22%
Latino 29%
African American 26%
Caucasian 23%
Asian 22%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 68%
Part-Time 32%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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