CUNY Queensborough Community College (QCC)

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56th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard, Oakland Gardens, NY 11364

QCC Description

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.

Quick Facts about CUNY Queensborough Community College

Region

Northeast

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,940

Out-of-State Tuition

$2,593

Retention Rate

72%

Enrollment

13,752

Year Established

1960

QCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  1 review
3 star
  2 reviews
2 star
 
1 star
 

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 2001

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

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.

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QCC Students

Total Students
13,752

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
86%
Out-of-State
14%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
25%
Asian
21%
Caucasian
23%
Latino
28%
Other
3%

Students State Origin

New York
86%
Other
14%

International Students

International
6%
Domestic
94%

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