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City College of New York's Queens College, founded in 1937, is a public institution. It is dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Located on a beautiful 76-acre campus, close to the vibrant cultural life of Manhattan, Queens College offers 48 undergraduate majors and over 60 minors. Its innovative programs include journalism and business and liberal arts, both of which integrate liberal arts study with the world of work. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program in biological studies provides support to undergraduates who wish to engage in scientific research. The school has added a weekend college program to its offerings. The student body of close to 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students comes from 130 countries and speaks 67 languages. Queens College offers superb faculty and affordable tuition. The college also offers a variety of programs in graduate and professional fields. Queens College strives to maintain a learning environment that enriches intellectual development as it expands career opportunities and contributes to the scholarly and scientific research that serves the larger community. Its 76-acre campus is located in Flushing.

Website: www.qc.cuny.edu/pages/home.aspx

Public
Co-ed
16,866
Undergraduate
Students
(54.4%) 9,177 Women
(45.6%) 7,689 Men
5,130
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 24,277 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
574 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
557 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$5,772
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$14,738
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
583
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Queens Population
219,342
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
2% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
31.7% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
31.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
25.0% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
5.1% from 139 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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