16,680
Students
Financial aid thermometer
6,475
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
42
42%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Queens College of the City University of New York is a Comprehensive institution located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY  11367
United States
Contact Ms. Chelsea Lavington
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 718-997-5600
Fax: 718-997-5617

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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African Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
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Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor Studies Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Earth Science Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Latin Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Reading Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages Related Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,180
Applied
7,769
Accepted
16,680
Enrolled
43%
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Female Admissions

9,587
Females Applied
4,237
Females Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,593
Males Applied
3,532
Males Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st February 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 600
SAT Math 540 620

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,730
In-state
18,000
Out-of-state
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Fees

608
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

6,475
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,503
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,132
Avg. Loan Aid
6,045
Avg. Grant Aid
7,486
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
49%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

16,680
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.24%
Black or African American 8.79%
White or Caucasian 26.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 28.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two or more races 1.25%

Gender

Male (45.14%)
Female (54.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 2%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Day, Orientation and Career Fair

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Science Fiction and Animation, Chabad of QC, La Tertulia, PRISM: The Sexuality and Gender Alliance of QC and Muslim Students Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

1,625
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 592
Part-time - 1,033