48%

Acceptance Rate

$9,421

Avg.Financial Aid

002690

FAFSA Code

About Queens College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

19,746

Website

www.qc.cuny.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Queens College, Queens, New York, is a public institution that was founded in 1937. It is located in the New York City borough of Queens, is part of the City University of New York system. At Queens College, there are more than 100 areas of study within the fields of arts and humanities, education, mathematics, and natural sciences, and social sciences.

This college offers undergraduate degrees in 78 majors, master’s degrees in 24 departments, 20 doctoral degrees.

  • This university is a mid-sized institution with an enrollment of 16,620 undergraduate students. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Queens College is consistently ranked among the leading institutions in the US for the quality of its faculty and academic programs, the achievement of its students, and its affordability.

  • The acceptance rate is 48%

Location & Contact

Address

65-30 Kissena Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7189975000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

According to USN, the rankings are:

  • #52- Regional Universities North

  • #29- Best College for Veterans

  • #21- Best Undergraduate Teaching

  • #69- Best Value Schools

  • #10- Top performers on Social mobility

  • #9- Top Public Schools

This university has a reputation for helping students in getting jobs for both undergraduates and graduates.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2020-02-01

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

48%

SAT Range

1060 - 1220

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Queens College admissions have an acceptance rate of 48%. More than half the applicants admitted to Queens College have an SAT score between 1060-1220. Though. one-quarter of admitted applicants achieved scores above these ranges, and one quarter scored below these ranges. The application deadline is February 1 and the application fee at Queens College (QC) is $65

Student's GPA is considered a very important academic factor for the admissions officials at Queens College. A student’s high school class rank, when available, is considered, and letters of recommendation are considered important for admissions officials at Queens College.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$4,776

Average Annual Cost

$6,730

Books And Supplies

$1,364

Other Fees

$608

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,730

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,475

Total One Year Cost

$28,907

The expense includes the cost of education, cost of lodging that is $14,730, and for books and supplies is $1,364. The creative payment plans and financing options Queens College help manage the cost of education. This university has many simple, innovative, and flexible payment and financing programs that are completely designed in order to manage the student’s college investment.

It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses.

Learn more about the costs incurred while going to Queens College by referring to tuition and programs.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

61%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,581

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

598 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

376 Graduates

Economics

243 Graduates

Sociology

209 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

143 Graduates

Political Science and Government

125 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

114 Graduates

Computer Science

109 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

99 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

90 Graduates

Biology, General

79 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

77 Graduates

History

72 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

71 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

69 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

61 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

51 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

50 Graduates

Mathematics

47 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

40 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

39 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

32 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

29 Graduates

Anthropology

27 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

26 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

25 Graduates

International Business

24 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

17 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

13 Graduates

Area Studies

12 Graduates

Music

11 Graduates

Physics

10 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

8 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

8 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

3 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

2 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

1 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

1 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

16,620

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

73%

Part-time

27%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

27% White

0% Unknown

8% Black

29% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

29% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

94%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,917 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$12,380/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,350/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,350/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights

School Colors

silver, navy blue, and red

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

80

Total Female Athletes

82

Intramural Sports

25

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $15,102 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at CQC costs around $2,350 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CQC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$7,792

$15,188

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$81 - 158

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,421

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,216

Students Receiving State Aid

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,421

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

6%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,713

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,332

$30K - $48K

$10,331

$48K - $75K

$6,738

$75K - $110K

$3,529

> $110K

$1,061

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,537,131

Although it is reported that it costs well over $28,907 each year to study at the Queens College, the students who receive grants and other forms of financial aid through scholarships have to meet a net price of $4,776. The percentage of students receiving financial aid is 78%. The average total aid awarded is $9,421 per year.

There are many types of financial aid options available to help students cover up the expenses made towards getting their final degree. Student loans are a great way to cover any extra expenses that might incur. Scholarships are also provided to the students for helping to get their degrees. 

The FAFSA code for Queens College is 002690.

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