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CUNY Queensborough Community College (QCC)

222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, NY

Campus image of CUNY Queensborough Community College

Operating under the mandate of The City University of New York (CUNY), Queensborough Community College serves as a vital academic, historic and cultural resource for the residents of the Queens County and nearby areas. The campus facility of QCC occupies a 37-acre land in Bayside, Queens, New York.

QCC offers comprehensive programs under five academies: Business, Health Related Sciences; Liberal Arts; Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); and Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA). Each academy provides distinct learning opportunities and academic enrichment activities for the students. 

In line with its mission to provide lifelong learning and excellence, QCC utilizes well-planned curricula and innovative pedagogy in its academic programs. Such programs provide opportunities for students to realize their academic and professional goals.

Transfer programs are specifically designed for students who would like to pursue higher education in four-year institutions while career programs are intended for students aspiring to start a professional career after finishing a course. Business, Nursing and Computer Engineering Technology are the accredited programs of this college.

To meet the various needs of the community, QCC also offers affordable and accessible non-credit courses and certificate programs. One unique program of this college is the Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP), a dynamic program that allows students to finish a degree in just three years or less. 

QCC fosters a multicultural community that values collaborative and individualized learning. Apart from its academic services, it also provides access to arts and culture through the Queensborough Performing Arts Center and QCC Art Gallery.

Admissions http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/future-students/index.html

Programs of Study http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/academics/programs-of-study.html

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $65 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $4,800-$5,800
    • Out-of-State: $7,700-$9,216
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $210-$250 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $320-$380 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships81%$6,687
Receiving Student Loans5%$3,901
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, CUNY Queensborough Community College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how CUNY Queensborough Community College compares against other community colleges in Queens County and community colleges in New York as a whole.

 QCCQueens CountyNew York
Graduation Rate18.5%17.6%21.5%
Transfer-out Rate18.2%15.5%17.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by CUNY Queensborough Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Physical Sciences

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to CUNY Queensborough Community College.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
82%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,703