City College of New York's Brooklyn College, founded in 1930, is a public, liberal arts institution. It is committed to providing its students with a strong liberal arts education. The cornerstone of that commitment is the college's core curriculum, which has long been a national model for general education programs. The ten core studies courses expose students to the principal branches of learning, including the arts, humanities and sciences, and provide a rigorous foundation for study in a major field. The college offers more than 125 majors and programs in the humanities, sciences, performing arts, social sciences, education and preprofessional and professional studies. Its 26-acre campus is located in Brooklyn's Flatbush section.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
15,298
Undergraduates
6,349
Men - 41.5%
9,210
Women - 60.2%
2,766
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
5% of 294,604 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.32
SAT Math
560 average
520-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
500-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,440
Out-of-state: $19,110
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$10,376
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$14,725
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
544
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
10%
10-19
20%
20-29
36%
30-39
21%
40-49
8%
50-99
4%
Over 100
1%
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Brooklyn Population
2,592,149
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Manhattan
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College does not provide housing for students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
23%
Black/African-American
20.5%
Hispanic/Latino
25.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
27.9%
Unknown
0%
International Students
2.7%
First-Year Students Returning
82.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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