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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
16,702
Undergraduates
7,583
Men - 45.4%
9,120
Women - 54.6%
2,998
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
53% of 25,621 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3
SAT Math
574 average
530-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
557 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $35,174
Out-of-state: $46,844
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,538
Out-of-state: $19,208
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$9,979
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$14,421
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
583
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
13%
10-19
22%
20-29
37%
30-39
13%
40-49
6%
50-99
6%
Over 100
2%
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Queens Population
219,342
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
0% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
30.9%
Black/African-American
9.8%
Hispanic/Latino
31.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.3%
White
23.7%
Unknown
0%
International Students
4.5% from 134 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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