CUNY Kingsborough Community College

CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Founded in 1963, CUNY Kingsborough Community College is the only community college in Brooklyn, New York. The campus is located at the eastern end of the Manhattan Beach peninsula and covers an area of 71 acres. The campus overlooks Sheepshead Bay, Jamaica Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

The college serves more than 30,000 students annually. It offers several credit and non-credit courses in liberal arts and career education, as well as a number of specialized programs. The campus boasts of many modern facilities like two gymnasiums, an indoor pool, an aquarium, computer labs, art gallery, a performing arts center, and much more.

Some of the notable alumni of Kingsborough are CNN top reporter and winner of National News Emmy Award, Jeff Koinange and State Senator Larry Seabrook.

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Contacting Kingsborough Community College

CUNY Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Blvd
Brooklyn , NY 11235-2398
General Phone: (718) 265-5343

Kingsborough Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts676speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management364business management, accounting technology, retail
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120registered nursing
Education and Teaching102teacher aide
Science82biology, chemistry, physics
Medical Support and Technology64surgical tech, mental health services tech
Media55radio and TV tech
Hospitality49tourism and travel
Computer Science and Engineering43data processing tech, computer science, webmastering
Photography and Commercial Art38commercial art
Therapy and Counseling31physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling, community health services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy26parks and recreation studies, exercise science
Office and Administration19administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair12marine mechanic
Art Studies12visual and performing arts
Fine Arts10fine arts

Number of programs and degrees for Kingsborough Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,71428
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years72

Kingsborough Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kingsborough Community College had a total enrollment of 14,962 students (10,800 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 38%
Black 31%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 13%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 22%
18-19 22%
20-21 19%
22-24 13%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%
65+ 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York94%
(International Students)5%
State unknown1%

Kingsborough Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 48 %

Kingsborough Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Kingsborough Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,150
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,910
Books and supplies $ 1,016

Financial Aid:
Kingsborough Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 269400)

Kingsborough Community College Faculty

Kingsborough Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4450
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1828

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year42$101,20236$93,955
Associate professoracademic year26$77,10723$78,332
Assistant professoracademic year51$65,11056$65,906
Instructoracademic year3$58,8289$56,265
Lectureracademic year26$56,76933$57,406
All faculty totalacademic year148$75,867157$71,819

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Kingsborough Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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