CUNY Queensborough Community College

CUNY Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College is one of six community colleges within the City University of New York system. The college campus is located in the neighborhood of Bayside, Queens County and covers an area of 34 acres. QCC was originally a part of the State University of New York system but was transferred to CUNY in 1965.

QCC campus comprises over 8 buildings, which are used for instruction and extracurricular activities. The college offers several degrees such as Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science. It also provides continuing education programs in various fields of study.

The sports teams of QCC are nicknamed the Tigers.

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CUNY Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Ave
Bayside , NY 11364
General Phone: (718) 631-6262

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Queensborough Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts507liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management317business management, accounting technology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine139registered nursing
Engineering Technician91electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, mechanical drafting, engineering technician
Computer Science and Engineering41data processing tech
Art Studies30visual and performing arts
Photography and Commercial Art26commercial art, photography
Office and Administration22administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling22massage therapy
Medicine20health professions
Medical Support and Technology18medical assistant
Medical Administration6medical office management
Education and Teaching5teacher aide
Mechanics and Repair5computer repair

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years377
Associate's degree1,21717

Queensborough Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Queensborough Community College had a total enrollment of 13,359 students (9,008 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 24%
Black 25%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 20%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 27%
20-21 21%
22-24 15%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York92%
(International Students)4%
State unknown4%

Queensborough Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 56 %

Queensborough 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,140
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,900
Books and supplies $ 1,016

Financial Aid:
Queensborough Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 269700)

Queensborough Community College Faculty

Queensborough Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3962
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1511

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year43$105,51733$101,596
Associate professoracademic year32$78,01029$76,395
Assistant professoracademic year49$66,35770$66,416
Instructoracademic year8$58,3275$57,221
Lectureracademic year15$61,26020$58,218
All faculty totalacademic year147$79,391157$74,317

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

Queensborough 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

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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