A Short Distance to a Promising Future at Queensborough Community College
Located in Bayside near the border of Nassau County, Queensborough is home to a community of dedicated faculty and staff, professional mentors, and a diverse student body. The College offers many exciting student activities, competitive athletics programs and academic outreach opportunities that extend from campus into the broader community. After earning an Associate’s degree from Queensborough, students are well-prepared to transfer to a CUNY senior college or any other four-year college to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Queensborough is renowned for its 35+ outstanding academic programs including 10 Dual/Joint programs and its award-winning Queensborough Academies, which features personalized student advisement, student support technology, and high impact practices leading to deeper, meaningful learning. Faculty and Programs to Inspire You Focus on your future by joining one of the five Queensborough Academies: Queensborough’s Academies offer a wide choice of academic and career opportunities, from Business, Health-Related Sciences, Liberal Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), to the Visual and Performing Arts Academy (VAPA). One-on-one support from your Queensborough Academy Adviser: Once you are enrolled in an Academy, you will be paired with a personal Queensborough Academy Adviser who will help you reach your academic and career goals by working with you from initial matriculation through graduation. Hands-on student research experience: Within your Queensborough Academy you will have opportunities to complement in-class learning with scholarly research. Peers and Activities to Engage You Get in the spirit of Queensborough Community College: Queensborough’s 50+ clubs and organizations serve as outlets to explore your talents and interests. Be a Queensborough Tiger: The College fields 14 women’s and men’s varsity teams, ten of which have recently won CUNYAC championships. Serve yourself and others: Service learning, a component of the Queensborough Academies, integrates service to the community with learning and personal enrichment. Partnerships and Networks to Connect You Support to ease your transition: Through personal guidance, interactive technologies and partner agreements, the College ensures a smooth transition to your next destination whether you are continuing your education or joining the workforce. Pursue a higher degree: Join the ranks of alumni who have enrolled at prestigious 4-year institutions such as Baruch College, Columbia University, Queens College, New York University, University of California Los Angeles, and others. Begin your career: When you begin your career, you will be connecting with a network of more than 72,000 successful alumni. Value and Assistance to Empower You Queensborough’s tuition rate is just a fraction of the cost at other public and private institutions, and, because of its affordability, nearly 90 percent of students graduate without student debt after receiving a quality education. In addition, Queensborough offers an array of scholarships and internship opportunities designed to not only help pay for college, but to motivate you on your path to the career of your choice.