With a powerful community of dedicated faculty, professional mentors and a diverse student body, you will be empowered to succeed at Queensborough Community College. The College offers 35+ academic programs to choose from. Studying in one of five Queensborough Academies, you will learn from professors who are passionate about their subjects — and your future. Student life is full of exciting activities, competitive athletics and outreach opportunities extending beyond campus. When you are ready to take the next step, the College will help you transition towards a higher degree or to begin your career. And best of all, its affordable tuition and generous aid help you achieve financial freedom.
Faculty and Programs to Inspire You
As a Queensborough student you will focus on your education in one of five Queensborough Academies: Business, Health Related Sciences; Liberal Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), or Visual and Performing Arts.
From the moment you step onto campus, you are paired with a personal Queensborough Academy Adviser dedicated to helping you reach your academic and career goals. Your Academy Adviser will guide you through courses selection, help you understand degree requirements, assist with career planning and support you throughout your entire time at the College.
Within your Queensborough Academy you will have the opportunity to connect in-class learning with real world experience by participating in meaningful research. Queensborough is one of the few community colleges to have an undergraduate research program, encouraging you to work closely with your professors and present your findings at national conferences.
Peers and Activities to Engage You
Queensborough is a reflection of New York: creative, exciting and culturally diverse. There are 141 countries represented in the student body and over 80 languages spoken. Queensborough’s 40+ clubs and organizations serve as outlets to develop and explore your talents and interests. Get active in the Badminton Club, track stocks in the Finance Club or work with technology in the Robotics Club.
As a Queensborough Tiger, pride is more than a priority: it’s in your veins. The College fields 14 men’s and women’s varsity teams, ten of which have won a City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) championship in the last few years. Show your true Tiger colors in the stands or on the court — either way, the excitement is contagious!
Service-Learning, a component of the Queensborough Academies, integrates service to the community with learning and personal enrichment. Engage in civic responsibility at Queensborough and learn more about yourself while helping others.
Partnerships and Networks to Connect You
Whether you plan to complete a bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce with your associate’s degree, Queensborough Community College works with you to map out where you want to go and how to get there. Through personal guidance, interactive technologies and tons of partner agreements, the College ensures a smooth transition to your next destination.
Your strong start at Queensborough will yield incredible results. Join the ranks of the alumni who go on to enroll at prestigious four-year institutions such as Baruch College, Columbia University, Queens College, City College of New York, New York University, St. John’s University, and more.
There is one thing you will find in abundance at Queensborough: opportunity. When you begin your career, you will be connected to a network of more than 72,000 successful alumni all over the Metropolitan area.
Value and Assistance
Queensborough Community College is committed to empowering your future, not limiting it. That is why its tuition rate is just a fraction of other public and private institutions, and why, after earning a quality education, nearly 90 percent of students graduate without tuition debt.