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The New York Times cited a national ranking of Queens College compiled by the Washington Monthly in October, 2013 as second among all American undergraduate colleges as “best bang for the buck.”  --Featured in the New York Times, October 2013


The Princeton Review features Queens College in the 2014 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 378 Colleges and in its 2014 Best in the Northeast.  In a nod to its extraordinary learning environment, the college ranked 2nd in the U.S. for diversity and ethnic interactions. This category reflects how frequently and easily students from different class and ethnic backgrounds interact with one another. --Princeton Review

In the most recent Education Trust study conducted on 1,200 colleges and universities, Queens College was selected as one of only five schools nationwide that excel at serving low-income students. --Priced Out: How the wrong Financial-Aid Policies Hurt Low-Income Students, May 2011

According to U.S. News and World Report’s College Compass, Queens College has a more competitive acceptance rate and incoming freshmen have a higher high school GPA than St. John’s, Adelphi, and Hofstra universities.  In addition, Queens College yearly tuition is approximately one-fifth the cost of the annual tuition at these universities. --US News and World Report

A diploma from Queens College pays off, literally. Former Secretary of Education William Bennet, co-author of Is College Worth It?, has evaluated 3,500 U.S. colleges and universities for their return on investment. Queens College placed 37th on the list, outperforming many private and public institutions like the University of California-Berkeley, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. --Featured in the New York Times 2013

Over 69% of undergraduates are awarded some sort of need-based financial aid; scholarships, work-study or loans. --Princeton Review

Queens College offers 69 undergraduate programs, 62 graduate programs and more than 40 certificate programs. QC participates in PhD programs with the CUNY Graduate Center. --Queens College Bulletin

Queens College students represent over 170 countries across the globe with over 65 languages spoken on campus. --Queens College Bulletin

At the inception of Queens College in 1937, most students were the first in their family to pursue a college degree and many were children of immigrants.The same holds true today. As in the past, Queens College students continue to demonstrate a strong work ethic and sense of determination to overcome challanges, achieve excellence, and make a positive impact on the world around them. --QC Then and Now: A look at our times, our world, and a Liberal Arts and Sciences Education

Queens College opened up its first residence hall in 2009. The Summit residence hall is located in the heart of the campus, just south of Fitzgerald Gymnasium. The low-rise, U-shaped, 506-bed building has three wings of varying stories to compliment the heights of the surrounding buildings, in keeping with Queens College's (LEED) requirements and certification. The LEED rating system is overseen by the United States Green Building Council, which awards certification to structures that prevent waste and conserve energy in measurable ways. --Queens College Bulletin

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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