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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently named Queens College as one of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Students. The highly competitive Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in the national publication. --The Chronicle of Higher Education. February 2015

Queens College students received seven Fullbright Awards in 2015.

Kiplinger Magazine published the 24 best college values under $30,000/year in 2015. Queens College is ranked ninth for this year.  --Featured in the Kiplinger Magazine, December 2014

The Washington Monthly ranked Queens College second among all U.S. colleges as “best bang for the buck” for a second year in a row. The magazine analyzed 1,540 U.S colleges and selected 386 that delivered the "Best Bang for the Buck."  --Featured in the Washington Monthly, August 2014

The Princeton Review features Queens College in the 2015 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 379 Colleges and in its 2015 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 63% 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 110 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 challenges, 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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