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CUNY Kingsborough Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about CUNY Kingsborough Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is CUNY Kingsborough Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

CUNY Kingsborough Community College was awarded 18 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

KCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into KCC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into CUNY Kingsborough Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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CUNY Kingsborough Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At CUNY Kingsborough Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at CUNY Kingsborough Community College is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at CUNY Kingsborough Community College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at KCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 15,034 undergraduates at KCC with 8,288 being full-time and 6,746 being part-time.

KCC Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for KCC is 72.90 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  72.90 out of 100
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How Much Does CUNY Kingsborough Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of KCC is $6,323. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for KCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,541 $7,064 $10,029 $12,413 $13,788

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of KCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At KCC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $3,992 a year. That adds up to $15,968 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at KCC is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do KCC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from KCC make about $35,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 11% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of CUNY Kingsborough Community College

CUNY Kingsborough Community College is a public institution situated in Brooklyn, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Contact details for KCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phone: 718-368-5000

CUNY Kingsborough Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at CUNY Kingsborough Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at KCC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 926 students took at least one online class at CUNY Kingsborough Community College. This is an increase from the 702 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 926 73
2016-2017 702 52
2015-2016 453 26
2014-2015 522 33
2013-2014 2,165 451

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