Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Kingsborough Community College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors KCC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Kingsborough Community College Ranked?

Quality Badge

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Kingsborough Community College was awarded 564 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is community health services/liaison/counseling.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, KCC is ranked #371 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

KCC is also ranked #45 out of 160 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into KCC?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Kingsborough Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Kingsborough Community College admissions.

Kingsborough Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At 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

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Kingsborough Community College is 41%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  41 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at 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 Kingsborough Community College is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Kingsborough Community College.

Kingsborough Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 15,116 undergraduates at KCC with 6,854 being full-time and 8,262 being part-time.

How Much Does Kingsborough Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of KCC is $5,092. 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 +
$4,369 $5,569 $8,337 $10,613 $12,517

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At KCC, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,097 a year. That adds up to $16,388 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at KCC is 14.1%. 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.


See which majors at Kingsborough Community College make the most money.

Location of Kingsborough Community College

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

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Contact details for KCC are given below.

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

Kingsborough Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at KCC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 14,875 students took at least one online class at Kingsborough Community College. This is an increase from the 1,377 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 14,875 14,059
2018-2019 1,377 104
2017-2018 926 73
2016-2017 702 52
2015-2016 453 26

Learn more about online learning at Kingsborough Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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