Queens College

QC Housing Costs

How Do QC'S Room and Board Costs Compare to the U.S. Average?

Realizing all the expenses associated with attending college can allow you to make the best college decision. The costs of supplies, room, and board add up quickly!

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QC Housing and Meal Plan Costs

QC offers students both housing and dining options. The on-campus housing expense for any average student was $12,752 in 2020, and the price of a typical dining plan was $2,350.

The following table outlines expected expenses at Queens College both for on-campus and off-campus housing, dining plans and additional charges.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $15,486 $17,427
— Housing       $12,752
— Meals       $2,350
Other Living Expenses $5,655 $5,655
Books and Supplies $1,364 $1,364
Total $22,505 $24,446

Over 4 Years You Could Spend About $94,925 for Living Costs

For the past five years, QC meal plans and housing costs have adjusted 2.5% each year on average, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If current developments in housing and meal expenses continue, we predict incoming first year students in 2021 to spend about $22,983 for their first year of college. In their final year an undergraduate might spend somewhere around $23,474 for an associate degree, and $24,490 for a bachelor's degree.

Over the span of obtaining your degree the total will be around $94,925 for a four-year stay or $46,458 for a two-year stay.


* estimated

More Details on Living On Campus

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether QC does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 510

Campus Expenses are Above Average

QC on-campus living expenses cost students $22,505, which is above the national average of $14,951.


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