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Is QC a Good School for the Money?

Queens College Value Report

Is a QC degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within New York, QC is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% New York Value
Below Average New York Quality

Queens College is ranked #81 out of #132 in New York for quality and #44 out of #113 for New York value.

This makes it below average in quality but priced pretty well in the state.

State Value Ranking  44 out of 113
Great Value
State Value Score  61.06 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the QC financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Queens College is ranked #818 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Queens College is priced appropriately for the kind of quality provided and is thus a fair value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  818 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  44.43 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Alfred University $122,377 B+
Colby - Sawyer College $135,297 C
Mount Mercy University $137,233 C
Queens College $139,586 C-
Dallas Baptist University $141,743 D+
Sonoma State University $145,874 D
University of Missouri - Kansas City $162,705 F
University of Hartford $168,099 F
Woodbury University $202,210 F
Champlain College $209,573 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $139,586 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from QC will cost you about $139,586. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $30,544 and a typical 4.57 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $30,544
Average Years to Graduate 4.57
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $139,586

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average QC student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your QC degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$99,676 In-State With Aid
$159,635 Avg Cost No Aid
4.57 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at QC.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $159,635 #269 A-
All Students $139,586 #818 C-
Only Students Receiving Aid $124,459 #699 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $134,852 #23 B+
All Students $114,803 #44 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $99,676 #37 B

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New York.

About 78% of QC students receive financial aid. Get more details on what QC financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average QC cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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