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Queensborough Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Queensborough Community College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors QCC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. 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 Queensborough Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Queensborough Community College was awarded 28 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

QCC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

See all of the rankings for Queensborough Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into QCC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Queensborough Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Queensborough Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Queensborough Community College, this rate is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Queensborough Community College is 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Queensborough 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 Queensborough Community College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at QCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 15,411 undergraduates at QCC with 9,232 being full-time and 6,179 being part-time.

QCC 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 QCC is 69.14 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.14 out of 100
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How Much Does Queensborough Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of QCC is $5,772. 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 QCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,781 $5,972 $9,170 $11,324 $12,732

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 QCC, 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 QCC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,674 a year. That adds up to $18,696 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at QCC is 8.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do QCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from QCC make around $37,400 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 6% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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

Location of Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College is a public institution situated in Bayside, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Queensborough Community College

Contact details for QCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 222-05 56Th Ave, Bayside, NY 11364-1497
Phone: 718-631-6262
Website: www.qcc.cuny.edu

Queensborough Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at QCC

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 2017-2018, 320 students took at least one online class at Queensborough Community College. This is an increase from the 219 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 320 17
2016-2017 219 26
2015-2016 339 23
2014-2015 305 18
2013-2014 1,997 252

Learn more about online learning at Queensborough Community College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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