Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Queensborough Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, 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 Queensborough Community College Ranked?

Quality Badge

2022 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 761 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general dance.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked QCC as #350 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

QCC also holds the #44 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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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.

Learn more about Queensborough Community College admissions.

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 19 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

Retention and Graduation Rates at Queensborough Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Queensborough Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

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

Queensborough Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,405 undergraduates at QCC with 7,497 being full-time and 4,908 being part-time.

How Much Does Queensborough Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of QCC is $5,050. 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 +
$4,070 $5,133 $8,168 $10,299 $11,688

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

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 QCC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,503 a year. That adds up to $18,012 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at QCC is 7.2%. 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.


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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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 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 2019-2020, 12,328 students took at least one online class at Queensborough Community College. This is an increase from the 262 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 12,328 12,325
2018-2019 262 11
2017-2018 320 17
2016-2017 219 26
2015-2016 339 23

Learn more about online learning at Queensborough 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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