CUNY Brooklyn College Overview
Located in Brooklyn, New York, CUNY Brooklyn College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is CUNY Brooklyn College Known For?
- The highest degree offered at Brooklyn is the post-master's certificate.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 39% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Brooklyn with a bachelor's degree make about $43,900 a year. That's 8% more than those who graduate from other schools.
CUNY Brooklyn College Rankings
Brooklyn landed the #735 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Brooklyn also holds the #84 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Brooklyn has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Brooklyn
|Best Colleges for Veterans||549|
|Best Colleges for International Students||554|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||903|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||1,083|
Where Is CUNY Brooklyn College?
Contact details for Brooklyn are given below.
|Address:||2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210|
How Do I Get Into Brooklyn?
You can apply to Brooklyn online at: www2.cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/
Admission Requirements for Brooklyn
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Brooklyn?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 39%, and the acceptance rate for women is 42%.
Average Test Scores
About 81% of students accepted to Brooklyn submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 600. Math scores were between 530 and 610.
Can I Afford CUNY Brooklyn College?
Net Price by Income Group for Brooklyn
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
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 Brooklyn, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $6,551 a year. That adds up to $26,204 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Brooklyn is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
CUNY Brooklyn College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,114 graduate students at the school.
Of the 10,786 full-time undergraduates at Brooklyn, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of CUNY Brooklyn College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,101|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,502|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at CUNY Brooklyn College. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 170 countries are represented at Brooklyn. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.
Online Learning at CUNY Brooklyn College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Brooklyn has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 106th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Brooklyn
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at CUNY Brooklyn College was -20.4%. This is the #2,666 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Brooklyn regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Brooklyn majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Brooklyn ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Brooklyn.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
CUNY Brooklyn College Majors
In 2017-2018, CUNY Brooklyn College awarded 5,826 undergraduate degrees and 2,206 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Gabriel Liendo under License
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