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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?

10,786 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,000 Avg Cost After Aid
40% Acceptance Rate
  • 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

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 549
Best Colleges for International Students 554
Best Colleges 735
Best Colleges for Diversity 903
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,083

Where Is CUNY Brooklyn College?

Location of CUNY Brooklyn College

Contact details for Brooklyn are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210
Phone: 718-951-5000
Website: www.brooklyn.cuny.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brooklyn-College/111090580325
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bklyncollege411

How Do I Get Into Brooklyn?

You can apply to Brooklyn online at: www2.cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/

Admission Requirements for Brooklyn

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Brooklyn?

40% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
81% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of CUNY Brooklyn College is 40%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for CUNY Brooklyn College  ( 520 to 600 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for CUNY Brooklyn College  ( 530 to 610 )
200
800
Brooklyn received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

Can I Afford CUNY Brooklyn College?

$3,000 Net Price
5% Take Out Loans
5.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Brooklyn is $3,000. 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 Brooklyn

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,463 $3,379 $7,673 $9,966 $13,376

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

10,786 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,689 undergraduate students at Brooklyn, with 10,786 being full-time and 3,903 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Brooklyn

There are also 3,114 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,786 full-time undergraduates at Brooklyn, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Brooklyn

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of CUNY Brooklyn College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Brooklyn Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,401
Black or African American 2,101
Hispanic or Latino 2,502
White 3,220
International Students 327
Other Races/Ethnicities 235

Geographic Diversity

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

67 Took All Classes Online
1,493 Took At Least One Class Online
-20.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,493 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Brooklyn has changed over the last few years.

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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
Education 6%
Special Education 33%

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
Special Education #223

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.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 258 7 0
Anthropology 0 21 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 10 0 0
Area Studies 0 2 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 530 129 0
Chemistry 0 40 2 0
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 7 0
Classical Languages & Literature 0 1 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 67 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 57 5 0
Communication Sciences 0 66 32 0
Computer Information Systems 0 136 0 0
Computer Science 0 2 17 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 7 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 21 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 23 21 0
Economics 0 17 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 34 0
Ethnic Studies 0 83 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 76 58 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 100 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 50 12 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 17 0
General Biology 0 100 6 0
General English Literature 0 65 12 0
General Psychology 0 500 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 6 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 12 6 0
Health & Physical Education 0 53 37 0
History 0 33 8 0
Information Science 0 22 20 0
Journalism 0 26 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 1 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 14 0 0
Mathematics 0 20 0 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 2 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 42 0
Music 0 18 39 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 87 0 0
Philosophy 0 20 0 0
Physics 0 6 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 43 19 0
Public Health 0 0 6 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 59 6 0
Religious Studies 0 1 0 0
Romance Languages 0 1 3 0
Sociology 0 31 3 0
Special Education 0 0 146 0
Student Counseling 0 0 37 0
Sustainability Science 0 10 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 187 121 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 80 153 0
Writing Studies 0 24 22 0
Total 0 5,826 2,206 0

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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