CUNY Queens College Overview
CUNY Queens College is a public institution situated in Queens, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is CUNY Queens College Known For?
- The 5% student loan default rate at Queens is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest one a student can attain at Queens.
- In 2017-2018, 38% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Queens bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $48,200 a year. That's about 18% more than their peers at other schools.
CUNY Queens College Rankings
Queens is ranked #705 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #81 out of 132 schools in New York.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Queens has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Queens
|Best Colleges for International Students||390|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||515|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||812|
|Best Colleges for the Money||818|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||1,047|
Where Is CUNY Queens College?
Contact details for Queens are given below.
|Address:||65-30 Kissena Blvd, Queens, NY 11367|
How Do I Get Into Queens?
You can apply to Queens online at: www2.cuny.edu/admissions/apply-to-cuny/
Admission Requirements for Queens
|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 Queens?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 41%, and the acceptance rate for women is 44%.
Average Test Scores
About 70% of students accepted to Queens 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 540 and 620.
Can I Afford CUNY Queens College?
Net Price by Income Group for Queens
|$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 Queens, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $6,337 a year. That adds up to $25,348 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Queens is 4.7%. 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 Queens College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,186 graduate students at the school.
Of the 12,149 full-time undergraduates at Queens, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of CUNY Queens College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||989|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,381|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at CUNY Queens College. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 170 countries are represented at Queens. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.
Online Learning at CUNY Queens College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Queens has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 80th 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 Queens
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at CUNY Queens College was 28.0%. This is the #731 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Queens regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Queens majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
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 Queens College Majors
In 2017-2018, CUNY Queens College awarded 7,746 undergraduate degrees and 2,100 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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.