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Queens College of the City University of New York

Queens, NY 4-Year Public

Queens Student Life

Queens is on a 80-acre campus in an urban setting in Queens, New York, not far from New York City. Queens has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Queens also has fraternities and sororities.

Queens has a thriving Sci-fi/Animation Club. In fact, more students participate in Sci-fi/Animation Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Queens include Chabad on Campus, Association of Latino Professionals For America, GLASA and Muslim Student Association.

The Queens community comes together each year for Welcome Day, Orientation and Career Fair.

Queens Housing

Queens offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Queens students live off campus. In 2021, 0.3% of undergrads at Queens lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 99.7% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Queens. There are 498 spots available in on-campus housing for all 16,702 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 53 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Queens offers coed housing and .

Queens Athletics

At Queens there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Queens:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Safety at Queens

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Queens College of the City University of New York is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Queens campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Queens

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Queens, take Long Island Expressway to Queens, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to LaGuardia airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Queens's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Queens Students

54%

Women

46%

Men

75%

Full Time

25%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

30%

29%

23%

9%

5%

3%

0.41%

0.24%

Undergraduate Students

16,702

Graduate Students

2,998

Non-Resident / International Students

754

Queens Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

19,700

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

53%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,538

Out-of-State

$19,208

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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