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Colleges / Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Bayside, NY 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

QCC Academics

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. QCC accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, QCC has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

QCC offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: QCC may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At QCC?

QCC has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with QCC directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at QCC

When choosing a major, QCC students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at QCC.

Student Designed Majors

QCC allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

QCC does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at QCC

QCC offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York


Does QCC Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ QCC offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does QCC Offer Online Classes?

✅ QCC has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does QCC Give AP Credit?

✅ QCC offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does QCC Have An Honors Program?

✅ QCC offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does QCC Require Internships?

❌ Students at QCC are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While QCC does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.


Additional Information About Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York


Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York Library

The main library on campus is the The Kurt R. Schmeller Library.

Dual Degree Programs at QCC

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

QCC does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does QCC have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

QCC has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at QCC include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,989

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,209

Out-of-State

$10,009

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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