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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

QCC Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto QCC, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the application fee is $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to QCC?

Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is QCC Hard To Get Into?

Getting into QCC is not competitive. QCC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, QCC **accepted 90% of students, around 14,597 of the 16,149 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like QCC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to Nursing program is program very difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What Does QCC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at QCC

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Not Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

QCC 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to QCC must submit the following items. Double check with QCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Other Requirements a New York State High School Equivalency Diploma (GED/TASC) is required in lieu of high school diploma
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into QCC?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. QCC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

QCC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to QCC.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in QCC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

QCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to QCC?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to QCC.

Does QCC accept transfer credits?

QCC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. QCC accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does QCC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

QCC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to QCC?

QCC. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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QCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

90%

How hard is it to get into QCC? QCC is a open admission institution. The QCC acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.

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QCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to QCC is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to QCC is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

QCC ACT Scores

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QCC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

12,405

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,209

Out-of-State

$10,009

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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