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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 Admissions

If you want to apply to QCC, the application fee costs $65.

Application fees can accumulate quickly, but some schools do have free applications and students who need them, may qualify for fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications to QCC for fall semester should hear back from QCC by February 1.

QCC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of QCC's admissions stats.

QCC 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to QCC?

QCC does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York Admissions

Is QCC Challenging 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 91% of students, approximately 12,246 from the 13,415 applicants.

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.

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

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important for Getting Into QCC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out. Wondering what factors are considered by QCC during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Make sure to check with QCC for more information on admission factors.

QCC Application Requirements

To apply to QCC, all applicants 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)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements a New York State High School Equivalency Diploma (GED/TASC) is required in lieu of high school diploma
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into QCC?

QCC has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

QCC does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

QCC is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer 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.

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to QCC?

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

What is QCC's acceptance rate?

✅ QCC's acceptance rate is 91%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at QCC?

❌ QCC does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at QCC?

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QCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into QCC? QCC is a open admission institution. The QCC acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.


QCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to QCC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to QCC is Continuous processing.

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

QCC ACT Scores


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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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