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Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

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

QCC Tuition Information

In 2022, Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York's tuition was $4,800 a year for in-state students and $9,600 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students find the actual cost of college is much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until after graduation.

Tuition for international students at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York is $9,600 per year.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $4,800 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-New York residents can expect to pay 9,600 per year for tuition.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Attending an insitution where you are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Be sure to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on where you live.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York?

QCC has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York usually pay around $9,600 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..


Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at QCC.

House and Food Costs at QCC Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $13,536.

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at QCC

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

There may be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools offer resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

Transportation costs

The cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation.

A school's location can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in a city is usually pricey, but cities may offer more buses, trains or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York campus is located in a urban setting in New York, not far from New York City.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, be sure to factor in personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


Total Tuition and Expenses at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for QCC.

How Much Does QCC Cost?

What will the cost of attending QCC be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $4,800
Out-of-State Tuition $9,600
Board Only $3,652

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York


In 2022, 0 of the 10,989 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for QCC Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on QCC financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, a total of $28.1 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $1.04 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for QCC students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of QCC seem more manageable.

What will attending QCC really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the QCC's net cost calculator on their website.

Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does QCC Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York


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QCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,209

In State

$10,009

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,800
$9,600
Fees
$409
$409
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

QCC Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,989

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

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$5,209

Out-of-State

$10,009

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