Campus: Queeensborough Community College of the City University of New York is located on 37 acres in Bayside, New York, on the former site of the historic Oakland Golf Club. Bayside is a community of nearly 100,000 in northeast Queens, on the border ofNassau County, Long Island.
Accreditation: Queensborough is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, one of five regional accrediting bodies in the country.
Programs in computer engineering technology, electronic engineering technology, laser and fiber optics engineering technology, and mechanical engineering technology are accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Our nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
Business programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.
Academic Calendar: Spring and fall semesters, with winter and summer sessions. Classes are held seven days a week, during daytime and nighttime hours.
Diversity: Queensborough is located in one of the most diverse counties in the Unites States – Queens County – in one of the most vibrant cities in the world – New York City. The College comprises nearly equal populations of African-Americans, Asians, Caucasians, and Latinos, representing 129 nations of birth and 99 native languages.
Financial: As a publicly-supported institution, Queensborough is an opportunity for students to complete their first years without the debt often associated with a college education.
President: Dr. Diane B. Call
Faculty: Fall 2011
Students: Fall 2011
Retention and Graduation: First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Alumni: Fall 2011
Queensborough graduated its first class in 1962 – known as the Pioneers – and welcomed members back to campus to march in the College's 2012 Commencement ceremony.
Library: Queensborough is home to the Kurt R. Schmeller Library, a central hub for student learning on campus, combining state-of-the-art technology with traditional library services. The goal is to foster excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to develop competence in information literacy.
Library archives include documents and photographs related to the history of the college and the community, and the legislative archives of former New York Senator Frank Padavan.
Cultural Resources: Queensborough Community College functions as an important resource by serving the educational, professional, and cultural needs of students, faculty, staff, and the general community:
Athletics: Queensborough is home of the Tigers, participating in the CUNY Athletic League.
QCC fields teams in cross country, indoor and outdoor track, swimming, men’s baseball, men’s basketball, men’s soccer, women’s basketball, women’s softball, and women’s volleyball.