Explore Queensborough



Move forward with a whole community behind you

Build a foundation for your future at Queensborough Community College. With a dedicated community of faculty, professional mentors and a diverse student body, you'll be empowered to succeed. Studying in one of five Queensborough Academies, you'll learn from professors who are passionate about their subjects - and your future. Student life is full of exciting activities, competitive athletics and outreach opportunities extending beyond campus. When you're ready to take the next step, we'll help you transition towards a higher degree or begin your career. And, best of all, our affordable tuition and generous aid can help you maintain financial freedom.



Faculty and programs to inspire you

81% of full-time faculty members at Queensborough hold a doctoral or other terminal degree 81% of full-time faculty members at Queensborough hold a doctoral or other terminal degree.


Amplify your learning in our Queensborough Academies
As a Queensborough student you'll focus your education in one of our five Queensborough Academies: the Business Academy; Health Related Sciences Academy; Liberal Arts Academy; Science, Technologies, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Academy; or the Visual and Performing Arts Academy (VAPA). With experiences in service-learning, writing intensive courses, special events, museums, performances and laboratories, you'll benefit from a focused, impactful education.

One-on-one support from your Queensborough Academy Adviser
From the moment you step onto our campus, you're paired with a personal Queensborough Academy Adviser dedicated to helping you reach your academic and career goals. Your Academy Adviser will guide you through course selection, help you understand degree requirements, assist with career planning and support you throughout your college experience.

Hands-on student research experience
Within your Queensborough Academy you'll have the opportunity to connect in-class learning with real world experience by participating in meaningful research. Queensborough is one of the few community colleges to have an undergraduate research program, encouraging you to work closely with professors and present your findings at national conferences.



The smartest way to earn your education

Programs of Study
Queensborough Community College can launch you into nearly any profession: doctor, lawyer, teacher, police officer, nurse, computer programmer, scientist, business owner, artist, and much more. Queensborough offers transfer programs, including dual-joint degree programs, as well as career and certificate programs.

More information about our degree and certificate programs



Peers and activities to engage you

underwater photograph of a Queensborough swimmer

Get in the spirit of Queensborough Community College.

Queensborough offers a wide variety of resources for you to enrich your academic experience and connect with your peers. These include: clubs, activities, athletics, service learning, student government, veterans services, and much more.

Join one of our 50+ clubs and organizations to develop and explore your talents and interests:
Architecture Club
ASAP Club
Biology Club
The Business Society
Chemistry Club
College Discovery Club
Creative Writing Club
Diversity Dance Crew Club
Drama Society
Film Club
Leaders of Tomorrow Club
Mock Trial Association
Music Society
Psychology Club
Robotics Club
STEM Research Club
Student Government
Student Veterans Association
And More!

Apply Today!


Athletics

Be a Queensborough Tiger
Show your Tiger pride in the stands or on the court - either way, the excitement is contagious!

  • We field 14 men's and women's varsity teams — several have won a City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) championship in recent years

  • Queensborough has won the CUNYAC Commissioner's Cup Championship 3 years in a row (2014, 2015, & 2016) and 8 times in its history!

Men's Teams
Baseball (2017 CUNYAC Champions)
Basketball
Cross Country
Indoor Track (2016 CUNYAC Champions)
Outdoor Track (2016 CUNYAC Champions)
Soccer (2015 CUNYAC Champions)
Swimming

Women's Teams
Basketball
Cross Country
Indoor Track
Outdoor Track (2016 CUNYAC Champions)
Swimming
Volleyball (2017 CUNYAC, Region XV, & NJCAA District F Champions, #8 in the nation)

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Paola Beniquez, 2017 NJCAA Division III Women's Volleyball First Team All-American, 2017 Region XV tournament MVP, 2017 Region XV Player of the Year, 2017 CUNYAC/Pepsi Community College Women's Volleyball All-Tournament Team Most Valuable Player, 2017 CUNYAC Player of the Year, five-time 2017 CUNYAC Athlete of the Week

Female Volleyball athlete


Meet our students

QCC student Vicky Chan, recipient of prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship
Vicky Chan
"When I began researching community colleges, Queensborough stood out. I learned about Queensborough's reputation for excellent faculty and students who go on to achieve great things.”



QCC student Felipe Hoyos and the entrepreneurial challenge of the Capital One Community College Innovation Challenge Finals
Felipe Hoyos

"The entrepreneurial challenge opened a new world of possibilities and gave me the confidence to transform my dreams to reality."

Yi (Jane) Jiang winner of the President's Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Associate in Science Degree
Yi (Jane) Jiang
President's Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Associate in Science Degree. Jane has begun a National Science Foundation summer research internship at U Penn.

QCC student Kelvin Hentry selected as a finalist in the CUNYCapOne Innovation Challenge for Student Entrepreneurship Program
Kelvin Henry
"I have all these people who want to see me succeed,” said Kelvin, who is an active member of the college's Services for Students with Disabilities. “I wouldn't have been able to make it this far without the encouragement on campus."



Come Visit our Campus!

Visiting Queensborough is the best way to get to know our beautiful campus. In the culturally rich borough of Queens, Queensborough is located on the former site of the historic Oakland Golf Club. The 37 acre campus is surrounded by majestic trees, green lawns, manicured gardens and expansive views.

The Office of Admissions invites prospective students and their families to visit our beautiful campus and learn more about Queensborough Community College first-hand.

  • Learn about our academic programs, financial aid, scholarships, student support services and the admission process
  • Discover our nationally recognized Queensborough Academies
  • Find out about our athletics, campus organizations, internships and study-abroad opportunities
  • Take a walking tour of our beautiful campus
Nassau Day

Nassau Day

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 4PM

  • Meet our Nassau County Admissions Counselor
  • Secure an On the Spot Admissions Decision and Transfer Credit Evaluation
  • Tour our beautiful 37-acre campus
  • Be screened for CUNY’s exclusive Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP)
  • Learn about Nassau County resident eligibility for the affordable New York City tuition rate
  • Receive information about the New York State Excelsior Scholarship Program and other financial aid opportunities
Open House

Open House

October 28, 2018 starting at 10 am

Science Building Courtyard

Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Day Date Time
Wednesday September 26th 4 pm to 6 pm
Tuesday November 27th 4 pm to 6 pm
Tuesday January 8th 10 am to 12 pm

All in room S112

Group Tours

Group Tours Only

For group tour information and scheduling, please email Edgar DeCastro at Edecastro@qcc.cuny.edu. Please contact us at least 2 weeks in advance of your desired tour date so that arrangements can be confirmed. To ensure the best group tour experience, please limit the size of your group to 30 students.

Campus Map

map of Queensborough Community College's campus showing building locations, parking and cultural centers

Getting to Queensborough

Public Transportation Driving Parking

Take advantage of all that The City University of New York has to offer!

Make the connections you need to succeed in New York City and beyond, and do it all at a place that feels just like home - Queensborough Community College!

We've got that suburban feel, a lush 37-acre campus and a welcoming community, all close by in beautiful Bayside, Queens, just minutes from Great Neck, Long Island.

Our community of dedicated faculty, professional mentors and a diverse student body will empower you to succeed. Studying in one of five award-winning Queensborough Academies, you'll learn from professors who are passionate about their subjects - and your future.

Student life is full of exciting activities, competitive athletics and outreach opportunities extending beyond campus and into New York City!

It's easy to transfer to a CUNY senior college or any other four-year college once you earn your degree here! Stay in the neighborhood or venture into the City or beyond. Queensborough's exclusive Transfer Resource Center gives you a world of choices!

Apply Today!

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Partnerships and networks to connect you

Make your transition easy
Whether you plan to complete a bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce with your associate’s degree, Queensborough works with you to map out where you want to go and how to get there. Through personal guidance, interactive technologies and strategic  partner agreements, we ensure a smooth transition to your next destination.

Pursue a higher degree
Your strong start at Queensborough can yield incredible results. Join the ranks of our alumni who go on to enroll at prestigious 4-year institutions including Baruch College, Columbia University, Queens College, The City College of New York, New York University, St. John’s University and more.

Begin your career
There’s one thing you’ll find in abundance at Queensborough: opportunity. When you begin your career, you’ll be connected to a network of more than 72,000 successful alumni all over the metropolitan area.



Our graduates attend
Baruch College
Columbia University
Hunter College
New York University
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Queens College
St. John’s University
Stony Brook University
And more!

Our graduates work at
American Airlines
Citi
IBM
JP Morgan Chase
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York Police Department
NYC Department of Education
Verizon
And more!



Make Queensborough your first choice

Advance your academic and professional career with confidence

 
 

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.