Welcome Nassau County Students

The Queensborough Difference

  • 40+ Academic Programs

    • 10 Dual/Joint programs pave the way for you to earn both an associate's degree and a baccalaureate's degree.

  • 5 Queensborough Academies:

    • Business | Health Related Sciences | Liberal Arts | Science, Technologies, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) | Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)

    • Our award-winning Queensborough Academies offers engaging opportunities to maximize your potential through enhanced advisement, guidance and high impact practices leading to deeper, meaningful learning.

  • Our students benefit from scholarly and cultural experiences beyond the classroom.

    • Take advantage of internships, research, study abroad, community service - all designed to reinforce classroom learning and prepare you for your future academic and career choices!

  • Our exclusive transfer resource center will prepare you to go on to 4-year institutions including: New York University, Hofstra University, Syracuse University, St. Joseph's College, St. John's University, Baruch College, and more!

  • When you begin your career, you will join the more than 72,000 successful alumni from the Metropolitan area.

  • Comprising one of the most diverse populations of any college in the U.S., Queensborough enrolls over 16,000 students each year who pursue associate degrees or professional certificates.

  • And best of all, Nassau County residents are eligible for the affordable CUNY Value tuition rate.

To join the thousands of Long Islanders who have already discovered the benefits of earning a quality, affordable education at Queensborough Community College: Apply Today!

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

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  • BestColleges.com 2016 Best College in New York award recipient
  • 2017 Military Friendly school
  • Top 100 associate degree producers in 2013 image
  • Military Advanced Education and Transition Top colleges and universities award in 2014

Learn About the New York State Excelsior Scholarship Program

Tuition-free college at New York's public colleges and universities for middle-class families! More information

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!

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Student Life

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
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!

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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
Cross Country
Indoor Track (2016 CUNYAC Champions)
Outdoor Track (2016 CUNYAC Champions)

Women's Teams
Cross Country
Indoor Track
Outdoor Track (2016 CUNYAC Champions)
Volleyball (2016 District F, Region XV, & CUNYAC Champions / #7 in the Nation)

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Female Volleyball athlete

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

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."

Services for Students with Disabilities

If you need accommodation(s) due to a disability, please contact QCC’s office of Services for ;Students with Disabilities (SSD) located in room S-132 or call 718-631-6257.

Contact Us, Location and Hours

222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, New York 11354

Administration Building
Room: A-210

Email Admissions@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone (718) 281-5000

Office Hours:
Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays: 8:45-5pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 8:45-7pm

Special Categories

If you are a student who has completed all or part of your education outside the United States and U.S. territories, you cannot file directly for admission at the college. You must apply through the University Processing Center (UAPC) for the Fall 2017 semester. Please see CUNY’s Undergraduate Admissions page for more information.

Veterans interested in applying should consult the Veterans Step-by-Step Guide.

Nassau County residents are eligible for the New York City resident tuition rate!


Office of Admissions
Administration Building, Room: A-210

Directions from Long Island by car using the Northern State Parkway or the Southern State Parkway:
Take either the Northern State Parkway west or the Southern State Parkway west to the Cross Island Parkway north. Once on the Cross Island Parkway north take the Long Island Expressway west exit. Once on the Long Island Expressway west, stay in the entrance lane and immediately exit to Springfield Boulevard (exit 29). At the traffic light turn right onto Springfield Boulevard, then turn right on to 56th Avenue. The main entrance of Queensborough Community College is one block away on the left-hand side.

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.