A diverse and harmonious community

  • The student population of over 16,000 reflects the diversity of the borough of Queens: about equal proportions of Hispanic/Latino, African American, Asian/Pacific Islander and Caucasian. Students come from more than 128 countries and nearly half speak a language other than English at home.
  • The combined Queensborough faculty and staff population of approximately 1,540 individuals (as of June 30 2009; end of 2008 plan) is 52% female and 36% persons of color.

Pleasant, suburban setting near an urban environment

  • 37 acre campus on former site of the historic Oakland Golf Club with plenty of on-campus parking
  • Majestic trees, green lawns, gardens, expansive views and just... quiet
  • Cultural resources on campus: Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center, QCC Art Gallery, and the Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Queensborough is a College of The City University of New York (CUNY)

  • Half hour to midtown Manhattan by car (Directions to campus)
  • Public transportation – Long Island Railroad commuter train to and from downtown Bayside – approximately one mile from campus
  • MTA New York City bus stop on campus
  • Ready access to major highways to Long Island, Westchester, and New England

The advantages of the Bayside, Queens community

  • Top rated public schools
  • A diverse community
  • A vibrant downtown
  • A suburban environment near an urban center
  • Wide range of recreational resources