Welcome Nassau County Students

Hours of Operation

Monday 8/31 and Tuesday 9/1 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday 9/2 to Friday 9/4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Us, Location and Hours

222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, New York 11364

Administration Building
Room: A-210

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

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!

Come Visit our Campus

Visiting Queensborough is the best way to get to know our beautiful campus, but that's not all! Learn about our student-focused Queensborough Academies and our outstanding 40+ academic programs.

Why not begin your college career at Queensborough Community College this fall?

Join us for orientation to help kick off your first semester as a Queensborough student! We have fun and exciting activities to help you connect with students, faculty and staff. You'll also learn about many of the resources available to you to help you succeed as a new student.

Apply to Queensborough Community College

  • 2019-20 Military Friendly School Logo
  • image of the Military Advanced Education and Transition award
  • Top Associate Degree Producers of 2016 as published in Community College Week
  • Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars and Students of 2016 as published in Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Top 100 Community Colleges of 2016 as published in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
  • Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics of 2016 as published in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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

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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

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 | 718.281.5000 | admissions@qcc.cuny.edu

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday 8/31 and Tuesday 9/1 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9/2 to Friday 9/4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

The KHC uses 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.