CUNY Queensborough Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,800
2022 Average Net Price
$7,351
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.26%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
9,573
55.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.1%
759 Graduates

About

CUNY Queensborough Community College is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at CUNY Queensborough Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (450 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (241 degrees), and General Health Services (204 degrees).

In 2022, 1,869 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Queensborough Community College. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (540 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (536 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College is $4,800, which is $−3,312 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College is $4,800, which is $−3,312 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,351.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending CUNY Queensborough Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 4% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,800
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College was $4,800. The cost of tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College is $−3,312 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,351
2022 Value
5.71%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CUNY Queensborough Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,351. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CUNY Queensborough Community College grew by 5.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,188
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Queensborough Community College was of $17,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.37% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
4%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at CUNY Queensborough Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 56.5% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.26%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Queensborough Community College was 1.26%, which represents 8 out of the 633 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

CUNY Queensborough Community College had a total enrollment of 9,573 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Queensborough Community College is 5,329 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,244. This means that 55.7% of students enrolled at CUNY Queensborough Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Queensborough Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 25.5% Asian, 21.3% Black or African American, 12.5% White, 2.14% Two or More Races, 1.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.491% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Queensborough Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (18%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.6%) and Asian Male (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Queensborough Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,573 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Queensborough Community College is 5,329 and the part-time enrollment is 4,244. This means that 55.7% of students enrolled at CUNY Queensborough Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY Queensborough Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), CUNY Queensborough Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,038 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    2,444 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    2,037 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY Queensborough Community College is 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 25.5% Asian, 21.3% Black or African American, 12.5% White, 2.14% Two or More Races, 1.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.491% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 367 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Queensborough Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY Queensborough Community College is asian (540 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (536 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at CUNY Queensborough Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (450 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (241 degrees) and General Health Services (204 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Queensborough Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Other managers (201,205 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (175,459 people), Postsecondary teachers (145,139 people), Police officers (138,728 people), and Graphic designers (99,522 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College in 2022 are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees), Physical Sciences (41 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (124 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees), Physical Sciences (41 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (124 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (392,370 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (340,631 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (306,924 people), Computer Systems Design (165,806 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (162,342 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees), Physical Sciences (41 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (124 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY Queensborough Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 450 degrees awarded
  2. 241 degrees awarded
  3. 204 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at CUNY Queensborough Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 450 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

751
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,118
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 751 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Queensborough Community College, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,118).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 125 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Queensborough Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.385 times less than the 325 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 325 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Queensborough Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.6 times more than the 125 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 13% of students graduating from CUNY Queensborough Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (41.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at CUNY Queensborough Community College is Female and Asian (41.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    540 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    536 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    363 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Queensborough Community College is asian (540 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (536 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    321 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    296 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    257 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY Queensborough Community College is hispanic or latino female (321 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (296 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Queensborough Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.66k (0.0103%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, CUNY Queensborough Community College had a total salary expenditure of 213M. CUNY Queensborough Community College employs 153 Associate professors, 80 Professors and 76 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Male Associate professor (81), Female Associate professor (72), and Female Professor (48).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College are: Management, with 107 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 94 employees, and Service with 78 employees.

Endowment

$16.1M
2022 Endowment
11.4%
decline from 2021

CUNY Queensborough Community College has an endowment valued at about $16.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Queensborough Community College declined 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.9M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.4M - Federal
  2. $2.21M - State
  3. $542k - Local

As of 2022, CUNY Queensborough Community College received $1.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.21M from state grants and contracts, and $542k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$106M
2022 Salaries
1.42%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY Queensborough Community College paid a median of $106M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($213M) and a 1.42% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.5M
Instructional Salaries
367
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY Queensborough Community College paid a total of $38.5M to 367 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
153 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
107 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College were Associate professor with 153 employees, Professor with 80 employees, and Lecturer with 76 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College were Management with 107 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees, and Service with 78 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College was Male Associate professor with 81 employees, Female Associate professor with 72 employees, and Female Professor with 48 employees.

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