CUNY Queens College

Queens, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 14,859
Graduate Enrollment: 2,889
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 60.78%

Male/Female: 43% / 57% (2017)

First generation college students: 46.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 6.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,122


2021 Median Admit ACT: 25


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 68.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 42.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 34.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 27.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 22.0%
Black: 9.2%
Hispanic: 29.8%
Asian: 30.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 5.0%
Unknown race: 0.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,761
In-State tuition: $7,538
Out-of-State tuition: $15,488

Estimated books and supplies: $1,364 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,788 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,763 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,188 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,763 (2022)

Average Family Income: $35,571 (2017)
Median Family Income: $20,800 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 41.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 7.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $10,298 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $109 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $1,092
$30k-48k $2,779
$48k-75k $7,120
$75k-110k $8,882
$110k+ $12,438

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 28%
6-year graduation rate: 55%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 91.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $10,298 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,149 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $8,475 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 61.3% (2015)
@3 year 66.4% (2017)
@5 year 61.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 48.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 52.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,703 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $55,100 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2
Master's Degree History. 39
Master's Degree Social Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 29 $41,814 ($3,485) $42,932 ($3,578)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 16 $16,676 ($1,390)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 133 $9,875 $133 $26,370 ($2,198) $45,723 ($3,810)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 221 $13,500 $109 $58,955 ($4,913) $97,630 ($8,136)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 28
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 65 $92,498 ($7,708) $70,881 ($5,907)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 23
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 34 $117,310 ($9,776)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 78 $244 $69,660 ($5,805) $75,490 ($6,291)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 6
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 23 $43,497 ($3,625) $67,380 ($5,615)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 91 $13,100 $117 $30,710 ($2,559) $57,988 ($4,832)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 120 $217 $53,060 ($4,422) $69,715 ($5,810)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 22 $64,794 ($5,400)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 82 $11,745 $88 $31,726 ($2,644) $63,793 ($5,316)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 13
Master's Degree Statistics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 55 $5,500 $22,390 ($1,866) $51,858 ($4,322)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 14
Master's Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Master's Degree Chemistry. 8
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 10
Master's Degree Physics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 689 $11,149 $102 $28,087 ($2,341) $48,151 ($4,013)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 11
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 48 $386 $67,216 ($5,601) $80,721 ($6,727)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 38 $14,835 $142 $20,357 ($1,696) $38,056 ($3,171)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 437 $9,500 $77 $39,597 ($3,300) $55,050 ($4,588)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 149 $11,000 $111 $32,499 ($2,708) $52,478 ($4,373)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 243 $15,750 $131 $29,947 ($2,496) $50,156 ($4,180)
Bachelor's Degree History. 92 $13,000 $133 $29,646 ($2,471) $51,989 ($4,332)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 113 $16,000 $161 $58,149 ($4,846) $53,787 ($4,482)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 190 $217 $70,112 ($5,843) $81,428 ($6,786)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 122 $74,215 ($6,185)
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 26 $52,271 ($4,356)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 48 $222 $72,155 ($6,013) $83,311 ($6,943)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 1
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 34 $38,337 ($3,195)
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 36 $49,930 ($4,161)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 43 $13,375 $114 $34,511 ($2,876) $40,362 ($3,364)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 145 $9,500 $74 $30,495 ($2,541) $46,933 ($3,911)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 12
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 8
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 6
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 92 $199 $57,113 ($4,759) $61,493 ($5,124)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 127 $12,000 $159 $29,675 ($2,473) $46,262 ($3,855)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 5
Master's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 25 $12,201 $42,729 ($3,561) $55,584 ($4,632)
Master's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 40 $316 $66,940 ($5,578) $67,491 ($5,624)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 110 $17,625 $151 $31,390 ($2,616) $35,392 ($2,949)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 27 $45,005 ($3,750)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 46 $12,818 $16,010 ($1,334)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 17
Bachelor's Degree Music. 31
Master's Degree Music. 52 $26,246 ($2,187) $38,108 ($3,176)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 6
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 96 $8,500 $117 $23,781 ($1,982) $60,508 ($5,042)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 16 $68,926 ($5,744)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 21 $341 $44,890 ($3,741) $59,612 ($4,968)
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 61 $13,004 $134 $26,616 ($2,218) $47,059 ($3,922)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 452 $11,313 $115 $39,130 ($3,261) $58,541 ($4,878)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 90 $170 $65,123 ($5,427) $75,247 ($6,271)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 95 $50,354 ($4,196) $61,899 ($5,158)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 34
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 11
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 21


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $108,270
Full time faculty: 41%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $72,640,034 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $89,974,475 (2022)