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Queensborough ranked No. 1 community college in state – Campus News

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Queensborough Community College is the highest-ranked community college in New York State and is among the best community colleges in the country, according to a report released by WalletHub.com that compares more than 650 community colleges across 19 key indicators of quality and affordability. The data set ranged from the cost of in-state tuition and fees to each college’s student-faculty ratio and graduation rates.
It is the fifth year in a row Queensborough has been listed as a top institution of higher education by WalletHub for its education outcomes, career outcomes, and affordability. The Washington DC-based personal finance website reports that community colleges are especially attractive this year to families struggling because of inflation and the fall-out from the pandemic.
Placing first in the state, the 2-year Bayside college is one of the most diverse colleges in America and has a national reputation for the upward mobility of its graduates. When looking at career outcomes, Wallethub found Queensborough students’ median salary, after attending, are among the highest in the country.
“These findings reaffirm Queensborough’s commitment to ensuring that every student succeeds through personalized support in a student-centered learning environment that affirms their aspirations and goals.” said Dr. Mangino.
With generous financial aid available, about 90% of Queensborough students graduate without having federal loan student debt. The college’s fee per credit is as little as $210, compared to other colleges’ undergraduate fees which can be as much as seven times higher in New York City. Find out How much does College Cost? by visiting Queensborough’s tuition and fees web page.
The college offers in-person and hybrid classes and more than 40 degrees.
Highly regarded for its accredited Nursing and Psychology programs; Engineering Science; and Art Education that places it in the same class as Cooper Union, Pratt and FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology), Queensborough provides excellent academic and career-based advantages.
“One of the most important aspects of completing your degree at Queensborough is that it opens doors to further education at the most competitive universities and colleges in the country,” noted Queensborough Vice President & Chief Marketing & Communication Officer, Stephen Di Dio. Queensborough students also graduate to enter careers in Nursing, Media Production, Museum Studies, Computer Engineering Technology and more.

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