CUNY Queensborough Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,800

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,195

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.02%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

15,400

59.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

22.6%

692 Graduates

About

CUNY Queensborough Community College is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Queensborough Community College were .

In 2017, 2,254 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Queensborough Community College. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (700 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (552 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College is $4,800, which is $-2,614 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College is $4,800, which is $-2,614 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,195.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College was $4,800. The cost of tuition at CUNY Queensborough Community College is $-2,614 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,195

2017 Value

26.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 CUNY Queensborough Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,195. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CUNY Queensborough Community College grew by 26.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,713

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Queensborough Community College was of $13,713 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 0.322% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at CUNY Queensborough Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.64% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

8.02%

2016 Default Rate

59

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Queensborough Community College was 8.02%, which represents 59 out of the 736 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 has a total enrollment of 15,400 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Queensborough Community College is 9,208 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,192. This means that 59.8% 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 32.5% Hispanic or Latino, 24.8% Asian, 22.1% Black or African American, 13.1% White, 1.27% Two or More Races, 0.857% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.734% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Queensborough Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (17.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.2%) and Asian Male (12.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Queensborough Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,400 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Queensborough Community College is 9,208 and the part-time enrollment is 6,192. This means that 59.8% of students enrolled at CUNY Queensborough Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2017 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 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), CUNY Queensborough Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    4,999

  2. Asian

    3,816

  3. Black or African American

    3,398

The enrolled student population at CUNY Queensborough Community College is 32.5% Hispanic or Latino, 24.8% Asian, 22.1% Black or African American, 13.1% White, 1.27% Two or More Races, 0.857% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.734% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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 2017, 368 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Queensborough Community College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Queensborough Community College are hispanic or latino (700 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (552 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Queensborough Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 Physical Sciences (88 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (844 degrees), and Protective Services (228 degrees).

Workforce

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 (144,563 people), Police officers (123,908 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (119,945 people), Postsecondary teachers (90,385 people), and Physicians (71,871 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Physical Sciences (88 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (844 degrees), Protective Services (228 degrees), Communication Technologies (20 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees).

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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 Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Physical Sciences (88 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (844 degrees), Protective Services (228 degrees), Communication Technologies (20 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (308,515 people), Elementary & secondary schools (219,360 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (192,934 people), Computer Systems Design (121,832 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (113,134 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Physical Sciences (88 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (844 degrees), Protective Services (228 degrees), Communication Technologies (20 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Queensborough Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 943

  2. 1,311

In 2017, 943 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Queensborough Community College, which is 0.719 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,311).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 268 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Queensborough Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.465 times less than the 576 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 576 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Queensborough Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.15 times more than the 268 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% 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, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (44%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Queensborough Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (44% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    700 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    552 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    431 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Queensborough Community College is hispanic or latino (700 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (552 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    410 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    305 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    290 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Queensborough Community College is hispanic or latino female (410 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (305 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Queensborough Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $12.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $319 (0.00252%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, CUNY Queensborough Community College had a total salary expenditure of $188M. CUNY Queensborough Community College employs 136 Assistant professors, 106 Associate professors, and 77 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY Queensborough Community College are Male Assistant professors (70), Female Assistant professors(66), and Female Associate professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 115 employees, Service, with 111 employees, and Management with 108 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.6M

2017 Endowment

10.2%

growth from 2016

CUNY Queensborough Community College has an endowment valued at about $12.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Queensborough Community College grew 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.98M 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. $1.58M - Federal

  2. $17.5M - State

  3. $1.06M - Local

As of 2017, CUNY Queensborough Community College received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $17.5M from state grants and contracts, and $1.06M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$103M

2017 Salaries

4.96%

decline from 2016

In 2017, CUNY Queensborough Community College paid a median of $103M in salaries, which represents 55.2% of their overall expenditure ($188M) and a 4.96% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 21.6% growth from 2015 and a 6.24% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.2M

Instructional Salaries

394

Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY Queensborough Community College paid a total of $35.2M to 394 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

136 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

115 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College were Assistant professor with 136 employees; Associate professor with 106 employees; and Associate professor with 77 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 115 employees; Service with 111 employees; and Management with 108 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Queensborough Community College was Male Assistant professor with 70 employees, Female Assistant professor with 66 employees, and Female Associate professor with 54 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at CUNY Queensborough Community College.

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