United States Universities, Colleges and Schools
New York


Universities Colleges Schools Visas A-Z Countries Add Your School/Course Request Information


Study at CUNY Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY) is a community college under the City University of New York system. It is located in the Bronx of New York City. The College is named in the honor of Eugenio Mar a de Hostos, a Puerto Rican writer, educator, and patriot. It was founded by an act of the Board of Higher Education in 1968 to meet the demands of the Hispanic/ Puerto Rican community and Hostos was the nation’s first bilingual higher education institution. Several courses are offered in Spanish and the college also offers extensive English and ESL training to the students.

Hostos College hosts several athletics, sports and recreation programs; it fields many men’s and women’s sports teams.

Profile of CUNY Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is in Bronx, NY. Bronx is a large city. The school is a public institution. Hostos Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate s degree.

Course Topics

The school stays focused on a few key Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at Hostos Community College include education and teaching and family and social work.

Hostos Community College Selectivity

The school s open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.


The most successful professors at Hostos Community College are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student enrolment

Approximately 5,112 students study at Hostos Community College . The school is particularly welcoming to minority students.

Hostos Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts166liberal arts and sciences
Medical Support and Technology60dental hygienist, radiation therapist
Business and Management54 business management, accounting technology
Family and Social Work50public administration, adult development and aging
Nursing and Emergency Medicine48 registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Education and Teaching37teacher aide
Computer Science and Engineering15data processing tech
office and Administration8administrative assistant
Law4legal assistant
Engineering 1electrical engineering

Contact: Hostos Community College

CUNY Hostos Community College

500 Grand Concourse

Bronx, NY 10451

General Phone: (718) 518-4444

http://www.hostos. cuny.edu

Get Your Degree!

Find schools and get information on the program that’s right for you.

Powered by Campus Explorer