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Study at CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Founded in 1963, CUNY Kingsborough Community College is the only community college in Brooklyn, New York. The campus is located at the eastern end of the Manhattan Beach peninsula and covers an area of 71 acres. The campus overlooks Sheepshead Bay, Jamaica Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

The college serves more than 30,000 students annually. It offers several credit and non-credit courses in liberal arts and career education, as well as a number of specialized programs. The campus boasts of many modern facilities like two gymnasiums, an indoor pool, an aquarium, computer labs, art gallery, a performing arts center, and much more.

Some of the notable alumni of Kingsborough are CNN top reporter and winner of National News Emmy Award, Jeff Koinange and State Senator Larry Seabrook.

Profile of CUNY Kingsborough Community College

The main campus of Kingsborough Community College is in Brooklyn, NY (a large city). The school is a public school. Kingsborough Community College offers degrees up to the Associate s degree.

Course Topics

The school tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. Kingsborough Community College students most commonly major in a field related to media and business and management.

Kingsborough Community College Selectivity

The school admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.


Kingsborough Community College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student enrolment

In 2007, Kingsborough Community College had 14,962 enrolled students.

Kingsborough Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts654liberal arts and sciences, speech and rhetoric
Business and Management339 business management, accounting technology, retail, entrepreneurship
Education and Teaching130teacher aide
Nursing and Emergency Medicine119registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology95mental health services tech, surgical tech
Science83biology, physics, chemistry
Media51radio and TV tech
Computer Science and Engineering45 data processing tech, computer science, webmastering
Photography and Commercial Art41commercial art
Hospitality40tourism and travel
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy26parks and recreation studies, exercise science
Therapy and Counseling 25physical therapist assistant, community health services, substance abuse counseling
office and Administration 25administrative assistant
Art Studies 12visual and performing arts
Fine Arts 10fine arts
Mechanics and Repair9 marine mechanic
Mathematics6 mathematics

Contact: Kingsborough Community College

CUNY Kingsborough Community College

2001 Oriental Blvd

Brooklyn, NY 11235-2398

General Phone: (718) 265-5343


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