Flushing, NY
Tuition (in-state)
$12,117 ($5,907)
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Reviews 579 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There always food carts or trucks that are near campus.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life has some presence on campus but if your not involved its not a big deal.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is pretty safe and security is always helpful.

3 College Junior

Weather: Winter can be harsh on some of the structures. However, the school is quick to get everything fixed.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I don't live on campus so I don't know about dorm life.

3 College Junior

Academics: there are lots of opportunities for study aboard.

3 College Junior

Athletics: School sports don't seem to be a large part of campus life.

College Junior

Nightlife: I don't know much about the campus nightlife but there are always flyers around for parties.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: I don't really know much about the administration policies on campus.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: The campus has a great layout with plenty of areas to relax and study. During finals the school offers massages and puppy therapy in the library for the students.

4 College Junior

Computers: There are multiple computer labs available on campus and just recently printing became free in the library.

4 College Junior

Diversity: The campus is very diverse and is extremely accepting.

College Junior

Scholarships: Applying for financial aid is easy. However, when there happens to be a problem with paperwork it takes a lot of time to get the problem sorted out.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Extremely diverse in every single classroom

3 College Freshman

Weather: Very cold in the winter but beautiful spring and fall

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Good education for the money youre paying. A lot to do around the school but it is a commuter school so the campus is boring.

4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Never seemed to be a problem with drug or alcohol use. Cigarette smoking seemed to be more of what students take part in but the no smoking rule is strictly enforced.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Don't know much about them.

3 College Sophomore

Computers: Sometimes the wifi is kind of bad but otherwise computers are very accessible.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: In NYC we get the best and worse of all the seasons.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: There was recently a no smoking ban on campus enforced and it seems most students wouldn't dare light a cigarette even if there is no security in site.

3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: I don't usually associate nightlife at school but there are occasional fliers being handed out for parties.

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: I have to drive to school but I noticed a lot of students are commuters and most of them don't have much options but drive to save time.

3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Queens College is pretty close to good food spots and shopping centers.

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: Such a wide variety of programs. You could be anything you want to be at Queens College. So many different types of people you meet. There is so many things you can do on campus.


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Shira Frager
Palo Alto, CA
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Students looking for an affordable college with decent academics may find Queens College to be the place for them. However, students looking for loads of involvement in student life, with a particular sense of community, may not find it at Queens College. The fact that QC is a commuter school causes a lack of communal feeling between the students. For those who are coming to Queens with little or no friends, it is extremely helpful to join a Greek organization. Other students have found themselves to be comfortable and happy on campus with a few close friends. Sometimes it just takes a little work to find your niche.

According to other students, Queens is the ideal place to be—from academics to the social life to adequate facilities to students simply feeling satisfied with their college experience. Queens offers so much and has all that one could ask for as a college student. For students whose desired college experience consists of a large amount of partying and going to bars and pubs, QC is not the best campus for these activities. Overall, QC seems to be geared toward students looking for a certain balance with college life, where students are generally serious about their studies and basically go to college to get their degree, while somewhat getting involved in other activities.

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