CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 17,580
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

37%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

CUNY Brooklyn College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 20,608 applications and only 7,726 students were granted admission. CUNY Brooklyn College is at the #35 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1010 to 1200

Application Fee

$65
Undergrad students
$125
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

CUNY Brooklyn College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,440 and in-state students paid $6,330.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$9,771
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,330
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$13,440
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of CUNY Brooklyn College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,160 (which is 16.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at CUNY Brooklyn College in 2016-2017, was 86, which is 6% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,466 (which is 15.8% below the national average.)

$5,160
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,466
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
86%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, CUNY Brooklyn College has enrolled a total of 17,580 students (10,795 students full-time and 6,785 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 17,580 students, 2,169 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 14,406 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,174 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 63 students for distance studies.

17,580
Total Enrollment
2,169
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 32%

Black/African American: 24%

Hispanic: 21%

Asian: 17%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at CUNY Brooklyn College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Visual And Performing Arts 16% 582
Education 14% 527
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 9% 324
Social Sciences 9% 312
English Language And Literature/letters 8% 285
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6% 219
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5% 169
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 148
Psychology 4% 135
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 4% 132

Graduation & Dropout Rates

51%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of CUNY Brooklyn College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

7%
Still enrolled
18%
Dropout rate
24%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$30,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of CUNY Brooklyn College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,500. Last year, out of the total 3,915 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,367 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,870 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,290 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,500 $43,500
Employment Rate 86% 85%
Total Graduates 3,915 3,870

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of CUNY Brooklyn College.

CUNY School of Law
8 mile away
CUNY Hunter College
9.5 mile away