City University of New York - Queens College

Flushing, NY

Queens College believes, "Our goals for providing students an education in the liberal arts and sciences have endured since the college was founded in 1937, even as the courses and requirements have changed over the years. We believe that your college education will enable you to develop the tools necessary to succeed in our increasingly fast-paced and interconnected world, and we hope you develop a lifelong love of learning while you are here." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:16,326
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:31%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,938 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$14,048 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "U.S. Experience in Its Diversity" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    City University of New York - Queens College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/06/2017


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