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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Flushing
Population | 8,300,000
Enrollment | 16,481
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 8/28/-12/21
Spring | 1/25-5/22

Queens College, CUNY

Flushing, NY


About This Campus

Queens College was founded in 1937. Often referred to as - the jewel of the CUNY system, Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions. Our liberal arts, science, and pre professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges, and our graduates have won prominence in nearly every field.

Location Information

Queens College occupies a beautiful 80-acre, tree lined campus in Flushing, which is located in Queens, the easternmost borough of New York City. The College is only 20 minutes from Manhattan, the limitless cultural center and "the city that never sleep". Flushing in the borough of Queens—America’s most ethnically diverse county—the college has students from more than 150 nations. A member of Phi Beta Kappa Queens College is consistently ranked among the leading institutions in the nation.

Helpful Information

Queens College opened its first residence hall, The Summit, in fall 2009. Now known as Summit Apartments, it houses approximately 500 students. Summit earned LEED Gold certification a ranking established by the U.S. Green Building Council, thanks to its green design and use of sustainable strategies for water and energy. Queens College student may ride the shuttle by displaying a current ID QCard. Shuttle operates seven days a week between the campus and two stations, Jamaica or Flushing.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Closed
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Good
Understand Chances of Placement


  • Campus Catalog
  • Schedule of Classes
  • When will I register? According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Campus instructor or department
Education Major Incoming exchange students need to contact Education department before applying. https://www.qc.cuny.edu/academics/eece/contact-information/ http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/Education /Elementary/Pages/default.aspx Music Major Incoming exchange students need to contact the Music department before applying. Performance audition and musicianship testing required at the time of application. https://www.qc.cuny.edu/academics/music/

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

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GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • General Eligibility Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • Incoming exchange students must have completed 30 semester hours (no remedial work) at the conclusion of the term immediately prior to exchange. Students must be skills proficient as demonstrated by completion of a college-level mathematics course and a college-level English composition course each with a grade of C or higher. As an alternative to the courses, skills can be demonstrated with ACT scores of 21 Math/20 English or SAT scores of 510 Math/480 Creative Writing.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/16/24

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $3885.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18 ($305 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment: 18 ($305 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee $75 Semester Host & Home Mandatory
Activity Fee $250 Semester Host & Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $275 Year Host & Home Optional
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/16/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $0
  • Proximity to campus: 0
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
The Summit, a privately-operated enterprise, is the Residence Hall of Queens College. The Summit offers apartment style living and is conveniently located in the heart of the campus. You can visit The Summit's website at https://www.qc.cuny.edu/sa/ $6400 double occupancy- look to Summit website for Single occupancy options NSE students may apply for any room type, but assignment is based on availability and room type cannot be guaranteed. The Summit offers contracts on a first come, first serve basis. Residence hall PRIORITY is given to students who will exchange for a full academic year. Single term (fall or spring) contracts are limited, but not guaranteed. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Full-year contracts are given priority. The availability of a single term contract for the fall will be determined by mid-summer. Applications for spring only housing may be submitted in October. Please be aware that if you apply for housing at The Summit for a full academic year, you will sign A FULL ACADEMIC-YEAR CONTRACT AND WILL BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING FOR BOTH SEMESTERS REGARDLESS OF A LATER DECISION TO WITHDRAW FROM ALL OR PART OF ON-CAMPUS HOUSING FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR. If you are interested in living at The Summit for the Fall semester only, you may still apply but will be placed on a waiting list. You will not find out until the end of July if a room is available for the Fall semester. If you are interested in housing for the Spring semester only, you may apply in October. If a room is available, we will offer a Spring semester housing contract. Queens College does not offer a service to assist you in identifying off-campus housing. For off-campus housing, you may want to contact a realtor in the area or check internet sites such as jumpoffcampus.com.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/16/24

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.


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