About This CampusQueens 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 InformationQueens 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 InformationQueens 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.