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Queens College Demographics & Diversity

Flushing, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Queens College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 71% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

CUNY Queens College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of CUNY Queens College students
Race Percent of Students
White 29%
Black 9%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 27%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 5%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 26% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Queens College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Queens College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Queens College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Queens College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,506
Women 9,495

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Queens College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Queens College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 15%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,917 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 24.8%
Part time Undergrads 24%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190664 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Queens College.