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QCC Demographics & Diversity

Bayside, 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 QCC are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 86% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

CUNY Queensborough Community 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 Queensborough Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 14%
Black 22%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 23%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 1%
International 6%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Queensborough Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, QCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Queensborough Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Queensborough Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,467
Women 5,106

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

QCC serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Queensborough Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,348 per year

63% 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 20.5%
Part time Undergrads 32.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190673 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Queensborough Community College.