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“Great school great price”
July 2018CURRENT STUDENT
Uppers

Affordable tuition, diverse classmates, strong academic support, and a beautiful campus

Downers

Can be hard to get into certain majors due to popularity of major

Comments

In my opinion this is one of the best cunys and if you put a lot into it you will get a lot out

Would You Recommend

Yes

“queens college”
December 2017FORMER STUDENT
Uppers

great environment, clean residence, awesome feeling, and nice study atmosphere.

Downers

i like its environment, education, teachers and students are really friendly.

Comments

what jobs after you getting the diploma from this college?

Would You Recommend

Yes

“the best review ever”
September 2017CURRENT STUDENT
Uppers

i like the school and the teachers because everyone is so helpful and polite

Downers

i dont like that everybody in the school always on the phone

Comments

theres always train traffic and car traffic on the way there so leave 30 minutes early

Would You Recommend

Yes

“Out of state student at CUNY”
January 2017FORMER STUDENT
Uppers

Tuition is cheap, even for a non-New Yorker; there is a wide variety of classes scheduled throughout the week, which enables you to schedule classes on only two days a week or only during the nights, allowing you to work or take care of family the rest of the time.

Downers

It's generally a commuter school, and campus life is not all that active or fun; no real sports program to get behind; parking is miserable if you drive.

Comments

Has a decent reputation in New York, and if you're a native English speaker, you are at a tremendous advantage, given that a large portion of the student body is not.

Would You Recommend

Yes

“Great School to Attend... Just Make Sure You are Focused”
March 2016FORMER STUDENT
Uppers

Bang for the buck, I would rank Queens College up there with Baruch College in terms quality of education.

Downers

The red tape to get in to business programs and get classes are ridiculous.

Comments

This is an great school to get into especially for academics. The community may not be as close knit because it is a commuter school although the school has a dorm. There are many clubs and organizations to join to keep active. Just make sure are focused on getting your education. The school is rigorous especially the business school.

Would You Recommend

Yes

“Queens College Yes!”
August 2015CURRENT STUDENT
Uppers

Beautiful campus, new, clean dorms! The political science professors were so interesting

Downers

Very hard to help with certain careers, do not necessarily help you with advice

Comments

A really great affordable option. If you know you want to do grad school especially. I recommend becoming a student ambassador.

Would You Recommend

Yes

“QC”
July 2015CURRENT STUDENT
Uppers

people, professors, political science department. campus is really nice. dorms were beautiful.

Downers

career advising is not great and did not help with job search

Comments

good, cheap option especially if going to grad school afterward then recommend!

Would You Recommend

Yes

“My Experience at Queens”
June 2015FORMER STUDENT
Uppers

The professors were dynamic and interesting. Everyone was really nice. Campus is beautiful.

Downers

Not a good place for career guidance. The law school guidance was very helpful but many peers of mine had a hard time getting their first job.

Comments

If you are planning on going to grad school it is an amazing option. There is a good opportunity to succeed and learn a lot.

Would You Recommend

Yes

“Great Education for a Great Cost”
March 2015FORMER STUDENT
Uppers

1. The education you get is fantastic, especially compared to other undergraduate and graduate colleges in NYC.

2. High diversity in the student population.

3. Campus is pretty large and (for the most part) has up to date equipment (except for the chemistry department: some of their out-dated equipment makes chem lab pretty scary!).

4. A lot of extracurricular events and clubs to join. No excuse to not meet new people and experience new things.

Downers

1. A lot of professors are there just for the check, and some will openly tell you this in class. Some are there to supplement their pay from a "real college", or even spend the entire class reading notes to you.

2. Quite a few professors do not honor the "office hours" policy. If you go to talk to them during their office hours, some will kick you out every time.

3. A few tenured professors openly mock and insult students. I've had three separate instances of tenured professors spending the majority of the class talking about their personal lives, but will yell at you if you need ask a question or leave the room for a moment.

Comments

Overall, I definitely recommend Queens College. It consistently ranks high on the Princeton review for a reason. It offers a fantastic education which (in my opinion) rivals that of other, more expensive schools like St. Johns or even NYU. Campus is spotless, the facilities are up to date, and there are a lot of ways to meet new people while getting a quality education.

The college needs to address the faculty though. Many don't consider Queens College as a "real" college (their words) and phone it in. This is a shame since the college is wonderful.

Would You Recommend

Yes

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