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Queens College, City University of New York

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Queens College (QC) is a public university located in Queens, New York. It is the fifth-oldest and one of the largest senior colleges of the twenty-three institutions of higher learning of the City University of New York. Often referred to as "The Jewel of the CUNY system," The college's 77-acre campus is located along Kissena Boulevard in the neighborhood of Flushing.

At its founding in 1937, Queens College was hailed by the people of the borough as “the college of the future.” Located in a residential area of Flushing in the borough of Queens—America’s most ethnically diverse county—the college has students from more than 150 nations. Queens College is consistently ranked among the leading institutions in the nation for its affordability, the quality of its academic programs, and student achievement.

In 2013, Queens College was ranked #2 nationally by the Washington Monthly for "best bang for your buck" education.