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The City University of New York Brooklyn College, Колледж Бруклин Городского университета Нью-Йорка

Address: 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210, United States

Description The City University of New York Brooklyn College, Колледж Бруклин Городского университета Нью-Йорка

  • Year of foundation: 1930
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Age of students: from 18 years.
  • Number of students: 17,735
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: College of State University.

Brooklyn College is an integral part of the civic, urban, artistic energy of New York, uses the entire city as a living classroom.

For 90 years, the college has attracted a wide variety of motivated students – many of them immigrants or children of immigrants. They come thanks to well-known teachers – scientists, professionals, artists who are among the best in their field. Students study on a campus that is considered one of the most beautiful in the country, with well-equipped facilities, studios, smart classrooms, production and practice rooms – all at an affordable price.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The City University of New York Brooklyn College, Колледж Бруклин Городского университета Нью-Йорка

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Accommodation, housing and food

The college does not offer its own accommodation options, students can choose their own accommodation options.

Educational Housing Services (EHS) offer accommodation for summer, fall, spring semesters. Students can choose to stay at the EHS St. George Towers Residence in Brooklyn Heights, just a short subway ride from the Brooklyn College campus. In St. George's, the convenience of Manhattan is combined with the charm of Brooklyn. The residence is located just one stop from Manhattan (Wall Street), a short walk from the famous Dumbo district. Train 2/3 is in the same block, while trains A/C, R, 4/5 are less than 10 minutes away.

Events The City University of New York Brooklyn College, Колледж Бруклин Городского университета Нью-Йорка

Student life at Brooklyn College is active, diverse, and multifaceted. There are 120 student clubs and organizations on campus, covering a wide range of creative, social, cultural, ethnic, media, religious, social interests. On campus there are more than a dozen fraternities, women's clubs, popular intra-corporate sports: basketball, cheerleading, cross, football, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball. Teams compete at Division III level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.


  • Brooklyn College has 14,969 undergraduates, 2,766 masters who come from 142 countries and speak 94 languages.
  • The college offers 175 undergraduate, graduate, certificate, diploma programs.
  • Brooklyn College provides a transformative, accessible education for students of all backgrounds.
  • The school is located in Brooklyn, an area known for its innovation, culture, and art.
  • The university has a special commitment to educate immigrants, first-generation college students from the various communities that make up the city and state.
  • Students wishing to study a complex academic program beyond the general are encouraged to apply to Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College and honors academy specialized programs. Admission to these courses is highly competitive, but they offer huge benefits – activities around the city and the world, free tuition, laptops, travel scholarships.
  • The college follows the CUNY Pathways general education program, which builds a solid foundation for the humanities and natural sciences.
  • Preparatory programs are available for students interested in engineering, law, medicine, optometry, podiatrics.
  • There are special programs for graduate students. The Graduate Investment Program offers travel grants that participate in national and international conferences, research grants that fund supplies, materials, seminars on topics of particular importance to graduate students, and assistance in writing dissertations.
  • Brooklyn College is an active participant in CUNY's graduate-focused programs, including the Louis Stokes Alliance in New York City for Minority Participation, bridges to the Doctorate Program, and the Latin-Greek Institute.
  • The college encourages pupils to study abroad in special academic programs. Students studied media and cultural studies in South Korea, participated in archaeological excavations in Israel and Iceland, studied political systems in Argentina, made documentaries in India, and honed their artistic skills in Italy and France. They often help outprofessors by engaging in cutting-edge research, studying parts of the world they may not have seen themselves.

Professors at Brooklyn College are laureates, recipients of national funding from organizations such as NASA, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Education. The faculty consists of McWellman (an Obie-winning playwright); Ursula Oppens (Grammy Award-nominated pianist, performer of contemporary American music); founding director of the Barry R. Fairstein Graduate School of Film, director Jonathan Wax; the famous biographer Jeanne Theocharis; internationally recognized computer theorist Rohit Parikh; respected audiologist Shlomo Silman; Jürgen Polle, Leading Specialist in Microalgae Biotechnology; organometallic chemist, cancer researcher Maria Kontel; political scientist and writer Corey Robin; award-winning writer Helen Phillips.

Equipment The City University of New York Brooklyn College, Колледж Бруклин Городского университета Нью-Йорка

Brooklyn College has been beautiful since its inception in the 1930s. The original project involved the erection of classic Buildings in the Georgian style on 26 acres, along with a lily pond, gardens, grassy glades planted with elms. Classrooms, lecture halls, art studios, scientific laboratories were built according to the most modern projects.

The lily pond, gardens and elms are still here, and the four original buildings are regularly upgraded to reflect the growing needs of the campus. Light-flooded art studios, galleries have been added to the upper levels of Boylan Hall, and there is a full-service cafeteria on the lower level.

Brooklyn College has just completed the construction of a new performing arts center that will be a suitable location for award-winning performing programs. The college is at the planning stage of a new modern scientific complex.

The Brooklyn College Library serves as an intellectual and creative center of academic life. Students can bring their computer, log into a wireless network, and use one of three computer classes, including a café library that is open around the clock seven days a week (and offers Starbucks coffee).

The online store of Brooklyn College offers students an effective individual approach to shopping. All courses, necessary materials, price options are displayed on one page with easy navigation.

The Student Disability Service Center ensures the successful integration of students with disabilities into the Brooklyn College community.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Application deadlines for freshmen:

  • Fall semester – February 1
  • The spring semester is September 15.


  • Fee for student activity – 115$
  • Student Services Corp. – 33$
  • Student government – 10$
  • NYPIRG – 5$
  • Association of Colleges – 63$
  • Student government – 4$
  • University Student Fee (USS) – 2$
  • Commission for consolidated services of CUNY – 15$
  • Technology fee – $63.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Admission fee – 65 $.
  • Official translations must be submitted for all documents written in a language other than English.
  • If you have completed less than one year of full-time study at a university in Russia, together with your official transcript you must provide a certificate of maturity and term paper.
  • If you have completed more than one year of full-time study at a Russian university, together with the official transcript you must provide proof of high school completion.

Requirements for knowledge of English:

  • TOEFL IBT – 61
  • TOEFL PBT – 500
  • Academic IELTS – 6
  • Pearson Academic – 44
  • Duolingo – 85.

Scholarships The City University of New York Brooklyn College, Колледж Бруклин Городского университета Нью-Йорка

Thanks to generous donations from Brooklyn College alumni, the center provides scholarships worth more than $100,000 a year to help students pay for internships.

The Brooklyn College Fellow program instills values, skills, and knowledge to realize their academic, professional, and personal goals.  Fellows receive a presidential scholarship of up to $4,000 per year, a laptop computer, technical support, access to study abroad, research, internships, scholarships.

Scholarship and laptop are only available to students who come directly from high school as first-semester students.

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