Top 5 Community Colleges in NYC revealed at cheaponlinecolleges.org
Students attracted by the bright lights and big city can find out the best NYC community college for their future at cheaponlinecolleges.org.
Researching and weighing up the pros and cons of various community colleges can fast become a chore for students, yet cheaponlinecolleges.org has done all the hard work for them by putting together a list of 2013’s top five community colleges in New York City.
“There are countless community colleges in New York City and no shortage of choices if you look beyond. The City University of New York, or CUNY, comprises a network of 24 universities and colleges. However, it is an ongoing challenge for students to know which rankings to look at to work out which is the best option,” said the spokesperson.
The list of community colleges is compiled from graduation and transfer rates, which are a strong indicator of a student’s success.
Outranking the competition with a 38.3 per cent transfer rate, CUNY Kingsborough Community College has a strong history of successful students. Those who graduate with an Associate Degree from Kingsborough Community College are usually guaranteed admission to a CUNY senior college, as well as a number of other private colleges in the north eastern states.
“Popular opinion places Kingsborough as a “fast-track” option for getting into some of the most coveted schools in the state. The college was recently named one of the top four community colleges in the US by the Aspen Institute amongst more than 1000 community colleges,” said the spokesperson.
Second only to Kingsborough and located in Bayside, Queens, CUNY Queensborough boasts a graduation transfer rate of 36.0 per cent, making it a successful community colleges in the New York City area.
“Queensborough is an ideal choice for anyone aspiring towards a career in the liberal arts and sciences. Thanks to its location, the school prides itself on being one of the most diverse schools in the country, with 129 different countries of birth represented and 99 different languages spoken,” said the spokesperson.
Another standout on the list is CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College. In the heart of bustling downtown Manhattan, BMCC is a hub of activity and history and celebrates a 32.4 per cent graduation and transfer rate.
“As an added bonus for applicants, BMCC offers more scholarships for academic excellence than any other CUNY college. Competition might be tough but the scholarships go a long way in helping students reduce their financial burden from education,” said the spokesperson.
Visit www.cheaponlinecolleges.org to find out more about these and the other community colleges that make up the top ten on the 2013 New York City Community College rankings.
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