2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, Phone: (718) 951-5000.
Brooklyn College (enrollment 17,410 – 2015) is a senior CUNY (City University of New York) college that was founded in 1930 by the Board of Higher Education of New York City.
It started as the Brooklyn branches of Hunter College (a college for females in those days) in cooperation with the City College of New York (a college for men then). When these branches merged, Brooklyn College was New York City’s first public co-educational school for the liberal arts. Brooklyn College’s campus is renown for its beauty, and the school is often called ‘poor men’s Harvard’ as its tuition is very affordable its academics are highly respected. The school accepts a relatively large number of GED graduates and enhances online GED courses such as the BestGEDClasses practice website.
For over 85 years, Brooklyn College has attracted a broad array of highly motivated and intelligent students. The school has been offering the best possible education to many immigrants and their children wishing to enhance their livelihood via superb education. Brooklyn College boasts renowned faculty and has produced many artists and professionals who may be reckoned among the world’s best in their professional fields.
The school is constantly ranking high in ratings by reputed organizations such as U S News & World Report and Princeton Review for diversity, location, and value. The school offers many scholarship options as well to qualifying students. Brooklyn College is at the heart of New York City’s urban, civic, and artistic life and uses the city as a virtual classroom to broaden its students’ understanding of everything that relates to the surrounding world.
The school’s campus is considered to be one of the prettiest in America and offers lots of well-equipped educational and other facilities, smart classrooms, studios, and practice and production rooms. Another great plus is that Brooklyn College has managed to keep its tuition fees at a very affordable level!
Brooklyn College’s student enrollment of 17,410 (14,135 undergraduate and 3,275 graduate students) are coming from 150 nations who are speaking over 100 languages. The school offers almost 175 advanced certificate, undergraduate degree, and graduate degree programs in education, business, the creative arts, social, behavioral, and natural sciences, humanities, and mathematics. Brooklyn College’s admissions criteria have, through the years, become more and more selective, and for 2015, a 1111 SAT score was required.
Brooklyn College’s World-class Faculty
Practically all of Brooklyn College instructors and professors have won academic awards and receive funding from national institutions such as the National Science Foundation, NASA, the National Institutes of Health, or the American Department of Education.
The school’s faculty includes, just to mention a few, Mac Wellman (Obie Award winning playwright), Paul Moses (Pulitzer Prize awarded journalist, Arturo O’Farrill (famous composer and Grammy winning pianist), and Ursula Oppens (Grammy–nominated pianist).
Other well-known faculty members are Jonathan Wacks (film maker and founder of the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema), biographer Jeanne Theoharis, famous psychologist Anthony Sclafani, Rohit Parikh (internationally highly respected digital expert), Shlomo Silman (the famous audiologist), Corey Robin (author and political scientist), and Juergen Polle (renown micro biotechnology expert).