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Medgar Evers College was founded as a result of collaborative efforts by community leaders, elected officials, the Chancellor, and the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York. The College, named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community. The College is committed to the fulfillment of this mandate.
The College offers baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts and in a variety of professional programs such as accounting, business, computer studies, education, health, and social work. It maximizes each student's intellectual, professional, and personal growth by integrating studies in liberal arts and sciences, professions, knowledge of diverse cultures, and technology. It meets changing social and intellectual needs by developing undergraduate and graduate programs from its established academic strengths. The College aims to graduate students poised to meet new demands and provide leadership for human progress.
Since 1916, thousands of men and women have found a place at St. Joseph's College. Today, on our two campuses, in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and Patchogue, Suffolk, students find an affordable college of academic excellence, real-life learning, personal attention and a vibrant, caring community. Our students discover what moves them, develop their skills and prepare themselves for their careers. Now it's your turn!
Standing as an example of the power of ordinary individuals to make extraordinary things happen. Every college has something special to brag about.
Welcome to the Brooklyn Law School Web site – a window into the multi-faceted BLS community. Our students are accomplished, diverse, and civic-minded. When they graduate, they join the ranks of our 16,000-strong alumni body. Our alumni are noted members of the bench and bar, and are leaders in public service and private industry. Our faculty are internationally recognized scholars, whose influence extends far beyond the borders of our campus. Here at BLS, these gifted teachers are dedicated to honing the legal minds of the 21st century. Our curriculum is attuned to the evolving needs of our students and the society they will serve. Innovative teaching techniques augment traditional course offerings with instruction in emerging areas of law. Then there is our location in beautiful Brooklyn Heights. The Law School is in the heart of New York City – the financial, legal and cultural capital of the United States.
It’s all here for you to explore. BLS – a great place to learn and experience the law.
Wagner College prepares students for life, as well as for careers, by emphasizing scholarship, achievement, leadership, and citizenship. Wagner offers a comprehensive educational program that is anchored in the liberal arts, experiential and co-curricular learning, interculturalism, interdisciplinary studies, and service to society, and that is cultivated by a faculty dedicated to promoting individual expression, reflective practice, and integrative learning.
On a 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River, just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers excellent academic and professional programs to more than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students. It’s a special place—a supportive academic community enhanced by the excitement of Manhattan’s world-class businesses and cultural institutions.
A unique and intimate college that has experienced a very positive transformation within the past years. With new leadership at almost every level and a faculty dedicated to academic excellence, the College has created an intellectually rich environment with high standards. In addition to new academic programs, renovated facilities, and a new fitness center, the college has created a winning athletic program, significantly improved technology, and hired more full-time faculty with the highest degree in their fields.
St. John's is one of America's leading Catholic universities – recognized for its superb academic programs, diverse student life, Big East excitement and New York vitality. Founded in 1870 by the Vincentian Community, St. John’s has distinguished itself by giving students the knowledge, skills and confidence to serve others while achieving lasting success – personally, professionally and spiritually.
With three friendly residential campuses in New York City, St. John’s is the perfect choice for an affordable, high-quality private education that blends academic study, service opportunities, professional training and real-world experience within a diverse and highly supportive community.
St. Francis College is a private, independent co-educational college that welcomes students from all walks of life, providing a superior liberal arts education at an affordable price. The St. Francis student benefits from small classes taught by professors who are committed to provide an education in an atmosphere of support and friendship. By integrating liberal arts and pre-professional programs, the College promotes the development of the whole person. Both the Franciscan heritage and the Catholic tradition establish a cornerstone of academic excellence, social responsibility, and mutual respect throughout the entire College community.
The year of 2007 marked the 50th anniversary of Bronx Community College which was established in 1957 after a decade of effort by civic-minded groups in Bronx County to meet the growing need for increased higher education facilities in the “Borough of Universities and Progress.” Classes began with 125 students on February 2, 1959 at the former site of the Bronx High School of Science at Creston Avenue and 184th Street.
The College of Staten Island is a four-year, senior college of The City University of New York that offers exceptional opportunities to all of its students. Programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies lead to bachelor's and associate's degrees. The master's degree is awarded in 16 professional and liberal arts and sciences fields of study. The College participates in doctoral programs of The City University Graduate School and University Center in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Physics.
Queens College prepares students to become leaders of our global society by offering a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, and use modern technologies and information resources. With a faculty and student population that reflects the diversity of New York City, Queens College provides an unusually rich education.
Brooklyn College is a member unit of the City University of New York, the nation's leading public urban university. The university comprises eleven senior colleges, six community colleges, a graduate school, a law school, and a medical school. More than 200,000 students are enrolled in the academic programs offered at campuses located throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future in the world. Monroe offers Bachelor's degree programs, with an Associate degree along the way, in the most relevant areas for today's rapidly changing global economy.
As New York City's Jesuit University, Fordham prides itself on the unique experience it provides to students and alumni. At Fordham, you will find a combination of advantages that sets us apart from other schools and defines a distinctive way of living and learning.
The choice of a university is not an easy one. The possibilities are many, and measuring the competing claims of different schools can be difficult. The real challenge is to find the right fit between individual and institution. Which university will best fulfill your personal aspirations? Develop your particular talents? Summon up the best in you, both intellectually and morally? Help you prepare for a lifetime of learning?
Baruch College is part of a tradition that dates back more than 150 years to the founding, in 1847, of the Free Academy, the very first free public institution of higher education in the nation. (Baruch’s landmark building at 23rd Street and Lexington Avenue occupies the site of the Free Academy). Established in 1919 as City College’s School of Business and Civic Administration, the school was renamed in 1953 in honor of Bernard M. Baruch—statesman, financier, and devoted alumnus. In 1968 the school became an independent senior college in The City University of New York (CUNY) system.
Queensborough is truly a community college. Well over 85% of our students live in Queens and reflect the magnificent diversity of this borough, cited as the most culturally diverse county in the country.
We are a community of possibility. We offer New Yorkers opportunity to imagine the future they want for themselves and their families, and we provide the rigorous academic environment, accompanied by strong support services, that creates success.
As part of The City University of New York, we continue a tradition of academic excellence and celebrate a proven track record of success: to date, close to 45,000 students have graduated from Queensborough. More than 12,000 students are currently enrolled in one of our associate degree or certificate programs, and another 10,000 students -- of all ages -- participate in the programs offered by our Department of Continuing Education, Arts and Business Development.
Overlooking scenic New York Bay, St. Johns University's wooded Staten Island campus combines a friendly, small-college environment with the resources of a major Catholic university.
The 16.5-acre campus features rolling lawns, apartment-style student residences and architectural styles that range from red-brick colonial to the strikingly modern. The campus is located in the residential Grymes Hill section of Staten Island, one of the five counties, or boroughs, that make up New York City.
With more than 60,000 alumni and 12,000 students, Lehman College serves the Bronx and our surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. The College is named after Herbert H. Lehman, who was governor of New York State, a U.S. Senator, and an internationalist. His values of dedicated public service continue to guide the College today.
Today, Pratt stands as one of the leading independent art schools in the U.S., as demonstrated by our increase in applications for admissions and the highest enrollment ever. All of our schools – Art and Design, Architecture, Information and Library Science, and Liberal Arts and Sciences – are known for faculty members who deftly combine scholarship with notable achievements in their fields. Together, they create the opportunity for our school to build upon its many accomplishments as we envision an even brighter future for our students.
New York School of Interior Design is New York’s only private, not-for-profit college dedicated solely to interior design education.
NYSID is the premier place to study interior design with its great location, superb facilities, distinguished faculty, as well as its challenging and comprehensive curriculum that gives emphasis to both residential and contract design.
Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts - These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award at least half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.
Our institution was founded back in 1964 by educational pioneer Audrey Cohen.
Driven by a holistic vision of a better world, she created a succession of organizations to address the dual issues of economic development and social improvement. Through her lifelong commitment to the interconnected ideals of social justice, educational excellence, and economic opportunity, Audrey Cohen continues to be esteemed as one of the most innovative and respected educational reformers in the world.
For more than 100 years, Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience and the New York advantage. Pace has three campuses, in New York City, Westchester, and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, and School of Law.
The State College of Optometry, located in New York City, is the campus of the State University of New York system devoted to optometric education and related scholarly activities. It serves the people of New York by preparing qualified individuals for the contemporary practice of optometry. The College promotes ethical behavior, values, public service and social responsibility in all of its programs.
Enrollment at Fordham University includes more than 8,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 graduate students spread over three campuses in New York State: Rose Hill in The Bronx, Lincoln Center in Manhattan, and Marymount in Tarrytown. The University also offers programs in the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom. Fordham awards bachelor's (BA, BFA, and BS), master's, and doctoral degrees.
Fordham University is composed of four undergraduate colleges and six graduate schools, including the tier-1 Fordham Graduate School of Social Service and the particularly selective tier-1 Fordham School of Law. The University offers a BA/BS engineering program in cooperation with Columbia University and a BFA degree program for dance in partnership with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Source
The Law School's lawyering program spans all three years of law school and is designed to prepare each student for the practice of law. Beginning in the first year, students are introduced to lawyering skills and perspectives as part of the required curriculum. In the second year, students choose from a range of lawyering seminars that strengthen skills and knowledge to use in several different public interest areas. Finally, in their third year, students select a clinical offering from the Law School's nationally-ranked clinical program.