#160 Overall Influence #1381 Desirability Rank

Brooklyn College

Senior college of the City University of New York, located in Brooklyn

Brooklyn College, a component part of the City University of New York (CUNY) with a student body of around 1,850, was founded in 1930.

The Division of Graduate Studies was established in 1935. Today, the college offers more than 70 graduate-level programs in humanities, fine and performing arts, natural sciences, math and computer science, social sciences, and education.Brooklyn College also offers an eight-year MD degree program in affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

The main campus is located in New York City’s Borough of Brooklyn, an area known for innovation, culture, and the arts. Brooklyn College also boasts a history of intellectual freedom and academic excellence, providing a distinctive and affordable education to students from all backgrounds.

Two Brooklyn College associated persons have won the Nobel Prize:

In addition, the mathematician Paul Cohen, a Brooklyn College alumnus, was a Fields Medal recipient.

Other notable Brooklyn College faculty members and alumni include:

Brooklyn College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

From Wikipedia

Brooklyn College is a public college in Brooklyn, New York. It is part of the City University of New York system and enrolls about 15,000 undergraduate and 2,800 graduate students on a 35-acre campus.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

29,464

Acceptance

50%

Graduation Rate

54%

Median SAT Score

1130

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,930

Fees (in-state)

$510

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,800

Employed

86%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

15K

Under-Grads

13K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn NY 11210

What is Brooklyn College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#46 World Rank
Psychology
#132 World Rank
Literature
#155 World Rank
Philosophy
#193 World Rank
Mathematics
#176 World Rank
Business
#162 World Rank
Education
#117 World Rank
History
#140 World Rank
Political Science
#175 World Rank
Computer Science
#326 World Rank
Biology
#140 World Rank
Economics
#324 World Rank
Medical
#156 World Rank
Communications
#301 World Rank
Physics
#84 World Rank
Anthropology
#96 World Rank
Sociology
#504 World Rank
Chemistry
#482 World Rank
Religious Studies
#92 World Rank
Social Work
#384 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#121 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#150 World Rank
Law
#347 World Rank
Nursing
#468 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Brooklyn College's Most influential alumni?

Brooklyn College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Ira Rennert

Ira Rennert

American businessman

James Franco

James Franco

American actor

Dele Giwa

Nigerian journalist

Daniel Glass

American music executive

Irving Harper

Industrial designer

Nancy McWilliams

American psychologist

Burton Raffel

American English professor, literary scholar and translator

Milton Abramowitz

American mathematician

Felice Frankel

American photographer and science writer

Lawrence Landweber

Lawrence Landweber

American writer and academic

Sandra Feldman

American activist

Allan Sloan

American journalist