Queens College Enrolls over 1,000 New and Returning Students in Post-Pandemic Resurgence

—Winter Session 2023 saw a 75% increase in enrollment—

Flushing, NY, January 26, 2023 — Queens College today announced that 1,022 new and returning students have enrolled in classes for the 2022-23 academic year—the most students of any City University of New York (CUNY) four-year school. This figure includes students who earned some college credit but left before earning a degree along with many students who graduated from high school but were unable to enroll in college due to personal circumstances stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.


About Queens CollegeQueens College enjoys a national reputation for its liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs. With its graduate and undergraduate degrees, honors programs, and research and internship opportunities, the college helps its students realize their potential in countless ways, assisted by an accessible, award-winning faculty. Located on a beautiful, 80-acre campus in Flushing, the college has been cited by Princeton Review as one of America’s Best Value Colleges for five consecutive years, as well as being ranked a U.S. News and World Report Best College and Forbes Magazine Best Value College thanks to its outstanding academics, generous financial aid packages, and relatively low costs. Visit our homepage to learn more​.

Maria Matteo

Media and College Relations