Popular courses at Queens College include chemistry, computer science, music, physics and philosophy. Queens College offers nearly 70 majors in the arts and humanities, mathematics and the natural sciences, the social sciences and education.
Popular courses for graduate students at Queens College include the library and information studies program and speech-language pathology. As of 2015, Queens College also offers diploma courses in creative writing and translation, risk management and Chinese. Gifted students at Queens College can participate in an honors program through the City University of New York.
Queens College was founded in 1937 and is one of the most affordable public colleges in the United States, according to the school website. The quality of its academic programs is consistently ranked among the top in the nation. Queens College, which is part of the City University of New York, offers day and evening courses and also has a Weekend College where students can earn an undergraduate degree in four years by taking classes on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Queens College is located in the New York City borough of Queens and has a diverse student body, representing 150 countries. Students at Queens College participate in more than 100 clubs and 19 varsity athletic teams. The school mascot is an armored knight called “Sir Winsalot.”