Since its founding in 1930, the college has been proud to provide an exceptional academic experience.
We are an urban, public institution, proudly situated in one of the most dynamic and diverse communities in the country. We are committed to student success and to our historic mission to provide an affordable, high-quality education to students of all backgrounds. We seek to develop knowledgeable students who are engaged in the life of the college and our community, and are prepared to think critically, lead responsibly, act ethically, and contribute globally.
Research at Brooklyn College extends far beyond the laboratories and offices of our professors. It is an intrinsic part of the college's mission to involve you in assisting with the faculty's research and to start you on the path toward your own.
Our faculty research a vast array of topics, from the potential curative qualities of gold for leukemia patients to political satire in America. They invite postdoctoral, graduate, undergraduate and even motivated high school students from the neighborhood to work alongside them, regardless of their field, whether it's the natural or social sciences, the liberal or performing arts.
The Office of Student Life and Housing promotes campus life and Residence Life programming for Brooklyn College students who on or off campus. For students wanting to live near campus, the office offers referrals to the nearby Residence Hall as well as other housing sources in the Brooklyn area.
The office encourages students to build a community on campus and is focused on guiding students to campus resources that can assist with their matriculation at Brooklyn College.
The library's Woody Tanger Auditorium is a state-of-the-art facility capable of supporting video-conferencing and interactive meetings and workshops; a multimedia distribution system allows staff to broadcast high-quality streaming video throughout the building. The library also houses four computerized classrooms and a Faculty Training and Development Laboratory.
The Brooklyn College Health Clinic: Keeping students well so they can do well.
The Brooklyn College Health Clinic is a primary care facility where Brooklyn College students may receive evaluation and treatment for acute and chronic medical conditions as well as guidance on practices that promote good health and disease prevention.
Brooklyn College was always meant to be beautiful, right from its beginnings in the 1930s. The original design called for classical, Georgian-style buildings to be constructed on 26 acres, along with a lily pond, gardens, and grassy quadrangles planted with elm trees. The classrooms, lecture halls, art studios, and science laboratories were built to be the best in the country.
There are more than 100 academic, special interest and social clubs at Brooklyn College; three student newspapers; and a student-run radio station, BCR, located at 1090 AM. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and offers an exciting and energetic intramurals sports program.
Brooklyn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267.284.5000; firstname.lastname@example.org), the Council on Education for Public Health, the American Dietetic Association and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The master's program in school counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
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