Prospective Students

Welcome to Brooklyn College

At Brooklyn College, you'll have access to a world-class education, award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art learning facilities — all at a very affordable tuition.

Brooklyn College Facts

Our campus is home to one hawk, one falcon, two colonies of Monk parakeets, 16 turtles and one massive school of goldfish.

  • For more than 40 years, our Institute of Studies in American Music has been an internationally recognized center for the study and presentation of American music.
  • Devery Freeman '35 helped establish the Writers Guild of America.
  • The bell of the USS Brooklyn, the light cruiser that served during World War II, can be found in our library.
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ryan Murelli received a $157,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health toward his work in treating tuberculosis.
  • Pianist Mike Garson '70 has worked with David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails and the Smashing Pumpkins.

Featured Department

Health and Nutrition Sciences

During their hands-on training in our Foods Lab, students learn everything about food from culinary techniques to a culture's influence on dietary choices.

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Featured Campus Facility

Veteran Affairs and Counseling Center

The center provides guidance and numerous support services to help veterans and military personnel in their transition to academic and civilian life.

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