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 Quick Facts

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

  • One of every 20 Brooklyn residents with a college degree graduated from Brooklyn College.
  • Brooklyn College is one of only 33 U.S. colleges and universities that receive support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship.
  • The cholesterol-fighting drug simvastatin was discovered by Alfred Alberts '53.
  • During the fall / winter athletic season, 29 Brooklyn College athletes were named CUNYAC All-Stars.
  • Pianist and pops conductor Peter Nero '56 has won two Grammy Awards out of a dozen nominations.

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


Under the tutelage of working professionals, students can host their own radio programs on our campus radio station.

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