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Welcome to Brooklyn College


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.

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  • The Art Department's certificate program in museum education is one of only seven worldwide that offers such a program, and the only one that combines it with art history.
  • Edith Kaplan '49 was a co-founder of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology.
  • The Brooklyn College cheerleaders won their third consecutive — and ninth overall — CUNYAC Championship in 2015.
  • Daniel Keyes '50 won the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for his novel Flowers for Algernon.

Featured Department


Ponder life's greatest issues and questions. Then take what you learn in our philosophy courses and apply those lessons to any field or career you can think of.

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Featured Campus Facility

H. Wiley Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music

Students can use the institute's resources to research the accomplishments of such jazz legends as Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.

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