Prospective Students

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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  • Students and faculty have access to 110 "smart" classrooms on campus.
  • Jack Adler '42 was an award-winning cover artist for DC Comics.
  • The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs included Brooklyn College on its list of colleges and universities producing the most Fulbright Scholars in 2014–15.
  • Marcia Brener Sorkin '36 was the first female standards engineer in the United States.

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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