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Welcome to Brooklyn College

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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.

  • View our profile on CollegePortraits.org.
  • There are more than 38,000 Brooklyn College alumni households in Brooklyn.
  • The movie Serpico is based on the biography of Frank Serpico '36, an NYPD officer who testified against police corruption in 1971.
  • In 2014, Brooklyn College faculty received more than $7 million in grants and awards to support their research.
  • Ron Schweiger '70 has been Brooklyn borough historian since 2002.

Featured Department

Philosophy

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

Television Center

Since 1958, television production classes have been held in our studios, providing students with hands-on experience with the latest equipment and the skills they need to succeed in this powerful medium.

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