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College Profile: Plaza College

 
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Plaza College is an accredited higher education institution located in Jackson Heights, Queens. It was founded in 1916 as an independent institution based in Long Island City, Queens. Plaza moved to its current location in 1970. From 1975 to present, the College has had three major facility enhancements making possible an expanded library, Internet Center, and Learning Resource Center. The College has continued to develop and build an outstanding learning environment for its students. Academic support, counseling, and placement services reach out to each student ensuring a successful educational experience. The development of computer facilities, course offerings, and other enhancements to the Plaza College community clearly reflect Plaza’s history of responding to dramatic changes in technology and the nature of business. From a historical perspective, notable events include: development of its two-year programs—1975; authorization by the Board of Regents of the State of New York to confer the degree of Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.)—1982; authorization to confer the degree of Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)—1988; authorization to confer the degree of Associate in Occupational Studies – Medical Assisting (A.O.S.) – 2004; authorization to confer the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)—2006. The College continues to closely monitor career opportunities in New York City, as evident by our first healthcare career program in medical assisting and the College’s advancement to the baccalaureate level, providing additional opportunities for both students and alumni. To meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, the College is committed to achieving strategic planning goals and building upon its strengths through the outcomes assessment process. Keeping the best part of tradition, Plaza’s student centered focus will remain vital to ensuring the success of each graduate.
 
118-33 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, NY
11375
718-779-1430 (general)
718-779-1439 (financial aid)
718-779-1430 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Plaza College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Neither required nor recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
1,257 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
1,131 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
423 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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