Founded in 1930, Brooklyn College is located in the Brooklyn borough of New York and sits on 26 beautiful, tree-lined acres. The college has recently undergone much renovation and has added new, state-of-the-art facilities. Students may choose from over 70 undergraduate programs and more than 100 master’s degrees and advanced certificate programs throughout the areas of business, education, arts and humanities and natural and social sciences. There are three academic divisions within the college including the School of General Studies, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Division of Graduate Studies.
Student life on campus is active and varied due in part to the rich and diverse cultural background of the surrounding area . There are more than 100 student clubs and organizations that present the opportunity for participation in a multitude of cultural, religious, social and community activities. There is an active Greek life on campus as well as an athletics and recreation club that allows students to participate in sports at a number of competitive levels. Students frequently hang out in the library and the 24-hour library cafe.