Established in 1916, the Plaza College is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Plaza College is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Plaza College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation) and bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. Plaza College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Motto||Knowledge and Competence
|Address||118-33 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills
New York City
11375 New York
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+1 (718) 779 1430|
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The following Plaza College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Plaza College's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Plaza College's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Plaza College's acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.
Secondary school GPA is neither required nor recommended Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended Secondary school record is neither required nor recommended Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended Recommendations are neither required nor recommended Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended Admission test scores are neither required nor recommended TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is neither required nor recommended Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is required Source: IPDES
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Plaza College.
Plaza College has an enrollment range of 500-999 students making it a very small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).
Plaza College is a private higher education institution.
Plaza College is a for-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Plaza College does not have any religious affiliation.
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States... learn more
The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.
uniRank provides below the official Plaza College's Carnegie classification.
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)|
uniRank provides below an overview of Plaza College's main facilities:
This institution has a physical Library.Plaza College's library has 1 branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 3,263 physical volumes, 52 physical media and 75 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 4 full-time employees, including 1 librarians. Plaza College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.
uniRank provides below an overview of Plaza College's main services:
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level Source: IPDES.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.
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Plaza College is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Plaza College's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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