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Student Expenses

Studying in New York doesn’t need to be that expensive. Queens College is ranked as the “#9 Most Affordable Mid-Size to Large College and University in the U.S.” according to To help get an idea of estimated student expenses, we have included them below.

Possible Living Expenses

  • Transportation: $121 USD/month
  • Personal Expenses: $402 USD/month
  • Housing: $833-$1,347 USD/month
  • Meals (at home): $247 USD/month

*Please be advised, it is an estimate only and individual differences mean prices will vary. The above costs do not include: security deposit, textbooks, clothing and medical expenses.

*Housing prices vary depending on if you are living on-campus or off-campus.

When studying at Queens College, the main costs to consider are:

  • Tuition fees
  • Living expenses
  • Books and supplies
  • Communication (phone and internet plans)
  • Entertainment, social and leisure activities
  • Utility bills (if living off-campus)
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