Kings Point, NY Colleges

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Kings Point

Kings Point is a village and a part of Great Neck in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2010 Census, the village population was 5,005.

The Village of Kings Point is in the Town of North Hempstead. It is on the Great Neck Peninsula on the North Shore of Long Island and is often grouped together with the other hamlets and villages referred to collectively as "Great Neck". It is part of the Great Neck School District, with resident students attending Great Neck North High School.

Kings Point is the home of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and its maritime museum.

The founder of W. R. Grace and Company, and former New York City mayor, W.R. Grace, lived in Kings Point. It was during this time he accepted the Statue of Liberty from the people of France. A custom home built for Grace in 1880 features 11 fireplaces a five-car garage[clarification needed] on a nearly two acre property. It is located on Blue Sea Lane and known as "Grace Mansion".

The Great Neck North Middle School is located on the border of Great Neck Village and Kings Point, with all students north of the train station going to North Middle.

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Schools in and around Kings Point, NY

Name
United States Merchant Marine Academy
Four or more years; Public; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
SUNY Maritime College
Four or more years; Public; $14,320 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
CUNY Queensborough Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,760 average out-state tuition; $3,600 average in-state tuition
Lincoln Technical Institute-Whitestone
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
The College of New Rochelle
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $28,200 average out-state tuition; $28,200 average in-state tuition
St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $19,000 average out-state tuition; $19,000 average in-state tuition
New York Medical Career Training Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Kings Point, NY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017