Long Island City, NY Colleges

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Long Island City (L.I.C.) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens. L.I.C. is notable for its rapid and ongoing gentrification, its waterfront parks, and its thriving arts community. L.I.C. has among the highest concentration of art galleries, art institutions, and studio space of any neighborhood in New York City. The neighborhood is bounded on the north by the Queens neighborhood of Astoria; on the west by the East River; on the east by Hazen Street, 31st Street, and New Calvary Cemetery; and on the south by Newtown Creek, which separates Queens from Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It originally was the seat of government of Newtown Township, and remains the largest neighborhood in Queens. The area is part of Queens Community Board 1 north of the Queensboro (59th Street) Bridge and Queens Community Board 2 south of the Bridge. In 2007, the neighborhood is home to 25,595 people. The racial makeup is 51.1% Hispanic, 21.3% Asian, 16.1% Black, and 11.2% white.

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Schools in and around Long Island City, NY

Name
CUNY LaGuardia Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,760 average out-state tuition; $3,600 average in-state tuition
New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Berk Trade and Business School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit
Rockefeller University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Weill Cornell Medical College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Memorial Hospital School of Radiation Therapy Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $4,000 average out-state tuition; $4,000 average in-state tuition

Long Island City, 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