At a Glance

General Information

Plaza College
118-33 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, New York 11375

Phone: (718) 779-1430
Fax: (718) 779-7423


Plaza College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The associate’s degree Health Information Technology (HIT) is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The five-year graduation cohort rate is 70 percent.

Plaza College’s Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Student Population

Population (2013-2014)726
Student to Faculty Ratio28:1
% Male/Female Students20/80%
% Student Ethnicity33% African American
12% Asian
31% Hispanic
15% White
9% Two or More Races

Financial Aid

2014-2015 Estimated Tuition (Per-Semester)$4,950 plus applicable fees and books
% Students Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%
% Students Receiving Federal Student Loans80%

Admissions & Graduation

% of Applicants Admitted (2012)30%
% of Admitted Enrolled (2012)55%
% of Students Graduated “On-Time”71%

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