Brooklyn School ranked “Lowest” within the nation

Brooklyn College is the cheapest college in the country, according to Intelligent.com, including one of CUNY’s leading senior colleges in top rankings for eight degrees.

This latest affordability ranking is backed up by another recent Forbes survey that named Brooklyn College one of the “best value for money” colleges in the country.

Intelligent.com, which provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about college programs, researched what institutions charge for tuition, fees, and room and board at both undergraduate and graduate levels. For public universities, state and extra-state programs were also considered to find the institutions that would offer students the best overall value.

To ensure that the rankings include colleges and universities that are not only affordable but also offer high quality education, Intelligent.com has only included regionally accredited institutions. This type of accreditation confirms that schools meet certain quality standards. It also means that students will receive more financial support and will be able to transfer credits more easily.

The full 2021 rankings were calculated using a unique scoring system that includes student engagement, potential ROI and leading third party ratings. Intelligent.com analyzed thousands of schools with similar programs on a scale from 0 to 100. The methodology uses an algorithm that collects and analyzes multiple rankings into one score to make it easier to compare the degree programs of each university.

The comprehensive research guide is based on an evaluation of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities in the United States. Each program is rated based on the quality of the curriculum, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

More Brooklyn College rankings from Intelligent.com

Masters in Film Studies (No. 23)—In the ultra-modern premises of the Steiner Studios, students are trained in the next generation of diverse storytellers, which makes the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema the only film program that works on a working lot. The program’s cost is also lower than its competitors in the New York area and offers students the opportunity to work with accomplished film industry executives, including Executive Director Richard Gladstein. A two-time Oscar-nominated film producer, Gladstein regularly brings Hollywood to Brooklyn through events and lectures. The school has also been rated as the “Best Specialized Options”. This is reflected in Feirstein’s diverse MFA program in Cinema Arts, which includes eight majors including cinematography, digital animation and visual effects, directing, post-production, production, screenwriting, and specialized options for students interested in sound and music composition Media Scoring and Sonic Arts. Feirstein offers an MA in Screen Studies, which provides comprehensive training in film history, theory, criticism and aesthetics; and promotes scientific research into cinema as an art form and social communication.

Bachelor’s degree in film (No. 30)—Students can choose from several courses of study – film studies, film production, screenwriting, documentary film production, and industrial studies. The faculty – working directors, screenwriters, producers, editors, cameramen and scientists – offers both a humanities basis in the history, theory and practice of filmmaking as well as invaluable insights into the daily practice of work in the industry. The strong demand for reality shows, US-based shows for overseas audiences, and video content for streaming platforms is contributing to much faster growth in film jobs, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The film course was also named “Most Affordable”.

Degree courses in sports medicine (No. 32)—The career prospects for exercise physiologists are above the national average. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for exercise physiologists is expected to increase 11 percent as health professionals increasingly emphasize exercise and patient care. The program was also named “Best Fitness Professional Track”.

New York Colleges (No. 36)—The college was rated along with 201 colleges and universities and 214 programs. Located on one of the most beautiful campuses in New York City, students study in one of the most exciting districts. Brooklyn College was also rated Best Faculty.

Masters in Courses K-12 (No. 36)—The Brooklyn College School of Education sheds light on all of the finely nuanced principles and underlying practices that are so necessary to success in education. The college was also named “Best Focus on Science Education”. The Adolescent Science Education Masters is unique in its underlying philosophy that teachers need emotional awareness and support in order to function optimally in school. The focus of the program is on tools that help teacher candidates communicate effectively with students and create a supportive classroom environment.

Master’s Degree Programs in Sport Management (No. 43)– Graduates learn skills and knowledge from industry leaders for professional careers in the multi-billion dollar sports business. The flexible curriculum allows students to pursue different areas including management, marketing, finance, media, advertising, public relations, communications, sports information, retail and manufacturing, coaching, school / university programs, and legal / risk management. The program was also rated “Best for Transfer Students”.

Masters in Music Studies (No. 47)—The program offers a wide variety of lessons, disciplines, and resources that provide music students with an experience like few others. The Conservatory of Music offers one of the most powerful training courses in the country with outstanding orchestral, ensemble and vocal programs. Students have access to a state-of-the-art performance space in the Leonard & Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts. Additionally, PhD students in Sonic Arts and Media Scoring at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema work with some of the best composers and filmmakers in the country.

Colleges and Universities (No. 86)—Brooklyn College was rated along with thousands of other colleges and universities across the country. With more than 17,000 students enrolled in 175 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the humanities, behavioral and natural sciences, education, business, and arts, the college is more affordable for its rigorous academics, diverse student body, award-winning faculty, and high profile Classes. Brooklyn College was also named “Best Urban Campus”.

This press release was produced by the City University of New York: Brooklyn College. The views expressed are one’s own.

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