Plaza Institute: Narrative Description

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7409 37th Ave.
Jackson Heights, NY 11372-6300
Tel: (718)779-1430
Fax: (718)779-1456
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Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1916. Setting: urban campus with easy access to New York City. 43% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, summer session for credit, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Recommended: SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 90 computers available on campus for general student use.