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Brooklyn College
of The City University of New York
East Quad at Brooklyn College (March 2009).jpg
Motto Latin: Nil sine magno labore
Motto in English
Nothing without great effort
Type Public
Established 1930
Academic affiliations
  • ACE
  • AAC&U
  • CUNY
Endowment $84.42 million
Budget $122,292,702 (2018)
President Michelle Anderson
Provost Roberta S. Matthews
Administrative staff
519 full-time,
444 part-time
Students 17,803 (2017)
Undergraduates 14,689 (2017)
Postgraduates 3,114 (2017)
Location , ,
United States

40°37′52″N 73°57′9″W / 40.63111°N 73.95250°W / 40.63111; -73.95250
Campus Urban, 35 acres (0.14 sq km2)
Colors Maroon, Gold, and Warm Grey
Nickname Bulldogs
Sports 14 varsity teams
Mascot Buster the Bulldog

Brooklyn College is a liberal arts college in Brooklyn, New York. It is part of the City University of New York's university system. It has around 16,822 students. It was built in 1930.

The college is known for its beautiful campus. It is often called "the poor man's Harvard" because of the low cost of going to the college and the high quality of its education.

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