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Coordinates: 40°37′52″N 73°57′9″W / 40.63111°N 73.9525°W / 40.63111; -73.9525

Brooklyn College
Motto Nil sine magno labore ("Nothing without great effort")
Established 1930
Type Public
Endowment $60 million
President Karen L. Gould
Admin. staff 519 full-time,
444 part-time
Students 16,822 (2011)
Undergraduates 13,095 (2011)
Postgraduates 3,727 (2011)
Location Brooklyn, NY, USA
Campus Urban
Athletics 14 teams
Mascot Bulldogs

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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