Queens College has moved up to fourth in the annual social mobility index.
Issued by CollegeNET, which provides web-based services to higher education and nonprofit institutions, the index measures the extent to which a college or university educates more economically disadvantaged students at lower tuition and graduates them into good-paying jobs.
QC was ranked 11th in the index last year.
According to the index, Queens College has a tuition of $7,138, and 44.4% of Queens College students are considered low-income students.
Those students who graduate earn a median early career salary of $48,200 per year.