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Last seen on: NY Times Crossword 14 Nov 20, Saturday
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Brooklyn College is a public college in Brooklyn, New York. It is part of the City University of New York and enrolls about 15,000 undergraduate and 2,800 graduate students on a 35-acre campus.
New York City’s first public coeducational liberal arts college, it was formed in 1930 by the merger of the Brooklyn branches of Hunter College, then a women’s college, and of the City College of New York, then a men’s college, both established in 1926. Initially tuition-free, Brooklyn College suffered in New York City government’s near bankruptcy in 1975, when the college closed its campus in downtown Brooklyn. During 1976, with its Midwood campus intact and newly its only campus, Brooklyn College charged tuition for the first time.
The college has been nicknamed “the poor man’s Harvard.” Prominent alumni include US Senators, federal judges, US financial chairpersons, Olympians, CEOs, and recipients of Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, and Pulitzer Prizes.
Brooklyn College was founded in 1930. That year, as directed by the New York City Board of Higher Education on April 22, the college authorized the combination of the Downtown Brooklyn branches of Hunter College, at that time a women’s college, and the City College of New York, then a men’s college, both established in 1926. Meanwhile, Brooklyn College became the first public coeducational liberal arts college in New York City. The school opened in September 1930, holding separate classes for men and women until their junior years. Admission would require passing a stringent entrance exam.