Plaza College

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Plaza College
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Motto Knowledge and Competence
Type For-profit
Established 1916
President Charles E. Callahan III
Provost Charles E. Callahan IIll
Students 766
Location New York City (Forest Hills, Queens), New York, United States
Campus City

Plaza College is a for-profit[1][2][3] in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, primarily offering associate's degrees.[4] Founded in 1916, it is regionally[1] accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.[5] Plaza offers educational programs in business, information technology, liberal arts, and allied health. Plaza provides day, evening and weekend classes. Some resources include an expanded library, Internet Center, Assessment Center, Medical Simulation Lab and Campus Store.


In 1916, Plaza College was founded as an independent institution in Long Island City. It moved to a location in Jackson Heights, in 1970. In July 2014, Plaza College moved to a new campus on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills.

In 2016, Plaza College celebrated its 100-year anniversary.

In late November 2016, Charles Callahan Jr died. He served as President of Plaza College for 63 years. His son, Charles Callahan III, took over as President on the interim basis. In December 2016, Charles Callahan III was officially named new President of Plaza College.[citation needed]

Academic programs[edit]

Associate Degrees

Bachelor Degrees


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