Plaza College

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Plaza College
MottoKnowledge and Competence
TypePrivate for-profit college
PresidentCharles E. Callahan III
Location, ,
United States

Plaza College is a private for-profit college in Forest Hills, New York.[1][2] It was founded in 1916 and originally located in Long Island City, Queens, before moving to Jackson Heights in 1970,[3] and its current location in 2014.[4] The Jackson Heights facility burned to the ground on April 21, 2014.[5]

The college offers Associate's and Bachelor's degrees as well as certificate programs in 13 fields including accounting , medical billing, and nursing.[4][6] It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.[7]

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  1. ^ "Plaza College - The College Board". College Board. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Plaza College". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ "". Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  4. ^ a b "Plaza College moves to Forest Hills". NY Daily News. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  5. ^ Shilling, Andrew. "Plaza College opens new campus in Forest Hills". Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  6. ^ "BigFuture College Search". College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Retrieved 6 February 2023.
  7. ^ "Plaza College - Statement of Accreditation Status". Middle States Commission On Higher Education. Retrieved 5 February 2023.

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