With some 57,000 students in eight colleges and universities, the greater Downtown Brooklyn area is a center for innovative academic programming and cutting edge research. Below is a quick snapshot of the unique schools that are located in the heart of Downtown.

Berkeley College
Founded in 1931, Berkeley is a coeducational college specializing in business. With eight locations inNew York and New Jersey, an online campus, and an enrollment of over 8,000 students–Berkeley is becoming the college of choice. The college opened its newest location at 255 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Law School 
The school’s location in the heart of one of the busiest legal districts in the nation, its top-notch faculty and diverse student body make Brooklyn Law School a great place to learn and experience the law.

Empire State College
Founded in 1971, Empire State College, State University of New York, is one of the university’s 13 colleges of arts and sciences and is uniquely designed to serve adults pursuing associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The college opened a new location in Brooklyn at 177 Livingston Street.

Long Island University 
Over 13,000 students from all over the City and the nation come to LIU to receive personal attention from a world-class faculty ready and willing to share their expertise in hundreds of different fields.

NYC College of Technology 
As the largest public technology college in New York State, City Tech offers a rare blend of specialized technological instruction and a broad education in the liberal arts and sciences.

Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly)
State-of-the-art facilities make NYU-Poly a great choice for students passionate about science and technology, whether they choose to pursue a future in computer engineering or nanotechnology.

Pratt Institute 
As an institution dedicated to educating artists and creative professionals, Pratt Institute has emerged as an incubator for design and the creative industries.

St. Francis College 
Recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best comprehensive colleges in the North, St.Francis College prepares its student body of 2,100 for competition in today’s global economy.

St. Joseph’s College 
For over nine decades St. Joseph’s College has offered an affordable liberal arts education to a diverse group of New Yorkers.

ASA Institute
The mission of ASA Institute is to educate a diverse and qualified student population to become responsible professionals committed to lifelong learning by equipping them with a firm academic foundation and career-specific competencies