Brooklyn College is a senior college of the City University of New York system, located in Brooklyn, New York. It was founded in 1930, and enrolls over 13,000 undergraduates. It has a challenging academic curriculum, including specialized honors programs. Its campus is ranked among the most beautiful in the country, known for the wealth of its resources coupled with affordability of tuition. Students may join any of 100 clubs & organizations, special interest groups and its strong Greek scene. They learn from nationally renowned faculty, and can cheer on its award-winning sports teams competing in Division III sports. The college also has a new center for the performing arts, hosting several top-notch performances. Notable Brooklyn College alumni include American politician & presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and actor James Franco. The college, known as “the poor man’s Harvard”, is well known for its academic rigor at a reasonable price.