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Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception

Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception is a former minor seminary high school and junior college located in Douglaston, Queens, New York.


It was established in 1914 in Brooklyn at 555 Washington Avenue as Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception, a six-year minor seminary, with a four-year high school track and a two-year college track. Upon completion of the six-year program, students still discerning a priestly vocation would be assigned to a major seminary. This six-year program was in place until 1967, when Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception was established as a four-year college seminary in Douglaston, New York.

Independent collegeEdit

Another Cathedral College merged with it in 1967.[1] The college continued as a four-year independent academic institution until 1988, when it changed to a college seminary residence and pre-theology program titled Cathedral Seminary Residence of the Immaculate Conception.[1] The prep school became Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary. At its peak the school had over 350 students and nearly a dozen majors.[2]

Notable alumniEdit


  • Walsh, Kevin (2006). Forgotten New York: views of a lost metropolis. HarperCollins. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-06-114502-5.