CUNY Medgar Evers College (MEC)

Brooklyn, NY

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CUNY Medgar Evers College

CUNY Medgar Evers College

CUNY Medgar Evers College Student Essentials

CUNY Medgar Evers College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cougars
Website: www.mec.cuny.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $5,732
Out-of-State Tuition: $11,942
Retention Rate: 66%
Enrollment: 9,092
Year Established: 1970

About MEC

Medgar Evers College is committed to educating and supporting students from all backgrounds, particularly those from disadvantaged populations. With the support of Medgar Evers, students become successful, award-winning scholars and professionals.

Medgar Evers is located in Brooklyn, New York, and is part of the CUNY, or City University of New York, system.

Medgar Evers offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees as well as non-degree adult education programs. Some of the departments in which students may earn a degree are:

  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Mass Communications
  • Nursing
  • Social and Behavioral Science

Medgar Evers students have received national honors, attended national research conventions and received national academic awards.

Medgar Evers also supports its students in various ways outside of class. The Center for Law and Social Justice, for example, offers free legal aid. Other centers and services include The Women’s Center and a center for disabled students.

Campus events include an annual film and culture festival.

Undergraduate applicants will need to submit an application with a fee. Other required admissions materials are high school transcripts or GED scores and proof of U.S. citizenship and New York State residency.

Medgar Evers offers financial aid through numerous sources. These include federal grants and loans, and both need-based and academic scholarships. For most types of aid, applicants must fill out a FAFSA.

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MEC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave CUNY Medgar Evers College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

great school, good professors who understand juggling school, and work with family responsibilities and are always willing to work with you so you don't give up. Great place to build an academic foundation.


MEC Map & Location

CUNY Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225


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Getting Around MEC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Brooklyn, NY

Winter
Dec
44
32
Jan
39
27
Feb
42
29
Spring
Mar
50
35
Apr
61
45
May
70
54
Summer
Jun
80
64
Jul
85
70
Aug
83
69
Fall
Sep
76
62
Oct
65
51
Nov
54
42

MEC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 9,092
Freshman Class 3,007
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 9,092

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 86%
  • Caucasian: 2%
  • Asian: 3%
Latino 8%
African American 86%
Caucasian 2%
Asian 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 37%
Part-Time 63%
Women 70%
Men 30%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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