MEC Description

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.

Quick Facts about CUNY Medgar Evers College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Cougars

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$5,130

Out-of-State Tuition

$13,800

Retention Rate

53%

Enrollment

6,036

Year Established

1970

MEC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

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.

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MEC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
6,036
Freshman Class
3,007
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
6,036

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
37%
Part-Time
63%

Gender of Students

Women
70%
Men
30%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
5%
African American
92%
Caucasian
1%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
1%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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