CUNY--Medgar Evers College

2014 Quick Stats
1650 Bedford Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11225

Phone: (718) 270-4900
2012-2013 Tuition
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rolling admission

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U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Colleges (North)

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CUNY--Medgar Evers College is a public institution that was founded in 1969. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,540, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 7 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. CUNY--Medgar Evers College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,732 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,942 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Medgar Evers College, established in 1969 as part of the City University of New York, is an undergraduate commuter institution offering programs in business, education, natural sciences and mathematics, nursing and social sciences. Our college motto is: "Creating Success, One Student at a Time".

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1969
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to CUNY--Medgar Evers College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 2. The application fee at CUNY--Medgar Evers College is $65. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 100 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 100.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by September 2

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--Medgar Evers College is 18:1, and the school has 26.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at CUNY--Medgar Evers College include: Business/Commerce, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Psychology, General; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 42%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 11%
Psychology, General 11%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11%
Health Professions and Related Programs 7%

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Student Life

CUNY--Medgar Evers College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,540, with a gender distribution of 26.7 percent male students and 73.3 percent female students. CUNY--Medgar Evers College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 6,540
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

CUNY--Medgar Evers College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, and health service. CUNY--Medgar Evers College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at CUNY--Medgar Evers College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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In-state tuition and fees $5,732 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $11,942 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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