CUNY Medgar Evers College

Tel: (718)270-4900
6,701 students
Public institution
Medgar Evers College was founded as a result of collaborative efforts by community leaders, elected officials, the Chancellor, and the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York. The College, named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), was established in 1969 and named in 1970, with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community. The College is committed to the fulfillment of this mandate. In keeping with the philosophy of The City University and Medgar Evers College, we believe that education has the power to positively transform the lives of individuals and is the right of all individuals in the pursuit of self-actualization. Consequently, the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education. The College offers programs both at the baccalaureate and at the associate degree levels, giving close attention to the articulation between the two-year and the four-year programs. The College has a commitment to students who desire self-improvement, a sound education, an opportunity to develop a personal value system, and an opportunity to gain maximum benefits from life experience and from their environment.
School Highlights
CUNY Medgar Evers College serves 6,701 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
CUNY Medgar Evers College is one of 6 community colleges within Kings County, NY.
The nearest community college is Institute of Design and Construction (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 282 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
College CUNY Medgar Evers College (NY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 282 staff
73 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,701 has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,701 students 1,467 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
27:1
# Full-Time Students 4,324 students
957 students
# Part-Time Students 2,377 students
378 students
% Asian
1%
6%
% Hispanic
8%
19%
% Black
83%
17%
% White
2%
48%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Non Resident races
4%
-
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.30 0.70

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,732 is more than the state average of $4,444. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,942 is more than the state average of $8,510. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,732 $4,444
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,942 $8,510
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
93%
Percent Admitted 92%
75%
SAT Total Avg. 837
981
SAT Reading 406
476
SAT Math 431
505
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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