CUNY Medgar Evers College

Tel: (718)270-4900
6,730 students
Public institution

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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 6,730 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
CUNY Medgar Evers College is one of 6 community colleges within Kings County, NY.
The nearest community college is Institute of Design and Construction (2.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
CUNY Medgar Evers College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,730 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,730 students
1,287 students
CUNY Medgar Evers College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,143 students
832 students
CUNY Medgar Evers College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,587 students
1,021 students
CUNY Medgar Evers College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
CUNY Medgar Evers College sch enrollment CUNY Medgar Evers College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
CUNY Medgar Evers College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
CUNY Medgar Evers College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
94%
12%
CUNY Medgar Evers College Black (2006-2012)
% White
1%
66%
CUNY Medgar Evers College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
CUNY Medgar Evers College More (2011-2012)
CUNY Medgar Evers College sch ethnicity CUNY Medgar Evers College sta ethnicity
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. 0.12 0.45
CUNY Medgar Evers College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,732 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,942 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,732 $5,845
CUNY Medgar Evers College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,942 $10,047
CUNY Medgar Evers College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 93%
78%
CUNY Medgar Evers College Percent Admitted (2008-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 837 940
SAT Reading 406 465
SAT Math 431 475
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Brooklyn public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,250 per year for in-state students and $10,170 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,017 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Brooklyn is 90%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Brooklyn community colleges have a 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. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Brooklyn is Gamla college. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.