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IPEDS ID: 190646
OPE ID: 01009700
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CUNY Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225
General information:  (718) 270-4900
Website:  www.mec.cuny.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  6,765 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  19 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty180293
Instructional179293
Research and public service10
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees
In-state$5,732$6,032$6,332$6,6805.5%
Out-of-state$11,942$12,542$13,142$13,7904.9%
Books and supplies$1,248$1,248$1,304$1,3644.6%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$11,902$13,554$13,554$13,6690.8%
Other$4,940$5,056$5,126$5,2622.7%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,871$3,944$3,966$4,0181.3%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
In-state
Off Campus$23,822$25,890$26,316$26,9752.5%
Off Campus with Family$10,851$11,224$11,602$12,0624.0%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$30,032$32,400$33,126$34,0852.9%
Off Campus with Family$17,061$17,734$18,412$19,1724.1%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid187890%————
Grant or scholarship aid86488%$6,319,840$7,315
Federal grants79681%$3,631,416$4,562
Pell grants79681%$3,609,704$4,535
Other federal grants586%$21,712$374
State/local government grant or scholarships77078%$2,688,424$3,491
Institutional grants or scholarships00%$0
Student loan aid889%$305,556$3,472
Federal student loans889%$305,556$3,472
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid14,41866%$27,115,664$6,138
Pell grants4,14862%$17,197,934$4,146
Federal student loans1,38221%$6,744,599$4,880
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$8,060$8,661$9,436
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$7,186$7,559$8,553
$30,001 – $48,000$8,907$9,201$9,813
$48,001 – $75,000$12,566$13,295$13,908
$75,001 – $110,000$14,609$15,777$16,452
$110,001 and more$15,240$16,113$16,969
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)6,765
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment522
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 67%
Part-time: 33%Student Gender:
Male: 28%
Female: 72%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 78%
Hispanic/Latino: 13%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 2%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 58%
25 and over: 42%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 99%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 6%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 93%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $65
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,7302,9104,820
Percent admitted99%99%99%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%13%15%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 63%
Part-time students: 50%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 49 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 11%
Transfer-out rate: 35%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 8%
Female: 12%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 15%
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
White: 0%
Non-resident alien: 20%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and seeking a bachelor's degree, who earn a bachelor’s degree within a specified amount of time. At this institution, 14 percent of the overall cohort were pursuing bachelor's degrees in 2009.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 5%
6-year: 15%
8-year: 19%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 7%
6-year: 19%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-84-
Category total-84-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting-37-
Business Administration and Management, General7952-
Business/Commerce, General-82-
Category total79171-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science16-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General2--
Information Science/Studies-8-
Category total314-
Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs-5-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs-6-
Elementary Education and Teaching-0-
Teacher Assistant/Aide38--
Category total3811-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-11-
Category total-11-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--25
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6547-
Category total654725
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies8428-
Category total8428-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-3-
Category total-3-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-3-
Category total-3-
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences113--
Category total113--
Psychology
Psychology, General-68-
Category total-68-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration1111-
Social Work-21-
Category total1132-
Grand total39347225
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 118
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $3,638
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 40%
Part-time students: 0%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (without football) MenWomen
All Track Combined3538
Basketball248
Soccer2216
Volleyball915
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1976 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program(!)4/1/1978 -  Accredited
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)2/1/1995 -  Accredited
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
RN Associate Degree Programs8/1/1991 -  Accredited
RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs8/1/1991 -  Accredited
Licensed Practical Nursing Programs(!)3/1/1994 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations111
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery100
Aggravated assault100
Burglary002
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate10.2%10.1%16.3%
Number in default645473
Number in repayment626531446
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)