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Colleges / Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York

Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York

New York, NY 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About BMCC

Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York Overview

Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York is a public, state school in the urban setting of New York, New York. BMCC was founded in 1963 and enrolls 18,637 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Involvement at BMCC

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of BMCC's theater groups.

BMCC does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? BMCC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at BMCC on the Student Life page.

2022 BMCC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,800
Out-of-State $7,680

Is BMCC a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what BMCC offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

BMCC Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into BMCC. BMCC admitted 89% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 27,993 applications received in 2022, 24,779 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at BMCC

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for BMCC Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from BMCC by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with BMCC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at BMCC

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on BMCC's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at BMCC.

Based on this information, does BMCC seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is BMCC a good school for you?

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Where is BMCC?

BMCC is located in the city of New York, New York.

If you are interested in seeing BMCC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take West Side Highway to New York, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what BMCC and New York are like without leaving home.

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College Info

199 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007-1097

Campus Setting: Urban

BMCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to BMCC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to BMCC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



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Student Life

Wondering what life at BMCC is like? There are approximately 18,637 students enrolled at BMCC. 66% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from NY and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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