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Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York

Brooklyn, NY 4-Year Public

About MEC

Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Brooklyn, NY, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1969, MEC currently enrolls around 5,237 students a year, including 5,237 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

MEC's endowment was valued at $515,142 in 2021. For each full-time student, MEC spends about $14,605.

Admissions Facts About MEC

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 2.7

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in 2021?

It is noncompetitive to get into Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. Around 0 percent of all applicants are admitted to MEC each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at MEC is 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is MEC a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 116 students who started at MEC as first-time freshman, 3 graduate within four years.

Around 20 percent of students who started at MEC earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does MEC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is MEC a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1650 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225-2298

Campus Setting: Urban

MEC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

MEC ACT Scores


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MEC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

350 - 430


Reading SAT Range

380 - 480

MEC Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at MEC is like? There are approximately 6,652 students enrolled at MEC. 72% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NY and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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