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Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York

Brooklyn, NY 4-Year Public

MEC Admissions

If you want to apply to MEC, the fee for the application costs $65.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

MEC Admissions Stats at a Glance

MEC 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.7
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 90%

Applying Early to MEC?

Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is MEC Hard To Get Into?

Getting into MEC is not competitive. MEC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, MEC **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like MEC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What Does MEC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at MEC

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

MEC 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to MEC must submit the following items. Double check with MEC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into MEC?

Students admitted to MEC have an average unweighted GPA of 2.7.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 0.1%
3.50 and 3.74 0.29%
3.25 and 3.49 0.78%
3.00 and 3.24 3.45%
2.50 and 2.9 25.03%
2.00 and 2.49 56.34%

MEC does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

MEC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 90% of MEC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application.

What's a Good SAT Score for MEC?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of MEC students scored 420 or higher and 75% of students scored 370 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of MEC students scored 480 or higher, and 75% scored a 370 or higher.

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Transferring to Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to MEC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in MEC during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

MEC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to MEC?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to MEC.

Do I have to submit test scores to MEC?

MEC is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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MEC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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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

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MEC SAT Scores


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Math SAT Range

349 - 420


Reading SAT Range

370 - 480

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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At MEC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.7. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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