MEC is on a 8-acre campus in an urban setting in Brooklyn, New York, not far from New York City. MEC has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
MEC does not have fraternities or sororities.
MEC has a thriving American Marketing Association. In fact, more students participate in American Marketing Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at MEC include Drama Students Association, Rising Stars, Medgar Evers College Society of Public Administrators and National Society of Black Accountants.
The MEC community comes together each year for Presidential Lecture Series, Black Solidarity Day and Club Fair.
MEC does not offer housing.
All MEC students live off campus.
At MEC there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at MEC:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit MEC, take I-278 to Brooklyn, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to John F. Kennedy International airport.
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