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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 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

BMCC Academics

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. BMCC accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, BMCC has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

BMCC offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: BMCC may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At BMCC?

BMCC has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with BMCC directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at BMCC

When choosing a major, BMCC students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at BMCC.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

BMCC does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at BMCC

BMCC does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York

Does BMCC Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ BMCC offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does BMCC Offer Online Classes?

✅ BMCC has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does BMCC Offer AP Credit?

✅ BMCC offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does BMCC Have An Honors Program?

✅ BMCC offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at BMCC.

Does BMCC Require Internships?

❌ BMCC does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York

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

The main library on campus is the Philip Randolph Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at BMCC

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

BMCC does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does BMCC have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

BMCC does not have any ROTC programs.

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