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Borough of Manhattan Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Borough of Manhattan Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Borough of Manhattan Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Borough of Manhattan Community College was awarded 35 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

BMCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BMCC?

Acceptance Rate

Borough of Manhattan Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Borough of Manhattan Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Borough of Manhattan Community College is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Borough of Manhattan Community College is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Borough of Manhattan Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Borough of Manhattan Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at BMCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 25,500 undergraduates at BMCC with 17,772 being full-time and 7,728 being part-time.

BMCC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for BMCC is 73.90 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  73.90 out of 100
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How Much Does Borough of Manhattan Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of BMCC is $6,526. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for BMCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,835 $6,999 $10,165 $12,561 $13,337

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of BMCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At BMCC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,144 a year. That adds up to $16,576 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BMCC is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do BMCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BMCC make around $36,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 10% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Borough of Manhattan Community College

Borough of Manhattan Community College is a public institution situated in New York, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Borough of Manhattan Community College

Contact details for BMCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-220-8000
Website: www.bmcc.cuny.edu/

Borough of Manhattan Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Borough of Manhattan Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at BMCC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 3,353 students took at least one online class at Borough of Manhattan Community College. This is an increase from the 3,061 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,353 243
2016-2017 3,061 217
2015-2016 2,061 170
2014-2015 1,465 107
2013-2014 1,845 841

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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