Borough of Manhattan Community College

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. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Borough of Manhattan Community College Ranked?

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2022 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 1,095 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general public health.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked BMCC as #290 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

BMCC also holds the #36 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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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

At Borough of Manhattan Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Borough of Manhattan Community College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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Borough of Manhattan Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 22,496 undergraduates at BMCC with 15,469 being full-time and 7,027 being part-time.

How Much Does Borough of Manhattan Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of BMCC is $5,158. 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 +
$4,405 $5,871 $8,582 $10,795 $12,068

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At BMCC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,929 a year. That adds up to $19,716 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BMCC is 15.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do BMCC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from BMCC make about $36,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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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See which majors at Borough of Manhattan Community College make the most money.

Location of Borough of Manhattan Community College

Borough of Manhattan Community College is a public institution located 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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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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 22,180 students took at least one online class at Borough of Manhattan Community College. This is an increase from the 3,867 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 22,180 21,925
2018-2019 3,867 298
2017-2018 3,353 243
2016-2017 3,061 217
2015-2016 2,061 170

Learn more about online learning at Borough of Manhattan Community College.

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.

References

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