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Campus & Student Life at Borough of Manhattan Community College

Home to about 22,496 undergraduates in 2020, BMCC is a very large, public college located in New York, New York. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, BMCC offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by BMCC can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our BMCC Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

BMCC Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 5.0% of the student population at BMCC. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit BMCC Disability Services.

BMCC for the Military

While not a "service academy", BMCC does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit BMCC Veteran Services . For more information, check out our BMCC for Veterans Guide.

BMCC offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, BMCC does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC does not offer on-campus housing.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Borough of Manhattan Community College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 22,496 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 15,469 (68.8%). Part-time attendance was 7,027 (31.2%).


Borough of Manhattan Community College is Ranked #1,613 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, BMCC is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank BMCC #1613 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Borough of Manhattan Community College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at BMCC by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the BMCC Diversity Guide.

Borough of Manhattan Community College Competes in the NJCAA

BMCC has a total of 107 student athletes, 62 men and 45 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$493,640
Total Expenses (all teams)$439,492

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Borough of Manhattan Community College Athletics

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