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How Well Is Medgar Evers College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Medgar Evers College was awarded 114 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

Medgar is ranked #2,007 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Medgar also holds the #143 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Medgar?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Medgar Evers College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 78%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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Medgar Evers College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Medgar Evers College, this rate is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Medgar Evers College is 35%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  35 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Medgar Evers College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 49% rate at Medgar Evers College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  49 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 1% for first-time, full-time students at Medgar, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  1 out of 100

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Medgar Evers College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,237 undergraduates at Medgar with 3,856 being full-time and 1,381 being part-time.

How Much Does Medgar Evers College Cost?

The overall average net price of Medgar is $5,507. 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 Medgar

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,316 $6,404 $9,868 $12,871 $13,864

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 Medgar, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Medgar, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $3,805 a year. That adds up to $15,220 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Medgar is 12.2%. 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 Medgar Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Medgar make around $35,900 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 10% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Medgar Evers College make the most money.

Location of Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College is a public institution situated in Brooklyn, New York. The city atmosphere of Brooklyn makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Medgar are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone: 718-270-4900

Medgar Evers College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Biology 203 $29,685
General Psychology 127 $25,709
General Business/Commerce 79 $35,060
Social Work 72 $32,569
Special Education 37 $35,600
Public Administration 32 $33,993
Liberal Arts General Studies 32 $35,416
Accounting 30 $38,289
Information Science 20 $25,194
Business Administration & Management 18 $33,993

Learn more about the majors offered at Medgar Evers College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Medgar

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 5,236 students took at least one online class at Medgar Evers College. This is an increase from the 726 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,236 5,012
2018-2019 726 24
2017-2018 789 60
2016-2017 655 58
2015-2016 693 20

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Notes and References


*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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