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Want the scoop on CUNY Medgar Evers College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Medgar offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is CUNY Medgar Evers College Ranked?

2021 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.

CUNY Medgar Evers College was awarded 19 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is biological and biomedical sciences.

Overall Quality

Medgar is ranked #1,555 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Medgar also holds the #127 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Medgar?

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CUNY Medgar Evers College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At CUNY Medgar Evers College, the student to faculty ratio is 20 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

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 CUNY Medgar Evers College is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at CUNY Medgar Evers 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 CUNY Medgar Evers College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 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 7% for first-time, full-time students at Medgar, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  7 out of 100

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CUNY Medgar Evers College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,652 undergraduates at Medgar with 4,806 being full-time and 1,846 being part-time.

Medgar Diversity Score

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

With an overall score of 16.31 out of 100, Medgar is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  16.31 out of 100
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How Much Does CUNY Medgar Evers College Cost?

The overall average net price of Medgar is $6,294. 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 +
$5,209 $6,774 $10,543 $13,655 $15,017

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

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 Medgar, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $3,314 a year. That adds up to $13,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Medgar is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Medgar Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Medgar with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $35,900 in their early years. 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 CUNY Medgar Evers College

CUNY Medgar Evers College is a public institution located in Brooklyn, New York. The location of Medgar is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of CUNY Medgar Evers College

Contact details for Medgar are given below.

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

CUNY Medgar Evers College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Biology 152 $31,700
General Psychology 141 $26,900
General Business/Commerce 83 $31,600
Social Work 63 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 31 NA
Accounting 30 $45,600
Nursing 25 $89,900
Special Education 21 NA
Public Administration 20 NA
Information Science 14 NA

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

Online Learning at Medgar

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 2017-2018, 789 students took at least one online class at CUNY Medgar Evers College. This is an increase from the 655 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 789 60
2016-2017 655 58
2015-2016 693 20
2014-2015 447 16
2013-2014 1,081 267

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