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Medgar Evers College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Medgar Evers College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 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.

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

College Factual ranked Medgar as #1,555 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 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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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 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at 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 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

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Medgar is 7%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  7 out of 100

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Medgar Evers College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,798 undergraduates at Medgar with 4,118 being full-time and 1,680 being part-time.

Medgar Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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 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. 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.


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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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Location of Medgar Evers College

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 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 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 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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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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