CUNY Medgar Evers College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2022 Average Net Price
$8,250
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.39%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
87.6%
11,553 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,640
67.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21.9%
23 Graduates

About

CUNY Medgar Evers College is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at CUNY Medgar Evers College were Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (100 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees).

In 2022, 1,077 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Medgar Evers College. 79.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (874 degrees), 7.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (110 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Medgar Evers College is $6,930, which is $−21,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Medgar Evers College is $6,930, which is $−21,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,250.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending CUNY Medgar Evers College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY Medgar Evers College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY Medgar Evers College is $−21,400 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$8,250
2022 Value
20.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CUNY Medgar Evers College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,250. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CUNY Medgar Evers College grew by 20.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,188
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Medgar Evers College was of $17,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.37% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at CUNY Medgar Evers College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 40% with respect to 2021, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.39%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Medgar Evers College was 3.39%, which represents 27 out of the 796 total borrowers.

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Admissions

CUNY Medgar Evers College received 11,553 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 9.68% annual growth. Out of those 11,553 applicants, 10,126 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,640 students enrolled at CUNY Medgar Evers College in 2022.

CUNY Medgar Evers College has an overall enrollment yield of 5.94%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
10,126
Accepted Out of 11,553

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Medgar Evers College was 87.6% (10,126 admissions from 11,553 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 85.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 9.68%, while admissions grew by 12%..

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Enrollment

CUNY Medgar Evers College had a total enrollment of 3,640 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Medgar Evers College is 2,467 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,173. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at CUNY Medgar Evers College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Medgar Evers College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.8% Black or African American, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Asian, 2.39% Two or More Races, 1.92% White, 0.357% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0549% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Medgar Evers College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (52.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Medgar Evers College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,640 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Medgar Evers College is 2,467 and the part-time enrollment is 1,173. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at CUNY Medgar Evers College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

40%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY Medgar Evers College was 40%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), CUNY Medgar Evers College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,651 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    599 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    133 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY Medgar Evers College is 72.8% Black or African American, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Asian, 2.39% Two or More Races, 1.92% White, 0.357% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0549% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 645 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Medgar Evers College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY Medgar Evers College is black or african american (874 degrees awarded). There were 7.95 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (110 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at CUNY Medgar Evers College is Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (100 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Medgar Evers College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), and Biology (172 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Medgar Evers College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,697,366 people), Secondary school teachers (522,275 people), Physicians (498,153 people), Other managers (329,015 people), and Education administrators (324,704 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Medgar Evers College in 2022 are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), Biology (172 degrees), Psychology (150 degrees), and Education (71 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Medgar Evers College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at CUNY Medgar Evers College are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), Biology (172 degrees), Psychology (150 degrees), and Education (71 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Medgar Evers College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,172,089 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (792,253 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (735,297 people), Outpatient care centers (322,236 people), and Offices of physicians (282,353 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Medgar Evers College are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), Biology (172 degrees), Psychology (150 degrees), and Education (71 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY Medgar Evers College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 172 degrees awarded
  2. 150 degrees awarded
  3. 71 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Medgar Evers College was General Biological Sciences with 172 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

216
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
861
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 216 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Medgar Evers College, which is 0.251 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (861).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Medgar Evers College in General Business, which is 0.651 times less than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 167 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Medgar Evers College in Physical Sciences, which is 6.19 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 3% of students graduating from CUNY Medgar Evers College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at CUNY Medgar Evers College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    874 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    110 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Medgar Evers College is black or african american (874 degrees awarded). There were 7.95 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (110 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    702 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    172 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY Medgar Evers College is black or african american female (702 degrees awarded). There were 4.08 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (172 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Medgar Evers College has an endowment valued at nearly $613k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 3.32k (0.542%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, CUNY Medgar Evers College had a total salary expenditure of 202M. CUNY Medgar Evers College employs 43 Professors, 42 Assistant professors and 30 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY Medgar Evers College are Male Professor (25), Female Assistant professor (24), and Female Professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Medgar Evers College are: Management, with 71 employees, Service, with 58 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

Endowment

$613k
2022 Endowment
5.26%
decline from 2021

CUNY Medgar Evers College has an endowment valued at about $613k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Medgar Evers College declined 5.26% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $48.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.44M - Federal
  2. $1.55M - State
  3. $6.28M - Local

As of 2022, CUNY Medgar Evers College received $1.44M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.55M from state grants and contracts, and $6.28M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$62.4M
2022 Salaries
4.59%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY Medgar Evers College paid a median of $62.4M in salaries, which represents 30.9% of their overall expenditure ($202M) and a 4.59% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.4M
Instructional Salaries
144
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY Medgar Evers College paid a total of $15.4M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
43 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Medgar Evers College were Professor with 43 employees, Assistant professor with 42 employees, and Lecturer with 30 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Medgar Evers College were Management with 71 employees, Service with 58 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Medgar Evers College was Male Professor with 25 employees, Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, and Female Professor with 18 employees.

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