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CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Overview

Located in New York, New York, CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College is a public institution. The location of BMCC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Known For?

18,479 Full-Time Undergraduates
$6,526 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at BMCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 37% of the faculty were full-time.

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Rankings

BMCC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that BMCC has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for BMCC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 918
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,871

Where Is CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College?

Location of CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

Contact details for BMCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-220-8000
Website: www.bmcc.cuny.edu/

How Do I Get Into BMCC?

You can apply to BMCC online at: https://portal.cuny.edu/cms/id/cuny/documents/informationpage/006373.htm

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College?

4% Take Out Loans
14.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of BMCC is $6,526. 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 BMCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,835 $6,999 $10,165 $12,561 $13,337

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 BMCC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,144 a year. That adds up to $16,576 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BMCC is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

18,479 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26,932 undergraduate students at BMCC, with 18,479 being full-time and 8,453 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BMCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 18,479 full-time undergraduates at BMCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BMCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BMCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,082
Black or African American 4,946
Hispanic or Latino 8,462
White 1,437
International Students 1,207
Other Races/Ethnicities 345

Online Learning at CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

243 Took All Classes Online
3,353 Took At Least One Class Online
2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,353 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BMCC has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of BMCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College was 2.8%. This is the #1,829 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BMCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 181 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 34 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 4 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 56 0 0 0
Biotechnology 9 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 565 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 112 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 156 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 136 0 0 0
Computer Science 96 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 63 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 577 0 0 0
Economics 6 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 13 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 4 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 9 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 60 0 0 0
General Engineering 54 0 0 0
General English Literature 61 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 127 0 0 0
General Psychology 195 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 55 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 1 0 0 0
Gerontology 6 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 42 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 30 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 127 0 0 0
History 12 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,148 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 15 0 0 0
Marketing 5 0 0 0
Mathematics 29 0 0 0
Music 3 0 0 0
Nursing 109 0 0 0
Public Health 62 0 0 0
Sociology 25 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 173 0 0 0
Total 8,720 0 0 0

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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