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Borough of Manhattan Community College Overview

Located in New York, New York, 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 Borough of Manhattan Community College Known For?

4,363 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at BMCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 37% of the faculty were full-time.

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Borough of Manhattan Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

BMCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BMCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Teaching Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Fine & Studio Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Public Health Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Music Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Borough of Manhattan Community College?

Location of 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

Borough of Manhattan Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Borough of Manhattan Community College?

4% Take Out Loans
14.1% Loan Default Rate

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.

Borough of Manhattan Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

17,772 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 25,500 undergraduate students at BMCC, with 17,772 being full-time and 7,728 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 17,772 full-time undergraduates at BMCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BMCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BMCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,027
Black or African American 4,505
Hispanic or Latino 8,201
White 1,386
International Students 1,189
Other Races/Ethnicities 464

Online Learning at 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 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%.

Borough of Manhattan Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,148 0 1,148
Criminal Justice & Corrections 577 0 577
Business Administration & Management 565 0 565
General Psychology 195 0 195
Accounting 181 3 184
Teaching Assistants 173 0 173
Community Organization & Advocacy 156 0 156
Computer Information Systems 136 0 136
Health Sciences & Services 127 0 127
General Physical Sciences 127 0 127
Communication & Media Studies 112 0 112
Nursing 109 0 109
Computer Science 96 0 96
Computer Software & Applications 63 0 63
Public Health 62 0 62
General English Literature 61 0 61
Fine & Studio Arts 60 0 60
Audiovisual Communications 56 0 56
General Visual & Performing Arts 55 0 55
General Engineering 54 0 54
Graphic Communications 42 0 42
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 34 0 34
Health & Medical Administrative Services 30 0 30
Mathematics 29 0 29
Sociology 25 0 25
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 15 0 15
Entrepreneurial Studies 13 0 13
History 12 0 12
Biotechnology 9 0 9
Finance & Financial Management 9 0 9
Gerontology 6 0 6
Economics 6 0 6
Marketing 5 0 5
Ethnic Studies 4 0 4
Allied Health Professions 4 0 4
Music 3 0 3
Geography & Cartography 1 0 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0
TOTAL 4,360 3 4,363

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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