CUNY Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, NY 11225
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CUNY Medgar Evers College is located in Brooklyn, New York and serves over 7000 students. This is a senior college that was established back in 1970. The motto of this school is “we create success, one student at a time.” It has a reputation for providing students with a thorough educational experience that is designed to promote personal and professional success. This school is part of the City University of New York (CUNY) college system and it offers many baccalaureate and associate’s degree programs to consider. This school also has many student organizations and clubs that students can take part in. It has an athletics department too and is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III.

The Medgar Evers College nursing program is seen as a perfect opportunity for students to pursue becoming registered nurses (RN). Students can also sign up for the practical nursing program in order to pursue becoming licensed practical nurses (LPN). There is an LPN-to-RN program that will appeal to current LPNs as well. This school offers students the chance to hone their nursing skills in a safe environment. Nursing students will gain experience steadily and will feel prepared for all NCLEX licensure exams up graduation. This nursing program has the accreditation of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students6,652
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 11 58
Bachelor's degree 5 34
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 77.5%
  • NCLEX-RN: 60.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/1995 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$285/credit
In State Students$285/credit
Out of State Students$580/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $12,825 $12,825 $26,100
ADN 70 $19,950 $19,950 $40,600
BSN 125 $35,625 $35,625 $72,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of CUNY Medgar Evers College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 77% $4,690
Other Federal Grant 4% $406
State Grant & Scholarships 77% $4,534
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 9% $3,635
Private Loans -- $3,342


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,697
$30,001 to $48,000$6,369
$48,001 to $75,000$10,902
$75,001 to $110,000$13,429
Over $110,000$14,037

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
CUNY Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225

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