CUNY Borough Of Manhattan Community College

CUNY Borough Of Manhattan Community College

Founded in 1963, CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College, BMCC, is one of the two-year colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. BMCC confers a variety of associate's degrees in different fields of study. The College also offers many distance learning programs.

The sports teams of BMCC are known as the Panthers. They participate in various sports like handball, bowling, baseball, soccer and basketball. The teams compete in both the CUNY athletic system and the local NCAA collegiate sports system.

Some of the notable graduates of BMCC are Queen Latifah, singer and actress; Mirko Savone, Italian actor; and Mark MacDonald, Vermont State Senator.

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Contacting Manhattan Community College

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
199 Chambers St
New York , NY 10007-1097
General Phone: (212) 220-8000

Manhattan Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts749English, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management686business management, accounting technology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine220EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering139computer and info science, computer science, web design
Education and Teaching119teacher aide
Family and Social Work113community organization
Medical Support and Technology31respiratory therapy assistant
Media29radio and TV tech
Office and Administration24administrative assistant
Art Studies16visual and performing arts
Medical Administration14medical records tech

Number of programs and degrees for Manhattan Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2,17518

Manhattan Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Manhattan Community College had a total enrollment of 19,259 students (14,646 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 15%
Black 34%
Hispanic 31%
Asian 11%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 21%
20-21 21%
22-24 19%
25-29 16%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York99%
New Jersey1%

Manhattan Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 51 %

Manhattan Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Manhattan Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,118
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,878
Books and supplies $ 1,016

Financial Aid:
Manhattan Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 269100)

Manhattan Community College Faculty

Manhattan Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track6894
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1018

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year48$103,07942$94,471
Associate professoracademic year36$78,93837$76,378
Assistant professoracademic year67$68,31595$67,766
Instructoracademic year10$54,61418$55,598
Lectureracademic year18$60,71922$62,635
All faculty totalacademic year179$78,244214$72,945

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Manhattan Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Manhattan Community College Highlights

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What Sets Manhattan Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in education and teaching
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in business and management
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Female % of student body
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Top 18%Manhattan Community College Female % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 20%Manhattan Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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