Private 4 Year

Metropolitan College of New York

New York, New York

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Metropolitan College of New York overview
Location New York, New York
Online mcny.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Metropolitan College of New York overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) is a private, nonprofit institution located in the heart of New York City, offering a vibrant urban campus atmosphere conducive to its emphasis on experiential learning. Founded in 1964 as the Women's Talent Corps, it became Metropolitan College of New York in 2002, reflecting its expansion to serve a diverse student body. MCNY offers an array of undergraduate and graduate programs, notably in business, public affairs, and human services. The college adopts a Purpose-Centered Education model, integrating the classroom with professional experience. While MCNY does not offer traditional on-campus housing, its urban setting provides students with numerous external housing options and a rich tapestry of city culture and professional opportunities. The application process is considered to be moderately selective. MCNY's athletic programs are not a central focus as the school prioritizes academic and experiential achievements over intercollegiate sports.

In the most recent statistical year 88 prospective students applied, and 68 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 19 enrolled in the school.  511 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 149 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $19,338 plus fees of $850.

Metropolitan College of New York is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.












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Admission Standards

Metropolitan College of New York overview
GPA 2.1

Applications Accepted

Metropolitan College of New York overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Metropolitan College of New York
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$850
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,200
Budget for Other Expenses$3,918
Total One Year Cost$36,306

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

25% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Metropolitan College of New York students
Subject Percent of Class
Human Services 64%
Business 31%
Social Sciences 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190114 IPEDS survey data for Metropolitan College of New York.

Current students may use the Metropolitan College of New York GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.