Metropolitan College of New York Admissions

Costs, Admissions Data and Other Information

Metropolitan College of New York
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Metropolitan College of New York Admissions Overview:

The Metropolitan College of New York, with an acceptance rate of 39%, is a somewhat selective school; successful applicants generally have good grades and test scores. To apply, students will need to submit an application and official high school transcripts. Applicants will usually have to have an interview in addition to submitting the application. For more information, be sure to get in touch with the admissions office, and be sure to check out the school's website for complete application instructions and guidelines.

Admissions Data (2016):

Metropolitan College of New York Description:

The Metropolitan College of New York is a private college with an emphasis on experiential learning. The campus is situated at the crossroads of the Tribeca and Soho neighborhoods in Manhattan, placing it within walking distance of some of New York City’s most exciting culture and night life. MCNY has developed an accelerated curriculum for all of its academic programs that allows students to graduate in a shorter time than most other schools, even while working full-time. Academics are divided between two schools, the Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education and the School of Management. Between the two schools, the college offers associate’s degrees in business and human services, bachelor’s degrees in American urban studies, human services, business administration and healthcare systems management, and seven master’s degree programs in education, business management and public affairs. MCNY has an active campus life as well, with a variety of student clubs and organizations.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,059 (697 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 26% Male / 74% Female
  • 89% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $18,730
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,600
  • Other Expenses: $3,096
  • Total Cost: $32,426

Metropolitan College of New York Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 93%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,771
    • Loans: $8,088

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Human Services, Urban Studies

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 34%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 21%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 25%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 31%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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