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Medgar Evers College is a place where people are introduced to ideas and uncover the world while discovering themselves. We make news and host newsmakers, with events like the annual Conference on Environmental Issues and the Global Lecture Series. We have hosted such renowned guests as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Former Secretary Hillary Clinton, DeRay Mckesson, Donna Brazile, Governor Cuomo, and Zadie Smith.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Congratulations to all Medgar Evers College students who graduated this year. We enjoyed celebrating this major milestone with you and wish you the best in your future endeavors!

The Honorable Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement speech for Medgar Evers College Graduation June 8 at Barclays Center.  read more...

Our Mission

In keeping with the philosophy of The City University and Medgar Evers College, we believe that education is the right of all individuals in the pursuit of self actualization. Consequently, the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education. The College offers programs both at the baccalaureate and at the associate degree levels, giving close attention to the articulation between the two year and the four year programs. The College has a commitment to students who desire self improvement, a sound education, an opportunity to develop a personal value system, and an opportunity to gain maximum benefits from life experience and from their environment.

Now Accepting Fall 2017 Applications

Our Admissions team is here to help you along the way as you navigate the admissions process.  Our office can provide you with the information you will need to make the admissions and enrollment process a smooth one. 

Meet Our Students

Our students here at Medgar Evers College come from all different places around the world and share the most unique and interesting stories in education. Learn about our students and how they're on the rise.

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Events Calendar

Spend Summer Fridays from July to September with Medgar Evers College, honoring Lena Horne, at this year's Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival. The outdoor summer festival, occurring annually since 1996, has become an educational and cultural tradition that exemplifies the artistic spirit of Brooklyn. This year's festival will feature such artists such as Steven Kroon and Bashiri Johnson, as well as many others, including our own MEC Jazz Band! 
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Join the Medgar Evers College community in a sensational summer sprint through Brooklyn to support student scholarships. Cruise pass the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and Brooklyn Museum during the Medgar Evers College 5K Run/Walk. Immerse yourself and leave your footprint in the diverse culture of Central Brooklyn, while becoming part of a health conscious community experience that also helps to raise funds for student scholarships!
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SoulFest Sept 9

The international student population of Medgar Evers College and the borough of Brooklyn gather, in the closed-off streets to MEC campus, to share their culture.Delve into the melting pot and fill up on the flavors of the diaspora, featuring classic local dishes, specialty cuisines from ethnic neighborhood restaurants, and the creations of numerous inspired chefs at SoulFest! Our annual Central Brooklyn festival has food to tickle your taste buds and music to soothe your soul, with live performances from many genres—Salsa, Hip Hop, Gospel, Funk, Soca, and Reggae!

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