Direct Admissions

The deadline to accept Direct Admissions applications for the Fall 2014 semester is Friday, August 22nd.

Freshman

All prospective freshmen wishing to apply for direct admission must meet the Medgar Evers College Freshmen Admissions Requirements. Freshmen applicants must provide the following documents to be considered for admission:
 

  • Application fee of $65. Payable by money order; no cash.
  • Official high school transcript(s) (in a sealed envelope) with proof of graduation or GED diploma and scores (Score of 2500 or better) Student copies, term reports or printouts will not be accepted.
  • SAT/ACT scores

Transfers

All prospective transfers wishing to apply for Direct Admissions must meet the Medgar Evers College Transfer Admissions Requirements. Transfer applicants must provide the following documents to be considered for admission:
 

  • Application fee of $70. Payable by check or money order; no cash.
  • Official Transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended (in a sealed envelope).  Student copies, term reports or printouts will not be accepted.
  • Transfer students without a bachelor’s degree must also submit an official high school transcript and proof of graduation.

Official transcripts may be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope from the issuing college or high school or mailed to:

The Office of Admissions
Medgar Evers College
1638 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
 

Additional information may be needed upon review of direct admissions applications (i.e. US Passport, Permanent Residency Card, Certificate of Naturalization or Proof of NYS Residency)

University Math, Reading, and Writing Proficiency

Reading and Writing

You can demonstrate the necessary skill levels in reading and writing by meeting any of these criteria:
 

  • SAT Critical Reading score of 480 or higher
  • ACT English score of 20 or higher
  • N.Y. State English Regents score of 75 or higher

Mathematics

Likewise, you can satisfy the mathematics skill requirement if you meet any of these criteria:
 

  • SAT Math score of 500 or higher
  • ACT Math score of 21 or higher
  • N.Y. State Regents:
    • Score of 80 or higher in Integrated Algebra, Geometry or Algebra 2/Trigonometry AND successful completion of the Algebra 2/Trigonometry or higher-level course.
    • Score of 75 or higher in one of the following:
  1. Math A or Math B
  2. Sequential II or Sequential III

Note that most colleges require all new students to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics (Math 3) for placement into college level math courses, even if they meet one of the criteria listed above.

Transfer Students from outside CUNY


  • Students with a 3 credit college-level English course with a grade of 'C' or better from an accredited college or university are considered proficient in reading and writing.
  • Students with a 3 credit college-level math course with a grade of 'C' or better from an accredited college or university are considered proficient in math at all colleges.
  • Transfer applicants to associate programs who are not proficient based on the SAT, ACT, NYS Regents exams, or prior English or math courses must take the appropriate CUNY Assessment Tests. These applicants do not have to demonstrate proficiency to be admitted.

Transfers from a CUNY college


  • All students who wish to transfer from a CUNY associate program to a CUNY bachelor's program must meet the college's proficiency requirement in reading, writing, and mathematics to be admitted:
    • Students with a 3 credit college-level English course with a grade of 'C' or better from a CUNY college are considered proficient in reading and writing.
    • Students who have successfully completed Elementary Algebra or a 3 credit college-level math course at a CUNY college are considered proficient in math.

Exceptions:

If you are applying to a bachelor's degree program, CUNY allows three types of exceptions to these skill level requirements:

Applicants Who Have Already Completed a Bachelor's Degree

If you have already completed a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited program, you are exempt from the CUNY Admissions assessment requirements.

ESL Applicants

If you qualify as an ESL student and you can demonstrate the college's required skill level in math you do not need to demonstrate CUNY Admissions levels in reading and writing prior to admission. You have two years to do so.

Applicants Qualifying for SEEK Program

If you qualify for the SEEK program you do not need to demonstrate the required skill levels prior to admission. You have one year to do so in reading and writing, and two years to do so in mathematics.

Commitment Forms

To confirm your enrollment at Medgar Evers College, please complete the Commitment Form and submit it as soon as possible.
For further inquiries, please contact us at:
Telephone: 718-270-6024 or Email:  MECadmissions@mec.cuny.edu