MEC Ranks Among Top Public Colleges in the Northern U.S.
MEC Named Top Performer in Social Mobility
Public Administration Ranked #8 Among National Programs
Brooklyn, NY – According to U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings, Medgar Evers College scored among the top public colleges in the northern region of the United States. (Public colleges are distinguished from universities by U.S. News because they grant less than half of their degrees in the liberal arts.) In addition to ranking #22–#23 in top public schools, MEC ranked #38–#49 across all regional colleges in the north.
MEC was also ranked #45 as a top performer in social mobility. Cited for its strong ethnic diversity, the rankings prove MEC’s commitment to providing access to the middle class for first-generation college students, immigrants, students from communities of color, and other historically underserved groups.
Visit U.S. News & World Report to view MEC’s overall rankings: www.usnews.com/best-colleges/cuny-medgar-evers-college-10097/overall-rankings.
In related news, MEC’s bachelor’s degree program in Public Administration scored #8 in College Rank’s recent rankings. College Rank considered Public Administration programs across the nation, and factored department size, median debt, department popularity, online presence, admissions rate, and student satisfaction into its methodology. The high score reflects the Public Administration department’s dedication to teaching as well as excellence in student preparation and outcomes.
Visit College Rank to view the entire list: www.collegerank.net/public-administration-bachelors.
About Medgar Evers College
Located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Medgar Evers College offers both associate and baccalaureate degrees. A four-year college within the City University of New York (CUNY) system, Medgar Evers College was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community. In its commitment to providing students with a sound academic foundation as well as an opportunity for personal development, Medgar Evers College offers high-quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of a liberal arts education. For more information, visit www.mec.cuny.edu.
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