Success starts at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY). Tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, medical professionals, artists and educators jumpstart their future at BMCC — one of the top five community colleges nationwide.
BMCC students experience more
With over 45 in-demand majors, and campuses across nine locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, students benefit from:
- learning opportunities in the classroom and throughout the city;
- access to the pulse of NYC’s creativity, culture, and diversity;
- professionals in multiple industries who bring their careers to the classroom;
- accessible from all major subway lines.
BMCC is alive with innovative academic and co-curricular programs that prepare students for the ever-changing global world. Students participate in faculty-mentored research and explore concepts alongside professors who are experts in their fields. Students develop as leaders through internships, student clubs, community service and cultural activities. They gain competitive skills through clinical rotations, honors programming, conference presentations and special projects. They also find time for enjoyable moments with their peers at campus events, Panther athletic games, local/study abroad trips, community festivals and exploring the city.
Credentials needed for tomorrow’s workforce
Whether it’s nursing, criminal justice, business, childhood and secondary education, media arts and technology, engineering, computer science, sociology, or public health, BMCC’s academic degree programs prepare students to succeed in a variety of careers. Students interested in taking their careers to the next level also participate in the college’s Continuing Education programs to earn certifications in key industries, build English-language skills, prepare for the High School Equivalency exam or sharpen their college-readiness skills.
Did you know? BMCC ranks #1 in New York and in the Top 10 among U.S. colleges that award associate degrees in the areas of: Business, Education, Computer Technology, Computer and Information Sciences, and Criminal Justice.
Opportunity and support along the way
BMCC is proud to serve more than 27,000 students from every borough in New York City, all over the United States and more than 155 countries around the world. To ensure student success, the College fosters a supportive environment of programs and services — advisement, tutoring, child care, mentoring, counseling, international/veteran/accessibility, ASAP, College Discovery, Graduate Success Initiative, and more. BMCC also offers blended learning options — flexible day, evening, weekend and online classes, to help students balance college life with multiple personal and professional obligations.
Did you know? BMCC’s Graduation Success Initiative Program has a 91% student completion rate, and 82% transfer rate to a 4-year institution.
High-quality education at a low cost
Students receive the finest education and access to state-of-the art facilities including smart classrooms, labs, fitness center, gym, pool, library, café, all at a fraction of the cost of a 4-year college. BMCC students save on their education with the CUNY Safety Net — low tuition, scholarships, federal and state aid, and federal tax credits. BMCC graduates do not carry the crushing debt that weighs on their peers at other colleges.
Did you know? 7 out of 10 BMCC students attend tuition-free. 9 out of 10 BMCC graduates earn their degree debt-free.
A two-year associate degree that pays off
BMCC credits easily transfer to a bachelor’s degree program within CUNY, SUNY and top private institutions such as New York University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Pace University among others. BMCC alumni are lifelong learners who are leading in many industries and leaving their footprint in the world. The foundation students gain from BMCC has transformed lives, sustained families and made dreams possible.
Did you know? BMCC ranked #3 nationally of graduates who move up the income ladder and out-earn previous generations.
BMCC. Start here. Go Anywhere.
A, C to Chambers Street; #1, 2, 9 to Chambers St.; #4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge; J, M to Chambers Street; N, R to City Hall.
M22 from Grand Street & Madison Street. Walk 4 blocks West.
PATH: From Christopher Street Station, take 1,9 train to Chambers Street.