Home » Landmarks and Attractions » Colleges & Universities

Hotels near CUNY Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is a public, four-year liberal arts institution located in the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. It is the youngest senior college in the City University of New York system of schools. The mission of Medgar Evers College, according to its mission statement, is to, “develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.” In the early 1960’s, community leaders in Central Brooklyn recognized the need for a local public college and set out to fund its establishment. Nearly a decade later, in 1969, the college was officially founded. In 1970, the school was named in honor of the late civil rights leader Medgar Wiley Evers.

Today, Medgar Evers College enrolls approximately 6,500 undergraduates. MEC students can choose from among 8 associate’s and 18 bachelor’s degree programs offered through its system of four distinct schools: School of Business; School of Liberal Arts and Education; School of Science, Health and Technology; and School of Professional and Community Development. Additionally, MEC offers one certificate program for Licensed Practical Nursing. Medgar Evers College is the home to several academic centers that support scholarship and other services to Central Brooklyn residents, including: The Center for Black Literature; The Center for Women’s Development; The Male Development and Empowerment Center; and The Center for Law and Social Justice.

he Medgar Evers College campus is situated in four buildings on seven acres in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Primarily a commuter college, there is no on-campus housing at MEC. However, there are plenty of off-campus residential options available nearby. Extracurricular activities as MEC are handled through the Office of Student Life & Development. Students at MEC can choose to participate in intramural sports, student government, and a variety of campus-sponsored clubs and organizations.

Medgar Evers College’s varsity sports teams, nicknamed the Cougars, compete on the NCAA Division III level as member of the City University of New York Athletic Conference.

Hotel Rooms Close to CUNY Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY

Are you are looking for a hotel room near CUNY Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY? Simply enter your dates in the search box on the right, and we will provide a list of hotels and include the distance from each hotel to CUNY Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY.

Good Deals on Hotels near CUNY Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn New York