Metropolitan College of New York

A nonprofit organization

Metropolitan College of New York At-A-Glance

Audrey Cohen, an educational visionary and activist, founded the Women’s Talent Corps in 1964. Now, over 50 years later, and renamed Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), has 12,000+ alumni and has continued the same tradition. MCNY is a non-profit, accredited, private college. Year-round offerings accelerate degree completion and a unique approach to learning close integration of workplace activities and study. The College serves approximately 1,000 students per semester across three schools: The Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education, The School for Business and The School for Public Affairs and Administration, on two campuses in the Financial District in Manhattan and the South Bronx.

About MCNY Students:

■The typical MCNY student is a 31-year-old, African-American woman, who is a single mother, working full-time while attending college full-time.

■79% of all are above the age 25

■MCNY ranks among the top 10 colleges in the nation educating the highest percentage of adult students, according to US News and World Report.

■85% are either Black and/or Latino; 

■72% are women 

■Our students are from underrepresented populations, and many are the first in their families to attend college.

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Metropolitan College of New York

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60 West St, 8th Flr
New York, NY 10006


212 343 1234