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BMCC Moves Up in CCW Rankings

September 14, 2015
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The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) continues to rank as one of the nation’s top colleges for awarding associate degrees according to the 2015 Community College Week (CCWeek) Top 100 report released on September 14, 2015.

BMCC ranks #11 among all community colleges in the total number of associate degrees in all disciplines it conferred. That is up five places from #16 in its 2014 ranking.  BMCC ranks #20 among U.S. community colleges and four-year schools, up from #25 in its 2014 ranking.

BMCC also ranks as a top associate degree producer across a range of disciplines and vocations including its criminal justice program which ranks #2 among U.S. community colleges, up from #9 last year.

Among all U.S. community colleges that award associate degrees to diverse populations, BMCC ranks:

#4  All Minority Students

#3  African Americans

#5  Hispanics

#13 Asian Americans

Among all U.S. community colleges and four-year schools that award associate degrees to diverse populations, BMCC ranks:#9  Minority Students

#9  Minority Students

#9  African American Students

#10 Hispanics       

#13 Asian American Students

Among all U.S. community colleges that award Top 50 Associate Degrees, BMCC ranks:

#2  Criminal Justice and Corrections

#2 Protective Services (Homeland Security/Law Enforcement and Fire

#3  Business, Management, Marketing, Related Service

#3  Computer & Information Sciences Support Systems 

#4  Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Systems

#4  Education

Among all U.S. community colleges and four-year schools conferring Top 50 Associate Degrees, BMCC ranks:

#7   Business, Management, Marketing, Related Servic

#8   Criminal Justice and Corrections

#8   Protective Services (Homeland Security/Law Enforcement and Fire)

#8   Education

#9   Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Systems

#9   Computer & Information Services Support Systems

Community College Week ranks colleges based on the number of associate degrees granted annually. The overall rankings are based on a combined list of two- and four-year colleges; as such, the rank overall may differ from the rank among community colleges. The data are collected by the National Center for Education Statistics through the Completion Survey of their Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Set, known as IPEDS.

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