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Metropolitan College of New York


Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) is an accredited, non-profit institution founded in 1964 by Audrey Cohen, an innovative educator who believed that a truly effective education could be found at the intersection of academia and real-world experience.

MCNY offers accelerated undergraduate and graduate degree programs at both its downtown Manhattan Campus and Bronx Campus across its three schools: the Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education, the School for Public Affairs and Administration, and the School for Business.


MCNY’s main campus is conveniently located in Lower Manhattan in the heart of New York City’s Financial District (FiDi). FiDi is globally recognized as the financial capital of the world, and home to many of the city’s and state’s major business, human services, governmental, educational and emergency management agencies.

In addition to the Manhattan campus, MCNY has a busy Bronx campus which serves students in the Bronx, Queens and Upper Manhattan. The South Bronx, in the midst of a development boom, is quickly becoming a hotspot for business development and MCNY is in the center of it all.


New, modern campuses—which opened in spring 2016—feature great facilities and an exceptionally vibrant atmosphere. Student resources are easily accessible. The Learning Commons is a dynamic space that is home to MCNY’s Office of Academic Support and Library, and is a one-stop-shop for extra and co-curricular activities and support available to the entire MCNY community.


Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) School for Business employs over 100 full-time and adjunct faculty members who are experts in, and currently working in their field of expertise.

Student Body

MCNY uses a cohort model which creates a greater sense of synergy for classmates throughout their educational journey and into the future providing career and networking support. MBA classes typically have an average of 8 students allowing for more individual attention from professors. Approximately 75 percent of the most recent School for Business MBA class is female, with 13 percent international students. MCNY’s population is socially diverse.

MBA Degree Offerings

MCNY’s School for Business offers full-time, flexible scheduling one-year MBAs in Financial Services, General Management, Media Management, and Health Services and Risk Management with NO GMAT REQUIRED.

MCNY MBA programs are designed to give our students the managerial skills, industry expertise, and ethical framework to stand out in their professions and communities. Graduates of our programs possess the fundamental skills and professional insight required for success in today’s competitive business environment. Students learn how to create beneficial and productive organizational structures as well as effectively manage organizational change, conflict, and growth.


Our unique educational model empowers students to build projects towards their career goals using business strategy, planning, and implementation.


MCNY MBA students participate in an exciting 10-day study abroad component (included in tuition cost) where they meet with corporate executives and analyze the application of international business practices. The 2019 trip to Frankfort, Germany included workshops and presentations by Bloomberg News. Prior trips have included Zurich, Paris, and London.


Alumni of MCNY MBA programs have gone on to become high-ranking managers and leaders at corporations, major banks, nonprofits, and financial institutions as well as entrepreneurs.

MCNY is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE). In 2012, MCNY completed the process to secure specialized business accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The current tuition rate for the Metropolitan College of New York full-time MBA program at its School for Business is $958 per credit. Most students take 15 credits for a total of $14,370*.

* Please note that this is the fall 2019 tuition rate and these figures do not include the mandatory general fee of $395.00 per semester.

MCNY knows that financing an MBA can be challenging. To better support our students and to see them succeed, the College has a number of scholarships that eligible students can receive during the admissions process and during their academic journey. Please note that with the exception of special awards, students are eligible for only one scholarship at a time. Scholarships are contingent on:

• Maintaining satisfactory academic progress as published in the student handbook and college website
• Maintaining full-time enrollment
• Yearly completion of the financial aid application (FAFSA)

Federal (unsubsidized and Direct Graduate PLUS) and private loans are available to all enrolled students, although international students are likely, not eligible for federal U.S. loans. Certain applicants, such as U.S. Armed Services members and veterans may be eligible for alternative funding options.

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