You imagine your own path for learning. You see connections where others see boundaries. Different academic disciplines—dance and biology, art and politics—form a single thread in your creative and curious mind. At MMC, you will harness these diverse learning opportunities to create your own academic experience. Blaze your way to knowledge.

Chart Your Own Course

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Majors and Minors

Our academic programs—more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations—are your guideposts. Mix and match offerings to create an academic experience that reflects your personality and your passions. Pair art with commerce, humanities with sciences, a BS with a BFA. Double-major in Dance and Entrepreneurship. Design your own curriculum in Interdisciplinary Studies. Set off on your academic journey. We are excited to travel with you.

MMC Honors

You’re creative, curious, and smart. We’re thrilled to nurture your talents. Our College Honors Program offers a specialized curriculum for outstanding academic achievement. We also host chapters for a number of national honor societies, and hold an annual Honors Day Colloquium to showcase students’ academic achievements.

Pre-Professional and Post-Bac Programs

Have your sights set on a career in medicine or law? As an undergrad, you can pursue courses that will prepare you for law, medical school, or other health-related professions. If you’re already a college grad, you can fulfill your science prerequisites for medical, dental, speech-language pathology, and other healthcare- and science-related professional programs.

Study Abroad

While New York City can spoil you with its international cachet, there are other great world cities to immerse yourself in. MMC offers a number of study abroad programs that transport you beyond the five boroughs of NYC. Does Paris entice you? What about London? Perhaps Greece or Italy? Choose your location and open yourself to cultural discovery and global perspectives.

  • 40+

    Minors

  • 32

    Majors

  • 11:1

    Student-Teacher Ratio

CityEdge

MMC’s signature program that plugs you into the network of New York City.

Find Your Edge

  • My Comm Arts classes prepared me for my career. I learned about content creation, critical thinking, and team collaboration. After graduation, I got an entry-level position at a syndicated daytime talk show. After eight short months, I was promoted to Executive Director.

    Amy Virga ’19

    Class of 2019, Communication Arts major

  • MMC fostered my passion for art therapy and provided me with a road map to a successful future. I received my Master’s degree in Art Therapy and Creativity Development at Pratt Institute in 2017 and am now an Art Therapist at RiverSpring Health working with a geriatric population.

    Amanda Clears ’14

    Class of 2014, Communication Arts, Post-Bac: Studio Art, Art Therapy minor

    Meet Amanda
  • Between learning from our experienced journalist professors to connecting with successful alumni for internships, where I am now is a direct result of my time at MMC. I was able to strengthen my writing skills, hone in on my journalistic voice, and fully immerse myself in the media industry from day one.

    Jack Irvin ’20

    Entertainment Writer, Bustle
    Class of 2020, Double Major in Digital Journalism and Cinema, Television, and Emerging Media

  • My experience at MMC challenged me not only to study the basic sciences in a typical linear sequence, but rather to integrate coursework in sociology, language, and philosophy into the Biology major courses.

    Zach Barbati ’10

    Class of 2010, Major in Biology

    Meet Zach
  • MMC allowed me to establish close and lasting relationships with my professors through an intimate and challenging learning environment. As a result of my hard work and the support I received, I am now working as a research technician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where I am able to apply lab techniques and skills from my education and hands-on experience at MMC. It was an honor to be taught and work alongside such brilliant educators.

    Elevit Perez ’17

    Class of 2017, Major in Biology, Minor in Chemistry

    Meet Elevit
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Dun dun! Griffins, there are a few good reasons to tune into the @NBCLawandOrder franchise:  📸 1-2. Nadia Brown '17 made her #law...
Dun dun! Griffins, there are a few good reasons to tune into the @NBCLawandOrder franchise: 📸 1-2. Nadia Brown '17 made her #lawandorder debut in last Thursday's episode "Last Dance." Stream it on @peacock! 📸 3-4. Assistant Theatre Arts Professor Aimé Donna Kelly has a recurring role in Season 25 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She plays the no-nonsense Captain Renee Curry. 📸 5. Speaking of the #Lawandorder universe, here's a throwback to last March when Raegan Taylor '25 snapped this pic of the show filming outside Carson Hall. Alums: Let us know if you're appearing on the show, too! �💙 ##GoGriffins
On this #GoodNewsFriday, we've got some great updates to share about MMC students!   ★1-2: Senior BFA Dance major Kayla Kemp
On this #GoodNewsFriday, we've got some great updates to share about MMC students! ★1-2: Senior BFA Dance major Kayla Kemp ’24 was featured on the "Today" show last week, as part of a flash mob celebrating the 40th anniversary of "Footloose." Fun fact about Kayla: In 2022, she received the prestigious Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship, which is awarded to just 15 undergraduates each year.  ★3: Senior MT major Katelyn Harold ’24 just booked her first regional contract! She'll be playing Francine in "Jersey Boys" at the @EngemanTheater this spring. And, with commencement around the corner, the rehearsal schedule allows her to finish all her classes and fulfill her credits. "This experience would not be possible without the support and training I’ve received throughout my time at MMC, and I’m so grateful," she said. ★4: Junior MT major Andrew Maroney ’25 will be spending the summer in Washington with @numericapac playing Lonny in "Rock of Ages." "It is an absolute honor to join this incredible group of creatives on my first professional contract," they said. "I cannot wait to get going with this amazing cast and creative team in just a few short months!" Congratulations! #MMCProud #GoGriffins
MMC alums are making it happen! Check out these great updates from the Classes of 2023, 2006, and 2004.  ?1-2: Ava Rand '23, who gra...
MMC alums are making it happen! Check out these great updates from the Classes of 2023, 2006, and 2004. ★1-2: Ava Rand ’23, who graduated with a degree in Theater Design and Technology, is a scenic artist who has worked on Lincoln Center's last five shows. That includes "The Gardens of Anuncia," which her team put in over 350 hours on! Her most recent project was "Public Obscenities" at Theater for a New Audience—a show she first saw with Professor Mary Fleischer for her Theater and New Media class. How's that for a full circle moment! ☺️ ★3: Liz Spano ’04 is a producer on the FX show "Welcome to Wrexham." She recently won her first emmy and was nominated for a Producers Guild Award. ★4: Art alum Yvonne Lamar-Rogers ’06 is an exhibiting artist in this year’s Harlem Fine Arts Show, which takes place Feb 23-25 at the Glasshouse NYC (660 12th Avenue between W. 48th & 49th). See the link in our bio to receive a discount on the show's ticket price! Congratulations! #MMCProud 💙 Alums, you know the deal! DM us your career updates!
Accepted to MMC? RSVP for Accepted Students Day! It's your chance to explore all that the College has to offer before you make your final...
Accepted to MMC? RSVP for Accepted Students Day! It’s your chance to explore all that the College has to offer before you make your final decision. Plus, you’ll get an up-close-and-personal look at the unstoppable creative energy of NYC. See the link in our bio for more info.
You're watching the evolution of Professor Hallie Cohen's stunning ink painting One Arte. The work is part of her new exhibitio...
You're watching the evolution of Professor Hallie Cohen's stunning ink painting "One Arte." The work is part of her new exhibition, MI RICORDO: ROMAN WATERCOLORS, on display at MMC's Hewitt Gallery of Art from Feb. 26-April 2. Join us for the opening on Thursday, February 29, from 6-8 pm. The exhibition consists of 12-foot by 5-foot watercolor/ink paintings Cohen produced at the American Academy in Rome in the Visiting Artists and Scholars program. They capture iconic images from the films of Italian directors Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Paolo Sorrentino and are accompanied by short videos by the author and essayist Francis Levy. The show's opening reception will include a panel discussion with the artist and MMC Professors Adrienne Baxter Bell and Noelle Griffis moderated by Levy in The Judy (8th floor Carson Hall) from 6:30-7:30 pm. #MMCProud #artinnyc #artistslife #nyccollege
Last of the batch in our Valentine's/Galentine's/Palentine's recaps! ? #GoGriffins
Last of the batch in our Valentine’s/Galentine’s/Palentine’s recaps! 💙 #GoGriffins
More recaps from Valentine's/Palentine's/Galentine's! Spread the love! ?   ?: Addie Atkins ’25
More recaps from Valentine’s/Palentine’s/Galentine’s! Spread the love! 💙 🎥: Addie Atkins ’25
We're still celebrating in this week of looooove. Happy Valentine's/Palentine's/Galentine's to you and yours. #GoGriffins   ?: Addie Atki...
We’re still celebrating in this week of looooove. Happy Valentine’s/Palentine’s/Galentine’s to you and yours. #GoGriffins 🎥: Addie Atkins ’25
At MMC, some of our model students just happen to be working models. As Spring New York Fashion Week comes to a close, we're celebrating ...
At MMC, some of our model students just happen to be working models. As Spring New York Fashion Week comes to a close, we’re celebrating Griffins who balance coursework and shoots, RSOs and the runway. Here are just a few! 📸 1-2: That’s Dance and Journalism major Harley Fleschner ’27, who walked for the designer @jazmanyjovany in a show hosted by 212Group last Thursday. 📸 3-4. You can find Musical Theatre major Destiny Nyree McCullough ’25 in the beauty aisle! She’s gracing the box of the #1 hair color brand for Black women @darkandlovely. Even sweeter, she booked that opportunity all on her own! 📸 5-6. Musical Theatre major London Riley ’24 models for the fashion line @Hestaverse and walked in last Friday’s House of Yes show. She’s also featured in Renee Cafaro Atelier’s (@rcapubliclabel) online body positivity campaign. #MMCProud 💙 Griffins: If you participated in Fashion Week, too, or have other wins you want to share, DM us!
Cast members from MMC's upcoming production of the a cappella musical In Transit before (?) and after (?) a run-through! Catch them ...
Cast members from MMC's upcoming production of the a cappella musical "In Transit" before (😁) and after (😵) a run-through! Catch them on stage February 16-18 at the Theatre at St. Jean (150th E. 76th Street, at the corner of Lexington and 76th). See the link in our bio for tickets, and follow @mmctheatrearts for details. 🎥: @katie.michelle.stahl
Watch them shine! MMC alums are making big moves—check out these career updates from the Classes of 2023 and 2018.  ⭐️ MT '23 ...
Watch them shine! MMC alums are making big moves—check out these career updates from the Classes of 2023 and 2018. ⭐️ MT ’23 alum Emily Pandal recently released her sophomore single “Mothballs” on all streaming platforms. (Tap the link in our bio to listen!) She's working on an EP this year. Oh, and the cover art? It was created by fellow Class of 2023 MT alum Morgan Southwell. ⭐️Dance alum Emily Sindoni ’18 is Director of Training and Programming at the boutique fitness studio DanceBody. They offer dance-inspired fitness classes at their two NYC locations in NoMad and TriBeCa. ⭐️BFA Acting alum Fionella Mateo ’23 has been on a roll: She spent last summer working as a dresser for the "Hamilton" (Angelica Company) tour during its last stop in Puerto Rico. After that, she served as stage manager for various plays, including "Skintight" by Joshua Harmon and "La Boda de Ella," by Miguel Rosa-López. She also taught musical theatre at her high school alma mater, where she proudly announced their first musical season since 2021. Next month, she'll make her directing debut with Teatro CeDIn's production of "Into the Woods."  Congratulations! 💙 #MMCPROUD #GoGriffins
A quick look back at the Intercultural Center's Black History Month Opening Ceremony last Thursday in the RPR! The night included spoken ...
A quick look back at the Intercultural Center’s Black History Month Opening Ceremony last Thursday in the RPR! The night included spoken word poetry and singing by MMC student Danazia Tucker, music by Afro-futuristic hip-hop violinist Bri Blvck, and lots of great conversation led by IC Director and Associate Dean of Students Hayden Greene. Follow @mmc_ic and check Engage to learn about more upcoming Black History Month events, including the Harmony in Healing Mental Health Panel on Weds. Feb. 7. #blackhistorymonth #GoGriffins #nyccollege

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