• Monroe College provides professional, career oriented higher education to students from diverse backgrounds. We proudly offer access and opportunity to motivated students who desire to enrich their lives in a personalized and supportive environment. We provide caring and effective teaching and sustain faculty who are passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated to student success. We build on these strengths to prepare graduates for successful careers. We provide unmatched personal service to our students, who are our first priority. We are committed to student success and provide a challenging academic environment with appropriate support so all students can achieve their fullest potential. We create a uniquely supportive atmosphere that stresses respect and collegiality among students, faculty, and staff. We strive to continuously improve institutional effectiveness and student achievement through rigorous self-assessment and the implementation of innovative ideas.

School Highlights

Monroe College-New Rochelle serves 2,157 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,157 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 39:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Monroe College-New Rochelle ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Monroe College-New Rochelle
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
56 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Monroe College-New Rochelle has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The Monroe College-New Rochelle diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,157 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
39:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,924 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
233 students
579 students
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# Undergraduate Students
1,994 students
858 students
# Graduate Students
163 students
21 students
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NY All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
2%
8%
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% Hispanic
27%
24%
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% Black
50%
19%
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% White
3%
39%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
14%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.74
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,500
$34,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$16,072
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,000
$4,792
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Acceptance Rate
58%
61%
This chart display the percent admitted of Monroe College-New Rochelle and the community college average percent admitted of NY by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,157 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 39:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Westchester County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Westchester County, NY is Cochran School of Nursing. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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