• 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 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,157 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • 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 7% over five years.
Monroe College-New Rochelle
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
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 stayed the same over five years.
The Monroe College-New Rochelle diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,157 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
39:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,924 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
233 students
511 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,994 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
163 students
25 students
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NY All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
2%
8%
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% Hispanic
28%
23%
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% Black
51%
17%
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% White
3%
43%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
14%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
4.29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
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%
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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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Monroe College-New Rochelle often compared to?

Monroe College-New Rochelleis often viewed alongside schools like SUNY Westchester Community College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Monroe College-New Rochelle?

The acceptance rate of Monroe College-New Rochelle is 58%, which is lower than the state average of 61%.

What is Monroe College-New Rochelle's ranking?

Monroe College-New Rochelle ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,157 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. 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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