Monroe College

School Highlights

Monroe College serves 6,386 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Monroe College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 376 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Monroe College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty376 staff85 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Monroe College has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The Monroe College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,386 students1,353 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:125:1
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# Full-Time Students4,689 students784 students
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# Part-Time Students1,697 students669 students
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# Undergraduate Students4,265 students790 students
# Graduate Students424 students27 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,000360
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
41%
23%
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% Black
44%
19%
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% White
3%
41%
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% Non Resident races
7%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.630.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$35,200
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,328 is less than the state average of $16,279. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,328$16,279
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,766$5,500
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Acceptance Rate44%75%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Football,
Rugby, Soccer,
Softball, Track and Field,
Volleyball
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a goal to educate men and women for a successful future in the world. Monroe offers Bachelor's degree programs, with an Associate degree along the way, in the most relevant areas for today's rapidly changing global economy. Monroe offers Associate (A.A.S.), Bachelor's (B.B.A.) and Master's (MBA) degrees leading to employment in today's biggest fields. Degrees include Medical Administration, Medical Assisting and Health Services Administration, Computer Information Systems, Business Technologies, Criminal Justice, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Culinary Arts, Business Administration, Business Management, General Business and Accounting. Monroe College also understands the value and importance of technology-today and into the future. Distance Learning courses allow students to take classes via the Internet, while a direct digital connection provides teleconferencing between the Bronx and Westchester campuses. At Monroe, each student takes a Liberal Arts core with their degree of choice to ensure a well rounded, comprehensive education. Courses include, psychology, sociology, anthropology, literature, and history. Monroe College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Monroe College is CUNY Bronx Community College (0.7 miles away).
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  • 10,519 students | 0.70 Mi2155 University Avenue
    Bronx NY  10453
    (718) 289-5100
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    731 students | 3.20 Mi3755 Broadway
    New York NY  10032
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  • 7,331 students | 3.50 Mi500 Grand Concourse
    Bronx NY  10451
    (718) 518-4444
    3.507,331
  • Montefiore School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    148 students | 4.50 Mi53 Valentine Street
    Mount Vernon NY  10550
    (914) 361-6537
    4.50148
  • Helene Fuld College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    488 students | 4.80 Mi24 East 120th Street
    New York NY  10035
    (212) 616-7200
    4.80488
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,176 per year for in-state students and $10,071 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,279 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New York is Plaza College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.