School Highlights

Monroe College serves 6,541 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,541 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,328
  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 690 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
Monroe College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
690 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Monroe College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Monroe College diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,541 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,566 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,975 students
511 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Monroe College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
764 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,162 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
404 students
25 students
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NY All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,577 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
398 students
42 students
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NY All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,000 students
408 students
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% Asian
3%
8%
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% Hispanic
38%
23%
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% Black
39%
17%
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% White
3%
43%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
17%
4%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.70
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)
7.37%
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,100
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,328 is less than the state average of $16,274. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,328
$16,274
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$18,756
$13,841
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,250
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
49%
72%
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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

Sports

Total Sports Offered
9 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Monroe College cost?

Monroe College's private state tuition is approximately $14,328.

What is the acceptance rate of Monroe College?

The acceptance rate of Monroe College is 49%, which is lower than the state average of 72%. Monroe College's acceptance rate is ranked among the top community colleges in New York with low acceptance rates.

What sports does Monroe College offer?

Monroe College offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Monroe College's ranking?

Monroe College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Lowest acceptance rates, Average community college minority breakdown, Percent of students receiving financial aid and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,541 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,328
  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Verified school update

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