Monroe College

School Highlights
  • Monroe College serves 6,601 students (79% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Monroe College is one of 3 community colleges within Bronx County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Monroe College is CUNY Bronx Community College (2.3 miles away).

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 Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty376 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Monroe College has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The Monroe College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,601 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:128:1
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# Full-Time Students5,229 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students1,372 students538 students
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# Undergraduate Students5,845 students1,104 students
# Graduate Students756 students95 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
900451
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
40%
19%
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% Black
45%
17%
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% White
2%
49%
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% Non Resident races
8%
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
Diversity Score0.630.69
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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 $16,236. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,328$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,375$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,750$5,549
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Acceptance Rate44%70%
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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: 2016 (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.

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