Monroe College Overview
Monroe College is a private for-profit institution situated in Bronx, New York. Bronx is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Monroe College Known For?
- Students at Monroe College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at Monroe College is the master's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 36% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average Monroe College student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Monroe College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Monroe College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Monroe College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Monroe College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Monroe College?
Contact details for Monroe College are given below.
|Address:||2501 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468|
How Do I Get Into Monroe College?
You can apply to Monroe College online at: www.monroecollege.edu
Admission Requirements for Monroe College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Monroe College?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 50%.
Can I Afford Monroe College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Monroe College, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $5,308 a year. That adds up to $21,232 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Monroe College is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Monroe College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 839 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,507 full-time undergraduates at Monroe College, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Monroe College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,862|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,973|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Monroe College. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 104 countries are represented at Monroe College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Monroe College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Monroe College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Monroe College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Monroe College was 3.6%. This is the #1,772 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Monroe College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Monroe College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||4%|
|Computer Information Systems||16%|
|Health & Physical Education||64%|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||64%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||36%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Monroe College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Monroe College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Information Systems||#140|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#171|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#264|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#318|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#331|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#374|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Monroe College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||179||4||167||180||530|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||254||0||203||22||479|
|Computer Information Systems||87||0||111||0||198|
|Health & Physical Education||91||0||11||0||102|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||98||0||0||0||98|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||39||0||0||0||39|
|Allied Health Professions||39||0||0||0||39|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||0||35||0||0||35|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||0||19||0||19|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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