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Monroe Community College Overview

Located in Rochester, New York, Monroe Community College is a public institution. Rochester is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Monroe Community College Known For?

1,953 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Monroe Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 44% of the faculty were full-time.

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Monroe Community 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 Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#101 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Monroe Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Other Public Administration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#74 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Monroe Community College?

Location of Monroe Community College

Contact details for Monroe Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: 585-292-2000
Website: www.monroecc.edu/

How Do I Get Into Monroe Community College?

You can apply to Monroe Community College online at: www.monroecc.edu/quick-links/apply/

Monroe Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Monroe Community College?

36% Take Out Loans
18.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Monroe Community College, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $4,352 a year. That adds up to $17,408 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Monroe Community College is 18.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Monroe Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,483 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,273 undergraduate students at Monroe Community College, with 7,483 being full-time and 4,790 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Monroe Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,483 full-time undergraduates at Monroe Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Monroe Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Monroe Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Monroe Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 385
Black or African American 1,653
Hispanic or Latino 851
White 4,053
International Students 84
Other Races/Ethnicities 457

Over 46 countries are represented at Monroe Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Monroe Community College

1,176 Took All Classes Online
3,539 Took At Least One Class Online
1.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,539 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Monroe Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th 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 Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Monroe Community College was 1.5%. This is the #1,932 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Monroe Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Monroe Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Psychology 24%
Psychology 24%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Monroe Community 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 Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dental Support Services #32
Mathematics #33
Mathematics & Statistics #49
Health & Physical Education #90
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #105

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 Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 607 18 625
Business Administration & Management 0 166 0 166
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 72 32 104
Nursing 0 91 0 91
Design & Applied Arts 0 73 0 73
Human Services 0 59 2 61
Allied Health Professions 0 51 9 60
General Engineering 0 56 0 56
Dental Support Services 0 28 25 53
General Psychology 0 51 0 51
Other Health Professions 0 40 0 40
Precision Metal Working 4 23 11 38
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 17 19 36
Communication & Media Studies 0 33 0 33
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 21 12 33
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 32 0 32
Computer Information Systems 0 29 0 29
Hospitality Management 0 26 0 26
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 22 0 22
Computer Science 0 20 0 20
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 17 3 20
Legal Support Services 0 0 17 17
Mathematics 0 12 5 17
Fine & Studio Arts 0 16 0 16
General Biology 0 15 0 15
Audiovisual Communications 0 15 0 15
Music 0 14 0 14
Mental & Social Health Services 0 10 3 13
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 13 0 13
Construction Engineering Technology 0 12 0 12
Writing Studies 0 12 0 12
Fire Protection 0 12 0 12
Accounting 0 10 0 10
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 10 0 10
Information Science 0 10 0 10
Health & Physical Education 0 8 0 8
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 7 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 7 0 7
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 4 2 6
Other Homeland Security 0 6 0 6
Geography & Cartography 0 3 3 6
Drama & Theater Arts 0 6 0 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 4 1 5
International Business 0 5 0 5
Human Development & Family Studies 0 1 4 5
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 4 4
International Studies 0 4 0 4
Physics 0 4 0 4
Teaching Assistants 0 0 3 3
General English Literature 0 3 0 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 3 0 3
Information Technology 0 0 2 2
Culinary Arts 0 0 2 2
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 2 0 2
Other Public Administration 0 0 2 2
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 1 1
Public Relations & Advertising 0 1 0 1
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 1 1
Sustainability Science 0 0 1 1
Homeland Security 0 0 1 1
Food Processing 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Recreation Administration 0 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0
Urban Studies 0 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 1,759 190 1,953

References

*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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