Monroe College

Monroe College was founded in 1933 with only one goal in mind: To educate men and women from all walks of life to a successful future. Monroe College is a leader in providing focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. The College offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Monroe College stands out for many reasons, and one of those reasons is the faculty who are more than just professors—they are mentors, motivators and members of the one big family. Even more, each professor brings invaluable experience into the classroom. Whether they are former NYPD detectives, business leaders, chefs or nurses, Monroe College professors make sure their students benefit from their practical knowledge. There are no huge lecture halls, because classes are small, instruction is personalized and professors know their students by name. It’s one of the main reasons Monroe College students do well, there’s always a professor who will arrive early or stay late to help a student understand and learn. Because of this dedication, Monroe faculty receive over 90% positive rating on student surveys.

Monroe College has 5 different campuses namely the Bronx Campus with its reputable nursing program, New Rochelle Campus located in downtown New Rochelle with its state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Center, St Lucia Campus situated on the Caribbean island of St. Lucian where campus students can enjoy some of Caribbean’s most stunning beaches, Queens Ext. Site located in the heart of downtown Flushing ideal for busy adult professionals looking to take their career to the next level by earning a graduate degree & finally Florida Extension Office

Why choose Monroe College?

The Monroe Advantage Plan
The Monroe Advantage Plan (MAP) allows students to participate in three full semesters a year, giving them a chance to earn their degree in just three years and still have plenty of vacation. Time off includes two weeks in December, two weeks in April and five weeks in the summer. With this advantage students graduate early and can move ahead with their careers. One can earn an associate degree in two years, and it is possible to complete a bachelor’s degree in less than three years! Statistically students who attend the College without interruption increase their chances of graduating on time by as much as 65%.

Fast Facts

  • According to US News & World Report, Monroe is the most affordable ranked private college in New York State. Tuition is about 50% less than the average private college in the U.S.
  • Monroe’s three-semester academic calendar allows students to graduate sooner. Monroe students can earn a bachelor’s degree in just three years.
  • A Monroe student attending three semesters per year has an on-time graduation rate above 65%.
  • Over 14,000 students have graduated from Monroe in the past five years.
  • 350 military veterans currently serving as students

Some of the Programs Offered:

Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Baking and Pastry
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Education
  • Health Services Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Services
  • Medical Administration
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Public Health

Undergraduate Programs

  • Business and Accounting Degrees
  • Criminal Justice Degrees
  • Education Degrees
  • Health & Human Services Degrees
  • Hospitality and Culinary Degrees
  • Information Technology Degrees
  • Nursing Degrees

King Graduate School

  • Master’s Accounting Degree
  • Master’s Computer Science Degree
  • Master’s Criminal Justice Degree
  • Master’s Hospitality Degree
  • MBA Degree
  • Master’s Public Health Degree

Life on Campus

  • Student Clubs – Monroe College Student Activities is one of the busiest at the College. With over 700 student members in over 50 clubs, there is always something to do on campus. In fact, there are over 130 activities planned per semester. No matter what your interests are, you’re likely to find others who share them.
  • Housing and Dining – Monroe College offers wonderful dining options at both its New Rochelle and Bronx campuses. Whether students are looking to grab a quick bite at the JAG on the Bronx campus or the Mustang Cafe in New Rochelle, the food is always fresh and delicious. Monroe College offers different housing options, each with a unique set of amenities. Students also have a choice of living in quads, triples, doubles or singles. Dormitory charges vary based on building and number of roommates.

Read More