Monroe College

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Monroe College Way

Bronx, NY 10468

Phone: (718) 933-6700
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#116 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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Monroe College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1933. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,615 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Monroe College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 116. Its tuition and fees are $13,236 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school): N/A

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School type proprietary, coed college
Year founded 1933
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Monroe College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 30. The application fee at Monroe College is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 59 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 59.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 30

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Monroe College is 17:1, and the school has 47.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Monroe College include: Business Administration and Management, General and Criminal Justice/Police Science. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
4-year graduation rate 53%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 23%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 16%

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Student Life

Monroe College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,615, with a gender distribution of 35.4 percent male students and 64.6 percent female students. At this school, 13 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 87 percent of students live off campus.

Total enrollment 6,991
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Monroe College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Monroe College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Monroe College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Monroe College, 90.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $11,944.

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Tuition and fees $13,236 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,100 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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