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Get the facts about Monroe College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Monroe College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Monroe College was awarded 62 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Monroe College as #1,230 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Monroe College also holds the #112 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Monroe College?

Acceptance Rate

Monroe College has an acceptance rate of 52%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Monroe College.

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Monroe College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Monroe College, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Monroe College is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Monroe College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Monroe College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Monroe College for first-time, full-time students is 54%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  54 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Monroe College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,678 undergraduates at Monroe College with 4,507 being full-time and 1,171 being part-time.

Monroe College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Monroe College is 60.77 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.77 out of 100
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How Much Does Monroe College Cost?

The overall average net price of Monroe College is $11,128. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Monroe College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,013 $10,935 $13,284 $16,761 $17,873

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Monroe College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do Monroe College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Monroe College make around $30,300 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 24% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Monroe College make the most money.

Location of Monroe College

Located in Bronx, New York, Monroe College is a private for-profit institution. The location of Monroe College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Monroe College

Contact details for Monroe College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2501 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: 718-933-6700

Monroe College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from Monroe College. Of these students, 2,091 received undergraduate degrees and 351 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Public Health 219 $33,700
Criminal Justice & Corrections 203 $29,600
Business Administration & Management 167 $36,100
Computer Information Systems 111 $36,400
Hospitality Management 102 $30,100
Accounting 74 $35,700
Human Services 63 NA
Nursing 21 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 19 $25,800
Health & Physical Education 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Monroe College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Monroe College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,705 students took at least one online class at Monroe College. This is an increase from the 1,430 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,705 708
2016-2017 1,430 556
2015-2016 1,698 654
2014-2015 1,524 638
2013-2014 1,668 640

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Notes and 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.


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