Monroe College

2501 Jerome Ave, New York City, United States
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Overview of Monroe College

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private for-profit

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,137
    • Men:2,246 (36.6%)
    • Women:3,891 (63.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Monroe College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2501 Jerome Avenue
City, State, Zip
Bronx, NY  10468
Phone
(718) 933-6700
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 26
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 3
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
Not reported
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Not reported
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
45% of 4,146 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 2,189 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 1,957 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,313 (70%) of 1,878 admitted students enrolled
Women
722 (71%) of 1,013 admitted students enrolled
Men
591 (68%) of 865 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $14,976 (49.91001799640072%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,130 (33.75991468372992%)
  • Other Expences: - $900 (2.9994001199760048%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,000 (13.330667199893355%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Monroe College accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 004799
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,063 (96.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,057 (99.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,056 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
326 (30.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$12,504
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,020 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,956
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 672 (63.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,018
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
4 (.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,573 (96.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,548 (99.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,546 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,719 (37.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$12,530
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,390 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,296
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,500 (77.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,451
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
14 (.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,913

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,134
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
40.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,335

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


219

Part-Time Faculty


252

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


5%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 49% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Not reported
Holdings
47,395

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
800
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Monroe College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


62.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (9)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Health Services Administration
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Public Health, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Hospitality Management
  • Public Health--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,418,733

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
160 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in New York City (LaGuardia)
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


13% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


87%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Junior College Athletic Association
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cheerleading

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Monroe College offers marching band, drama theatre, students in free enterprise (sife), creative campus club, multicultural student association, criminal justice club, poetry is truth

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,524

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,137
Women
3,891
Men
2,246

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 49.2% Black/African-American
  • 44.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 2.8% White
  • 1.9% Unknown

International Students


10.4% from 14 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


725

Student Resources

Study resources