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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.

4,162 Full-Time Undergraduates
$14,796 Avg In-State Tuition

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Monroe College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Online Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Culinary Arts Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#49 Most Popular Allied Health Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Monroe College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Medical Office Management/Administration Schools College Factual
#12 Best Culinary Arts/Chef Training Schools College Factual
#17 Best Culinary Arts Schools College Factual
#26 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Nursing Degree Search
#26 Best Personal & Culinary Services Schools College Factual
#106 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Schools College Factual

Where Is Monroe College?


Contact details for Monroe College are given below.

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

Can I Afford Monroe College?

$14,796 In-State Tuition
40% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate
During the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time students at Monroe College paid $624 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $14,796 $14,796
Fees $1,560 $1,560
Books and Supplies $900 $900
On Campus Room and Board $11,300 $11,300
On Campus Other Expenses $4,800 $4,800

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 College, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $4,972 a year. That adds up to $19,888 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Monroe College is 5.3%. 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.

Monroe College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,162 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,739 undergraduate students at Monroe College, with 4,162 being full-time and 1,577 being part-time.


There are also 802 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,162 full-time undergraduates at Monroe College, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 76
Black or African American 1,709
Hispanic or Latino 1,858
White 132
International Students 344
Other Races/Ethnicities 43

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Monroe College. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 104 countries are represented at Monroe College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Jamaica.

Online Learning at Monroe College

1,121 Took All Classes Online
2,533 Took At Least One Class Online
16.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 11 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at Monroe College. In 2019-2020, 2,533 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 5th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Monroe College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Monroe College was 16.1%. This is the #1,036 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Monroe College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Medical Office Management/Administration #19
Health & Medical Administrative Services #403

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 College Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Medical Office Management/Administration 82 0 82
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 68 0 68
Medical/Clinical Assistant 54 0 54
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 51 0 51
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 31 31
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 10 0 10
TOTAL 265 31 296


*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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