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Monroe College

Bronx, NY 4-Year Private

About Monroe College

Monroe College is a private school located in the urban setting of Bronx, NY

Founded in 1933, the institution currently enrolls around 6,531 students a year, including 5,739 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Monroe College

Acceptance rate: 49%

Average GPA: 2.84

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Monroe College's acceptance rate?

It is moderately difficult to get into Monroe College. Around 49 percent of all applicants to Monroe College are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Monroe College is 2.84 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Monroe College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 407 students who started at Monroe College as first-time freshman, 280 graduate within four years.

Around 77 percent of students who started at Monroe College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 95 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $2,968 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Monroe College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Monroe College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

2501 Jerome Avenue Bronx, NY 10468

Campus Setting: Urban

Monroe College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 26

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 26

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Monroe College is Aug 26.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Monroe College is Aug 26.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Monroe College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Monroe College is like? There are approximately 6,862 students enrolled at Monroe College, including 6,137 undergraduate students and 725 graduate students. 74% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from NY and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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