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Colleges / Monroe College

Monroe College

Bronx, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%

Monroe College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Monroe College. The college admitted 60% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 3,670 applications received in 2023, 2,196 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Monroe College, the regular decision application deadline is August 31 and the fee for the application costs $35.

Monroe College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Monroe College's admissions stats.

Monroe College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Monroe College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Monroe College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 31

Want to Apply Early to Monroe College?

Monroe College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Monroe College?

Monroe College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Monroe College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Monroe College accepted 60% of all applicants, approximately 2,196 from 3,670 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Monroe College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Monroe College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Monroe College

Monroe College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Monroe College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Monroe College

Wondering what factors are considered by Monroe College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Class Rank Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Monroe College for more information on admission factors.

Monroe College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Monroe College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Monroe College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Monroe College?

Monroe College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Monroe College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Monroe College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Monroe College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Monroe College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Monroe College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Monroe College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Monroe College.

Does Monroe College accept transfer credits?

✅ Monroe College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Monroe College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Monroe College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Monroe College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Monroe College?

✅ Monroe College is not test optional.

What is Monroe College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Monroe College is 60%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Monroe College?

❌ Monroe College does not offer early decision.

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Monroe College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Monroe College? Monroe College is a somewhat selective institution. The Monroe College acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.


Monroe College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Monroe College is Aug 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Monroe College is Continuous processing.

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

Monroe College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Monroe College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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