How to Apply - High School Students
We are delighted that you are applying to Monroe College. Outlined below are the steps required to apply to Monroe College. Before you submit your application, please review all the steps below.
- Go to our Online Application Portal and complete your application. This includes a 350 word essay describing why you would like to attend Monroe College.
- Upload, fax, email or drop-off in person copies of the following:
- Pay your $35 Admissions Fee. The college accepts online payments or you may pay in-person using a check, money order, certified bank draft, or cash.
- Set-up an interview appointment with an admissions counselor by calling 1-800-556-6676. An interview is required for every prospective student. Students who live outside of the New York City area may conduct their interview over the telephone. The admissions interview covers the following areas:
- Once you have been admitted to the college, you will also be required to submit Immunization Documents (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) * If not available, students may receive this at Monroe College before registration.
- High School Credentials: If you have already graduated High School, you must submit a copy of your High School diploma along with your high school transcript. If you are currently in high school, then you must submit your most recent transcript.
- Transfer Credit: If you are transferring credits from a previous college or university, you must submit official academic transcripts.
- SAT/AP Classes: These are optional, but are used to assess scholarship applicants as well as give advanced standing.
- A discussion of your educational goals, career goals and outside interests.
- An overview of each of the majors and their career opportunities
- An introduction to residential life housing for New Rochelle students only.
You will also need to take a placement test to determine the appropriate Math and English course you will take at college.
Finally, you will also be given an appointment for registration and freshmen day before the semester begins. At these sessions, students will:
- Attend a matriculation ceremony to the college
- Receive their first semester schedule from the Student Services office
- Pick up their books at the Monroe bookstore
- Meet staff and faculty at the college
- Meet their fellow classmates
- Tour the different buildings of the college