Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.

Queens Ext. Site

Monroe's Queens Extension Site is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • About Monroe College

    Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future. Monroe is recognized as a leader in providing a focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. Monroe offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs.

    The College stands out for many reasons, and one of those reasons is the faculty. Monroe faculty are more than just professors—they are mentors, motivators and members of the Monroe family. Even more, each professor brings invaluable experience into the classroom.  Whether they are former NYPD detectives, business leaders, chefs or nurses, Monroe professors make sure their students benefit from their practical knowledge. At Monroe, there are no huge lecture halls. Because classes are small, instruction is personalized and professors know their students by name. It’s one of the main reasons our students do well—there’s always a professor who will arrive early or stay late to help a student understand and learn. Because of their dedication, Monroe faculty receive over a 90% positive rating on student surveys.


    • Ranked ‘Most Affordable Private College in New York State’ by U.S. News and World Report
    • Online bachelor’s degree program ranked third in New York State by U.S. News and World Report
    • 350 military veterans currently serve as students
    • 75 countries represented at Monroe
    • 14,000 students have graduated over the last 5 years
    • $12,000,000 in scholarships and grants were provided to students in 2013
    • Ranked among top 100 (#62) Universities conferring master’s degrees by Washington Monthly magazine

  • Recent News

    Miss USA talks values, empowerment, and self-defense at Monroe College

    May 26, 2015

    The reigning Miss USA beauty queen, Nia Sanchez, visited the Monroe College Bronx campus on Tuesday, May 26 and spread important messages about self-confidence and empowerment. A fourth-degree black-belt in Taekwondo, she also gave a demonstration in self-defense. In return, the Monroe students presented her with a basket of Monroe Mustangs souvenirs. Read More...

    Monroe College Culinary Arts Student Selected to Participate in National ACF Student Chef of the Year Competition in August

    May 18, 2015

    Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that culinary arts student Rossella Cangialosi has been chosen to compete in the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) National Student Chef of the Year Competition, held in Orlando on August 1-2. Read More...

    Monroe College Students Spent Spring Break on Medical Mission to Jamaica

    April 26, 2015

    Students and faculty from Monroe’s School of Allied Health Professions traveled to Moneague, Jamaica during spring break to provide medical assistance and health education to local residents Read More...

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