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.


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

  • High School Admissions

    Located just a short distance from one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, Monroe College offers a real world learning experience, ensuring that students are equipped with the requisite skills and knowledge to succeed post-graduation in their chosen field of study. Students are warmly welcomed by a faculty and staff who are committed to helping them receive the support and assistance they need to succeed on both an academic and personal level. Our goal is to challenge and inspire you in a supportive academic environment that prepares you for a fulfilling, long-term career.                             

  • Admissions Deadlines for High School Students applying for Fall 2018

    Admission PlanFor WhomWhen to Apply Notification from Monroe CollegeApplicant’s Decision Date
    Early Action I for Presidential Partnership schools  If you are a high school student applying for Fall 18 from a designated Presidential Partnership school.   by Dec. 1 by Dec. 15 May 1
    Early Action II                            If you are a high school student applying for Fall 18 who would like to be considered for Monroe College’s academic scholarships or institutional grants. by Feb. 15 by Mar. 15 May 1
    Regular Decision If you are a high school student who is applying for Fall 2018. by Apr. 2 By Apr. 16 May 1

  • Overview of Admissions Process

    Before you submit your application, please review the steps outlined below.

    Step 1:  Online Application & Essay

    You will need to complete and submit an online application, which includes a personal essay.

    Step 2:  Submit Credentials

    After completing and submitting your online application, you will need to provide the Monroe College admissions office at either campus location with the following:

    • High School Transcript or Diploma (if you are transferring from a previous college or university, you must submit an official academic transcript)
    • $35 Admissions Fee (we accept check, money order, certified bank draft or cash)
    • Professional References (direct admit bachelor’s students must submit two letters of recommendation)
    • SAT scores (only required for students interested in scholarship consideration)

    Step 3: Admissions Interview

    To complete your application, you will need to schedule an interview with an admissions counselor from Monroe College to discuss your educational goals, career aspirations and outside interests. Students who live outside of the New York City Metropolitan area may conduct their interview over the phone. Please call the campus of your choice to schedule an interview after completing steps one and two. 

    Step 4: Financial Aid

    Many of our students receive some form of financial assistance from merit-based scholarships to government grants and loans. During your admissions interview, a Monroe admissions counselor will guide you through the financial aid process. Below is a list of some of the most important information and documents you’ll need:

    To Know:
    • Prospective students to Monroe College can qualify for New York State TAP (Tuition Assistance Program) and the Federal PELL grant
    • Monroe's Federal Financial Aid School Code is 004799
    • Monroe TAP code is 7518
    Required Personal Documents:
    • Documentation of birth (birth certificate, driver’s license and passport are all acceptable)
    • Social Security Card
    • Immunization documents (measles, mumps and rubella; if not available, students may receive this at Monroe College before registration)
    • Alien Registration Card or Green Card (for legal nonresidents)
    Proof of Income Documents (one or more may be required):
    • SIGNED Federal and State Returns for previous year and W-2
    • W-2 Statement & SIGNED Affidavit of Income (if tax forms were not filed)
    • Final Pay Stubs & SIGNED Affidavit of Income (if tax forms were not filed)
    • Proof of Unemployment Insurance (form 1099-G)
    • Current P.A. (Public Assistance) Budget Printout and Medicaid Cards
    • SIGNED Affirmation of Non-Taxable Income
    • SSA or SSI Award Letters for previous and current years
    • Statement of Financial Support

    For more information about tuition and financial aid benefits at Monroe, please visit our Financial Aid section.

    Step 5: Placement Test & Registration 

    Once students have been accepted to the college, they will need to take a one-hour placement test to determine the appropriate Math and English courses for enrollment. They will also be given an appointment for registration and “freshmen day” before the semester begins.