Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.
Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.
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.
Monroe College’s nursing curriculum prepares students with the requisite knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to provide safe, quality care in a variety of health care settings. Our program incorporates the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Healthcare Core Competencies/, Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN), which establishes the standard for nurses to provide patient-centered care, work on interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence-based practice, and apply quality improvement and use of informatics.
Nursing students have the opportunity to enter into a 3-year program, allowing them to obtain their PN certificate in the first year, associate degree in Registered Nursing their second year, and a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing their third year.
Applicants who are currently Licensed Practical Nurses or Licensed Registered Nurses can enter directly into the second year RN program or the Baccalaureate program, respectively.
Additionally, Monroe College’s School of Nursing is a member of the NLN-National League for Nursing, AACN-American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and INACSL-International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning. These organizations offer faculty development, networking, testing and assessment, grants, and public policy initiatives to its members.
Our most recent nursing graduates have performed well on the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination).
First Time Pass Rates for 2016 Graduates
Admission to all of our nursing programs is highly competitive.
Please find below important information on the application process, along with the minimum requirements for the Practical Nursing Program, Associate in Applied Science Registered Nursing Program and Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing.
Monroe College requires all applicants to our Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program to attend an information session located at the Bronx Campus in the King Hall Admissions Office. During the session, admissions counselors will address applicants’ questions pertaining to the ATI TEAS exam, score qualifications, and other requirements necessary for admission.
LPN to RN Option for Non-Monroe Grads:
Applicants for admission to the RN program should contact the Welcome Center 646-393-8979 to set up an appointment for an information session in King Hall Admissions. Please note: applicants will need to bring copies of their transcripts for review to this appointment.
Requirements include, but are not limited to:
RN to BS Option for Non-Monroe Grads
Applicants for admission to the BSN program should contact the School of Nursing at 646-393-8620 to schedule an interview with the School of Nursing. Please note: applicants will need to bring copies of their transcripts for review to this interview.