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 Site is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.
School of Culinary Arts
It all started with a trip to Italy that Kat Taveras decided not to take. As a top Monroe culinary student she was given the opportunity to spend a semester studying in Tuscany. But while other kids clamored for a spot on the plane, Katherine headed back to the campus kitchens to watch Dean Frank Costantino grill his culinary competition team.
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The Monroe Advantage Plan (MAP) is a program that allows students to participate in three full semesters a year, giving them a chance to earn their degree in just three years and still have plenty of vacation. Time off includes two weeks in December, two weeks in April and five weeks in the summer.
By attending three semesters per year, Monroe students graduate sooner and can move ahead with their careers. You can earn an associate degree in two years, and it is possible to complete a bachelor’s degree in less than three years! Statistics show that students who attend the College without interruption increase their chances of graduating on time by as much as 65%.
MAP is also your key to an affordable college education. Monroe scholarships and grants are awarded to students each semester who maintain good academic standing and continue their registration for consecutive semesters. Attending Monroe for three semesters each year is the answer to maintaining an affordable tuition plan. Additionally, new institutional aid rules may impact students who do not enroll for all three semesters each year.
Monroe offers rigorous academic programs and has superior outcomes. In fact, the College awards the greatest number of undergraduate diplomas to minority students of any college or university in New York. Monroe has been recognized repeatedly in independent assessments for the personal attention our students receive.
Transfer PolicyMonroe College's transfer policy provides an opportunity for students with various types of prior education to transfer credit to their program of study based on evaluation by the Office of the Registrar in collaboration with the appropriate School Dean. There are many ways prospective students may have earned credit. These are the following ways students can earn transfer credits.Previous EducationStudents who have previously attended an accredited degree granting college or university may transfer up to 30 credits toward an Associate Degree or up to 90 credits into the Bachelor's Degree program based on the applicability to their program of study. Evaluations of transfer credits are contingent upon receipt of official transcripts from prior schools.Non-Traditional EducationStudents may receive credit for courses taken as part of the Police or Corrections Academies Training and for additional course work taken post graduation based on evaluation by the Office of the Registrar in collaboration with the appropriate School Dean.Monroe College accepts for transfer credit military experience and training based on the American Council on Education’s recommendations and the students program of study.The college also evaluates other non-traditional training programs and may accept transfer credit based on the American Council on Education’s recommendations and the students program of study.Credit by ExaminationMonroe grants credit earned through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), the Advanced Placement Program and other examinations based on the students program of study.Prior Learning ExperienceStudents with relevant work experience, primarily adult and returning students may receive up to 12 credits for Prior Learning Experience based on their work history and relevance to their field of study. The final credit approval is contingent upon administrative approval and evaluation by the appropriate School Dean.How to take a CLEP exam
Just be sure to enroll for all three semesters. You will save time and money—and reach your goal sooner. To learn more about the Monroe Advantage Program, contact the student services representative at your selected campus:Bronx CampusStudent Services, Dean Mark Sonnenstein 2501 Jerome AvenueTel: (718) 933-6700Bronx Bachelor’s Program, Dean Goldstein 2468 Jerome AvenueTel: (646) 393-8304 Online StudentsKameil Bennett 2432 Jerome Avenue, BronxTel: (646) 393-8580