Monroe College is a private, proprietary institution founded nearly 90 years ago by members of the Jerome family, who continue to lead it today.
We are a recognized leader in urban and international education, and are proud of our innovative programs to increase college access, affordability, and completion outcomes, especially among first-generation students, and for the national recognition received for our strong impact on graduates’ social mobility.
Monroe educates 8,000 students each year, offering Certificate, Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs from New York campuses in the Bronx and New Rochelle, as well as in the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia. Students may also pursue degree programs through Monroe Online.
Programs are offered through Schools of Allied Health Professions, Business and Accounting, Criminal and Social Justice, Education, Hospitality Management, Information Technology, and Nursing, as well as through its King Graduate School. Liberal arts and continuing education programs are also available.
Latest News Releases
March 15, 2023:
Aspiring Future Chefs Taste Victory at Monroe College’s Annual “America’s Best High School Chef” Competition
March 13, 2023:
Monroe College Hosts Young Women from Area High Schools for Powerful “My Sister’s Keeper” Program Designed to Inspire and Motivate
October 17, 2022:
Monroe College Celebrates the Class of 2022 and 2021 at Annual Commencement Ceremony for Saint Lucia Campus Graduates
August 15, 2022:
Culinary Competition Team from Monroe College’s Culinary Institute of New York Wins 2022 ACF National Student Team Championship
June 15, 2022:
Monroe College Confers Degrees on 2,357 Students Representing 75 Countries at 89th Annual Commencement
June 6, 2022:
Monroe College Helps More than 100 Local Residents Secure New Jobs Aboard Cruise Ships at College’s Largest Job Fair Event Ever Held in St. Lucia
April 22, 2022:
Special Event to Be Held Tonight in New York to Expand Monroe College’s Innovative Program with SEED Project to Increase Educational Opportunities for Students in Africa
April 6, 2022:
Monroe College Holds 13th Annual “America’s Best High School Chef” Competition for Aspiring Chefs and Pâtissiers
November 23, 2021:
Monroe College Expands Collaboration with Government of Antigua and Barbuda to Create New Academic and Vocational Training Opportunities for Local Residents
November 17, 2021:
Monroe College Hosts “Sisters In Law: Rising as We Climb” Event to Motivate and Empower Young Women of Color to Chase their Personal, Academic, and Professional Dreams
November 10, 2021:
Monroe College Hosts Special Male Empowerment “My Brother’s Keeper” Townhall Today for Area High School Students
September 6, 2021:
Monroe College and SEED Project Announce Innovative Program to Increase College Access and Affordability for Students in Africa
July 8, 2021:
Monroe College's School of Education Earns Prestigious CAEP Accreditation
June 15, 2021:
Monroe College Confers Degrees at 88th Annual Commencement
February 2, 2021:
Monroe College Launches Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Justice to Provide Civics Education, Social Justice Programming, Mentorship and Community Outreach
October 22, 2020:
Monroe College Celebrates the Class of 2020 at Annual Commencement Ceremony for St. Lucia Campus Graduates
October 22, 2020: Monroe College Hosts “DiVA Talk 2020: Boots on the Ground” Virtual Event to Address Domestic Violence
October 21, 2020:
Monroe College Launches Au Pair Academy to Provide Special Academic and Cultural Enrichment Courses to Meet the Needs of Busy Au Pairs
June 17, 2020:
Monroe College Confers 2,457 Degrees at 87th Annual Commencement
May 12, 2020:
Monroe College Distributes $2.6 Million in First Round of CARES Act Emergency Relief Grants for Struggling Students
April 5, 2020:
Monroe College Postpones 2020 Commencement Until the Fall
March 11, 2020:
Monroe College Transitions On-Campus Classes to Online Format
November 15, 2019:
Monroe College Welcomes Education Leaders at 3rd Annual Beating the Odds, Building Opportunities for Students in Poverty Conference
October 22, 2019:
Monroe College Students, Faculty, and Staff Lend a Helping Hand to Neighboring Communities
October 16, 2019:
Monroe College Celebrates the Class of 2019 at Annual Commencement for St. Lucia Campus Graduates
October 3, 2019:
Monroe College Hosts “DiVA Talk 2019" Town Hall on Domestic Violence
June 25, 2019:
Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year
Our Core Values
Outcomes drive us.
We are committed to remaining a national leader in delivering strong outcomes for students and always strive for continuous improvement.
Integrity guides us.
Honesty, transparency, accountability, and fairness are the bedrock of our work.
Relationships define us.
We build strong personal connections among students, faculty, and staff, as well as with external educational, corporate, and community partners.