Monroe College

Bronx, NY 10468
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Monroe College is one of the eighteen private, for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in an urban area, in Bronx.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,310 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,045 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 773 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 74%). Every year 53% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Monroe College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $13,896, and fees were $1,080. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,896 and $1,080 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students6,310
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 22
Bachelor's degree 3 9
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 7 35
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 93.1%
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1990 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$579/credit
In State Students$579/credit
Out of State Students$579/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$816/credit
In State Students$816/credit
Out of State Students$816/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $26,055 $26,055 $26,055
ADN 70 $40,530 $40,530 $40,530
BSN 125 $72,375 $72,375 $72,375
FNP 50 $40,800 $40,800 $40,800
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Monroe College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 76% $4,920
Other Federal Grant 25% $748
State Grant & Scholarships 67% $3,714
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 91% $4,335
Federal Student Loans 58% $4,775
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,612
$30,001 to $48,000$11,834
$48,001 to $75,000$14,954
$75,001 to $110,000$16,976
Over $110,000$18,183

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Monroe College
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468

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