Monroe Community College

Rochester, NY 14623
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Monroe Community College is one of the thirty-seven public 2-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in a suburb, in Rochester.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 12,907 students attend the school. Every year 21% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Monroe Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,280, and fees were $859. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,560 and $859 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students12,907
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 19 83
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1975 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

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$179/credit
In State Students$179/credit
Out of State Students$358/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $8,055 $8,055 $16,110
ADN 70 $12,530 $12,530 $25,060
BSN 125 $22,375 $22,375 $44,750
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, 83% of Monroe Community 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 61% $4,411
Other Federal Grant 4% $962
State Grant & Scholarships 73% $2,196
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 11% $1,951
Federal Student Loans 37% $3,996
Private Loans 1% $6,806


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$4,656
$30,001 to $48,000$6,006
$48,001 to $75,000$9,777
$75,001 to $110,000$11,867
Over $110,000$12,464

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Monroe Community College
1000 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623

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