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Monroe College, founded in 1933, was established by Mildred King. The main campus of the college is situated in Bronx, New York. The college also has other campuses in New Rochelle in New York and St. Lucia in the Caribbean. The college was named after James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States. Monroe offers a wide variety of degrees and certificate programs in diverse Course Topics and is comprised of the following academic units:

  • King Graduate School
  • Liberal Arts, Honors Program and Continuing Ed
  • School of Allied Health Professions
  • School of Business
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • School of General Studies
  • School of Hospitality Management & the Culinary Arts
  • School of Information Technology
The athletics department of Monroe College fields a number of men’s and women’s sports such as soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball, and track and field. They are nicknamed the Mustangs and are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Profile of Monroe College Main Campus

Monroe College is found in Bronx, NY. Bronx is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master s degree at Monroe College.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Monroe College is known for its programs in hospitality, business and management, office and administration, computer science and engineering, medical adminstration, and security and law enforcement.

Monroe College Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Student enrolment

Students numbered 4,677 in 2007 at the school. Monroe College has a large minority student population.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

Monroe College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management616business management, accounting, accounting technology
Security and Law Enforcement330criminal justice and police, criminal justice and administration
Medical Support and Technology281medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering143computer and info science
Medical Adminstration111 health services administration
office and Administration81office data entry
Hospitality78hospitality management
Cooking and Culinary Arts18culinary arts services

Contact: Monroe College

Monroe College Main Campus

Monroe College Way

Bronx, NY 10468

General Phone: (718) 933-6700


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