Monroe College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,560

2.36% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,032

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.91%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

53.1%

5,153 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,823

72.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

70.9%

293 Graduates

About

Monroe College is a higher education institution located in Bronx County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Monroe College were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (270 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (206 degrees), and Health Services Administration (200 degrees).

In 2016, 2,631 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Monroe College. 66.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (1,189 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1026 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe College is $13,560, which is $-6,600 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe College is $13,560, which is $-6,600 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,032.

In 2016, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,560

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Monroe College was $13,560. The cost of tuition at Monroe College is $-6,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,032

2016 Value

2.88%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Monroe College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,032. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Monroe College grew by 2.88%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,000

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Monroe College was of $6,000 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 1.69% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Monroe College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.17% with respect to 2015, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.91%

2015 Default Rate

120

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Monroe College was 3.91%, which represents 120 out of the 3068 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Monroe College received 5,153 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 24.3% annual growth. Out of those 5,153 applicants, 2,736 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.1% acceptance rate.

There were 6,823 students enrolled at Monroe College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Monroe College has an overall enrollment yield of 44.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,736

Accepted Out of 5,153

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Monroe College was 53.1% (2,736 admissions from 5,153 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 45.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 24.3%, while admissions grew by 45.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Monroe College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Monroe College has a total enrollment of 6,823 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe College is 4,973 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,850. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Monroe College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Monroe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42% Black or African American, 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.51% White, 1.86% Asian, 0.396% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.293% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Monroe College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (27.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.8%) and Black or African American Male (16.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (10.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (5.66%) and Black or African American Male (5.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Monroe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,823 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe College is 4,973 and the part-time enrollment is 1,850. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Monroe College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Monroe College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Monroe College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    2,866

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,298

  3. White

    171

The enrolled student population at Monroe College is 42% Black or African American, 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.51% White, 1.86% Asian, 0.396% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.293% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 161 students (2.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 857 more women than men received degrees from Monroe College. The majority of degree recipients at Monroe College are black or african american (1,189 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1026 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Monroe College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (270 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (206 degrees) and Health Services Administration (200 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Monroe College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (688 degrees awarded), Business (950 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (165 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Monroe College are Registered nurses (1,308,751 people), Accountants & auditors (1,100,142 people), Miscellaneous managers (860,099 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (512,232 people), and Financial managers (437,307 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (688 degrees awarded), Business (950 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (165 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (125 degrees), and Health (676 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Monroe College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (688 degrees awarded), Business (950 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (165 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (125 degrees), and Health (676 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Monroe College are Hospitals (1,743,508 people), Computer Systems Design (870,797 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (668,645 people), Elementary & secondary schools (667,779 people), and Banking & related activities (538,207 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (688 degrees awarded), Business (950 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (165 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (125 degrees), and Health (676 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Monroe College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Monroe College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 270 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 887

  2. 1,744

In 2016, 887 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe College, which is 0.509 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,744).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 245 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.763 times less than the 321 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 321 degrees were awarded to women at Monroe College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.31 times more than the 245 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 57% of students graduating from Monroe College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Monroe College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.44% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,189 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,026 degrees awarded

  3. White

    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Monroe College is black or african american (1,189 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1026 degrees).

0.076% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    795 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    701 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    394 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Monroe College is black or african american female (795 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (701 degrees).

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Operations

Monroe College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $518k (N/A%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Monroe College had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $51.6M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

Monroe College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Monroe College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 153 employees, Service, with 67 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Monroe College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Monroe College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Monroe College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$51.6M

Salary Expenditure

$105M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Monroe College had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $51.6M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Monroe College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$51.6M

2015 Salaries

2.88%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Monroe College paid a median of $51.6M in salaries, which represents 49.2% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 2.88% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.9M

Instructional Salaries

219

Number of Employees

In 2015, Monroe College paid a total of $15.9M to 219 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

153 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 153 employees; Service with 67 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Monroe College.

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