Monroe College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,760
3.02% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,468
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.4%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
48%
6,793 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
6,517
76.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
73.4%
342 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 (203 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (167 degrees), and Health Services Administration (146 degrees).

In 2019, 2,481 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Monroe College. 65.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (992 degrees), 1.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (932 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe College is $14,760, which is $−7,266 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe College is $14,760, which is $−7,266 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,468.

In 2019, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,760
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Monroe College was $14,760. The cost of tuition at Monroe College is $−7,266 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$11,468
2019 Value
1.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Monroe College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,468. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Monroe College grew by 1.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,025
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Monroe College was of $7,025 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 6.2% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Monroe College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.2% with respect to 2018, when 91% 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.
5.4%
2017 Default Rate
160
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Monroe College was 5.4%, which represents 160 out of the 2963 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 6,793 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.13% annual growth. Out of those 6,793 applicants, 3,260 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48% acceptance rate.

There were 6,517 students enrolled at Monroe College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Monroe College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,260
Accepted Out of 6,793

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Monroe College was 48% (3,260 admissions from 6,793 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 43.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 1.13%, while admissions grew by 10.6%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Monroe College has a total enrollment of 6,517 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe College is 4,974 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,543. This means that 76.3% of students enrolled at Monroe College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Monroe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.9% Hispanic or Latino, 39.8% Black or African American, 3.05% White, 2.35% Asian, 0.476% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.199% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Monroe College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (27.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (24%) and Black or African American Male (17.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (11.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (7.71%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Monroe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,517 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe College is 4,974 and the part-time enrollment is 1,543. This means that 76.3% of students enrolled at Monroe College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2019 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 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Monroe College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,603
  2. Black or African American
    2,597
  3. White
    199

The enrolled student population at Monroe College is 39.9% Hispanic or Latino, 39.8% Black or African American, 3.05% White, 2.35% Asian, 0.476% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.199% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 10 students (0.153%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 791 more women than men received degrees from Monroe College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Monroe College is black or african american (992 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (932 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Monroe College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (203 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (167 degrees) and Health Services Administration (146 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 (479 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (162 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 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 Accountants & auditors (1,001,192 people), Other managers (817,775 people), Software developers (631,266 people), Financial managers (508,816 people), and Chief executives & legislators (399,053 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (479 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (162 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (260 degrees), and Business (800 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 Surgeons, Physicians, Public relations specialists, Architectural & engineering managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (479 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (162 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (260 degrees), and Business (800 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 Computer Systems Design (987,360 people), Elementary & secondary schools (660,306 people), Banking & related activities (544,939 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (522,968 people), and Insurance carriers (481,537 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (479 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (162 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (260 degrees), and Business (800 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.
Most Common
  1. 203 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 167 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 146 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Monroe College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 203 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

845
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,636
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 845 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe College, which is 0.517 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,636).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 201 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.611 times less than the 329 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 329 degrees were awarded to women at Monroe College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.64 times more than the 201 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
74%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 65% of students graduating from Monroe College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 74% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Monroe College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.34% of graduates (8 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
    992 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    932 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Monroe College is black or african american (992 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (932 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    696 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    619 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    313 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Monroe College is black or african american female (696 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (619 degrees).

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Operations

Monroe College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $306k (NaNk%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Monroe College had a total salary expenditure of $99.7M. Monroe College employs 233 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Monroe College are Female Instructors (137), Male Instructors(96), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 140 employees, Service, with 58 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Monroe College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Monroe College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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 2019, 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

Salary Expenditure

$44.9M
2019 Salaries
3.77%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Monroe College paid a median of $44.9M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($99.7M) and a 3.77% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.12% decline from 2017 and a 7.67% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.1M
Instructional Salaries
233
Number of Employees

In 2019, Monroe College paid a total of $17.1M to 233 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
233 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
140 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Monroe College were Instructor with 233 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 140 employees; Service with 58 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Monroe College was Female Instructor with 137 employees, Male Instructor with 96 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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