Monroe College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,896

2.48% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,280

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.18%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

52.2%

5,046 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

6,310

72.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

73.6%

270 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 (262 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (201 degrees), and Health Services Administration (174 degrees).

In 2017, 2,609 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Monroe College. 65% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (1,060 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (952 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe College is $13,896, which is $-6,837 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe College is $13,896, which is $-6,837 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,280.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,896

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Monroe College was $13,896. The cost of tuition at Monroe College is $-6,837 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,280

2017 Value

2.06%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Monroe College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,280. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Monroe College grew by 2.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,385

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Monroe College was of $6,385 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 6.42% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Monroe College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 6.38% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.

4.18%

2016 Default Rate

125

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Monroe College was 4.18%, which represents 125 out of the 2991 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 5,046 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.08% annual decline. Out of those 5,046 applicants, 2,635 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.2% acceptance rate.

There were 6,310 students enrolled at Monroe College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Monroe College has an overall enrollment yield of 39.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,635

Accepted Out of 5,046

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Monroe College was 52.2% (2,635 admissions from 5,046 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 53.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.08%, while admissions declined by -3.69%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Monroe College has a total enrollment of 6,310 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe College is 4,560 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,750. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at Monroe College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Monroe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.6% Black or African American, 36.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.47% White, 2.12% Asian, 0.491% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.333% 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 (25.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (24.1%) and Black or African American Male (16.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (10.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (5.53%) and Black or African American Male (5.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Monroe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,310 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe College is 4,560 and the part-time enrollment is 1,750. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at Monroe College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

2017 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Monroe College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    2,561

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,321

  3. White

    156

The enrolled student population at Monroe College is 40.6% Black or African American, 36.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.47% White, 2.12% Asian, 0.491% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.333% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 126 students (2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 783 more women than men received degrees from Monroe College. The majority of degree recipients at Monroe College are black or african american (1,060 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (952 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Monroe College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (262 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (201 degrees) and Health Services Administration (174 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 (602 degrees awarded), Business (1,022 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 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 (1,389,068 people), Accountants & auditors (1,117,707 people), Other managers (742,332 people), Software developers (513,593 people), and Financial managers (441,407 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (602 degrees awarded), Business (1,022 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (97 degrees), and Health (597 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Monroe College are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (602 degrees awarded), Business (1,022 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (97 degrees), and Health (597 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Monroe College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,757,432 people), Computer Systems Design (873,611 people), Elementary & secondary schools (720,221 people), Banking & related activities (553,641 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (507,318 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe College are Protective Services (602 degrees awarded), Business (1,022 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (97 degrees), and Health (597 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 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Monroe College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 262 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 913

  2. 1,696

In 2017, 913 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe College, which is 0.538 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,696).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 328 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.901 times less than the 364 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 364 degrees were awarded to women at Monroe College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.11 times more than the 328 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 54% of students graduating from Monroe College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Monroe College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.37% of graduates (1 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

    1,060 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    952 degrees awarded

  3. White

    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Monroe College is black or african american (1,060 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (952 degrees).

1.23% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    712 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    665 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    348 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Monroe College is black or african american female (712 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (665 degrees).

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Operations

Monroe College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $417k (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Monroe College had a total salary expenditure of $101M. Monroe College employs 210 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Monroe College are Female Instructors (120), Male Instructors(90), 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 148 employees, Service, with 70 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Monroe College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 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 2017, 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

$44.2M

2017 Salaries

7.67%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Monroe College paid a median of $44.2M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($101M) and a 7.67% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.19% decline from 2015 and a 2.88% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.7M

Instructional Salaries

210

Number of Employees

In 2017, Monroe College paid a total of $14.7M to 210 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

210 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

148 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Monroe College were Instructor with 210 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 148 employees; Service with 70 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Monroe College was Female Instructor with 120 employees, Male Instructor with 90 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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