Bronx

Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

Located on the Vide Boutielle Highway, Monroe College’s St. Lucia campus offers a practical education designed to give students a competitive edge in the workplace.

  • Transfer Students

    Monroe offers students numerous ways to transfer credit into their program.  You will be provided a clear evaluation of all of your transfer credit prior to the start of your program.  Students can earn credit in the following ways:

    Previous Education 

    Students may transfer up to 30 credits toward an Associate Degree or up to 90 credits into the Bachelor’s Degree program from an accredited degree-granting college or university.  

    Non-traditional Education

    Students can earn credit if they: 

    • Have taken courses as part of the Police or Corrections Academies Training
    • Have military experience and training based on the American Council on Education’s recommendations and the students program of study 

    Credit By Examination

    Monroe grants credit earned through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), the Advanced Placement Program and other examinations based on the students program of study. Students can make a reservation to take a CLEP exam by clicking here.

    Work Experience

    Adult and returning students with relevant work history may receive up to 12 credits for prior learning experience 

    Admissions Process


    Step 1:  Online Application & Personal Essay

    Students will need to complete and submit an online application, which includes a personal essay. 

    Step 2:  Submit Credentials

    After completing and submitting the online application, students will need to provide the Monroe College admissions office at either campus location with the following:

    • High School Transcript or Diploma (if a student is transferring from a previous college or university, he/she must submit an official academic transcript)
    • Transfer Credit (if students are transferring credits from a previous institution, they must submit official academic transcripts)
    • $35 Admissions Fee (we accept check, money order, certified bank draft or cash)
    • Professional References (direct admit bachelor’s students must submit two letters of recommendation)
    • SAT scores (only required for students interested in scholarship consideration) 

    Step 3: Admissions Interview

    To complete the application, students will need to schedule an interview with an admissions counselor from Monroe College to discuss their educational goals, career aspirations and outside interests. Students who live outside of the New York City Metropolitan area may conduct their interview over the phone. Please call the campus of your choice to schedule an interview after completing steps one and two. 

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