Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.
Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.
The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.
Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.
Monroe College has one of the largest veteran populations of any college in the New York Metropolitan area. In fact, we were recognized by U.S. News& World Report as having one of the best online bachelor’s degree programs for veterans in the nation.
With a staff of Military Benefit Specialists, Veterans Admissions Counselors and a Director of Military Affairs that oversees the school’s Office of Veterans Affairs, Monroe is committed to guiding veterans through the application process, helping them take advantage of the benefits and financial aid options available to them.
Monroe waives the entrance fee for veterans accepted into the school, and enables those who are completing all of their classes online to qualify for housing stipends of up to $673 per month for full-time enrollment.
Additionally, the GI Bill makes it possible for many veterans to attend Monroe College for free (i.e. no tuition, no book costs, housing costs or fees). With a unique three-semester calendar, veterans can receive housing benefits year round, as well as receive their degree faster than they would at other institutions.
Important Deadlines for Spring 2016 Admission
Monroe College accepts applications on a rolling basis. However, students accepted prior to January 31st are reviewed first for academic scholarships and institutional grants. After March 31st, Scholarships and grants are awarded based on the available budget.
Important Deadlines for Fall 2016 Admission
*Students wishing to begin their college experience early, may begin the Early Start semester on Monday, August 8th.
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Overview of Transfer
Policy & Admissions Process
Before veterans submit an application, please review our
transfer policy outlined below followed by step-by-step application
Monroe College is a member of Service Members Opportunity
Colleges (SOC) and The Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAP). We accept
American Council on Education (ACE) recommended credit for:
Veterans may also receive
Step 1: Online Application & Personal Essay
Veterans 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, veterans
will need to provide the Monroe College admissions office at either campus
location with the following:
Step 3: Admissions
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.
Step 4: Financial Aid
& Veteran Benefits
Many veterans who are eligible for the GI Bill can attend
Monroe College for free. During the admissions interview, a Monroe admissions
counselor will guide veterans through the benefits that are available to them and
the financial aid process.
Below is a list of some of the most important information
and documents veterans will need:
Required Personal Documents:
Proof of Income Documents (one or more may be required):
For further information about veteran
educational benefits, please contact Monroe’s Veterans Affairs Liaison Allen
Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 5: Placement Test & Registration
Once students have been
accepted to the college, they will need to take a one-hour placement test to
determine the appropriate Math and English courses for enrollment. They will
also be given an appointment for registration and “freshmen day” before the