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

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.

  • Early Start

    This program is designed for high school seniors who have been accepted and authorized to begin classes at Monroe College in the Fall. These students have the opportunity to take two college classes (6 credits) for three weeks of intensive study during August, prior to the start of the Fall semester. Students participating in the program will get an early start on their college classes, helping them graduate as soon as possible.   

    Sample course list

    To register for these classes, students must contact their admissions counselor.

    Course Name Course Description
    MG 101 Introduction to Business

    This introductory course analyzes the nature, form and structure of business organizations and fundamental business operations such as finance, human resources, information systems, marketing, and production of goods and services. 

    CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

    This course offers a comprehensive examination of the American Criminal Justice System and its components, including the duties of the police, courts, corrections, and the legislative and executive branches of government at both state and federal levels. 

    LA 122 Speech Communication 

    This course covers the fundamentals of communication: audience, message and channel.  Topics include interpersonal interaction, small group communication, and formal speech delivery.  Students will research, organize and present several speeches to the class. 

    IT 118 Integrated Business Applications

    This course examines the concepts and applications of Microsoft Office. Students will learn how to integrate word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation concepts, and tools to prepare for today’s information-based business environment. 


    Early Start Advantages

    • Students can earn 6 college credits before September. 
    • Early Start classes are offered at less than a 50% of a standard tuition – a savings of more than $1,500. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
    • Classes are taught by experienced Monroe College faculty and are applied toward the completion of your major. 
    • Students can meet and establish strong ties with other incoming freshman before the Fall semester begins. 
    • Students registered in this program are eligible for the Early Incentive Grant, which provides an additional grant each semester of their associate degree program. 
    • An intensive writing academy is available to improve writing skills.