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.

  • Active Duty Military

    Please note: Military students should contact their assigned Educational Services Officer at their duty station prior to registration

    Monroe understands the flexibility you need

    For years, Monroe has built schedules to fit non-traditional learners. Monroe online provides the most flexibility. You’ll receive the same real world education that is the hallmark of a Monroe College while being able to complete your classes anytime.

    A dedicated Office of Veterans and Military Affairs

    At Monroe, there is a fully staffed Office of Veterans and Military Affairs. It includes Military Benefits Specialists, Veterans Admission Counselors and a Director of Military and Veterans Affairs.They have been there, done that, and they will make the admissions and financial aid process easy for you. Once you are a student, you’ll be assigned a personal student services counselor that will be your advocate at the college.

    Active duty tuition that’s affordable

    We start by waiving the admissions fee for all active duty military personnel. Our tuition for active duty military means there is no out of pocket expense for you. Plus, our three-semester schedule allows students to complete their degree faster.

    Generous Transfer Policy

    Monroe recognizes the value of your military experience and the training you have received, and we offer a generous credit-transfer policy for that experience.

    We accept American Council on Education (ACE) recommended credit for:

    • Military training or experience
    • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
    • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
    • Proficiency Examination Program (PEP)
    • United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI)

    You also may receive credit for the following:

    • Prior colleges and universities you attended
    • Police or Corrections Academy Training
    • Life experience

    Monroe College is a member of:

    • Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
    • The Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAp)
    • DANTES External Degree Catalog (DANTES)

    Learn more about Monroe’s transfer policy and the process for evaluating transcripts.

    Overview of Admission/Financial Aid Process

    By following the step by step procedures, the admissions process will become quite simple. Before you submit your admission application, please review all the steps below.

    Step 1: Complete and submit your admission application online including the essay.

    Step 2: Submit your High School diploma or the equivalent

    Step 3: If applying for transfer credit:

    Submit official academic transcripts from prior academic institutions or military training.                      

    Step 4: Call to schedule your Admissions interview either by phone or in-person.

    The admissions interview covers the following areas:                

    • A discussion of your educational goals, career goals and outside interest
    • An introduction to the financial aid process and the affordability of Monroe
    • An overview of each of the majors and their career opportunities

    Step 5: Apply for financial aid.

    Monroe College encourages you to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for federal aid. You may be eligible for financial assistance that includes federal grant, federal loans and/or federal work-study.

    Please review Applying for Financial Aid to understand the FAFSA process. FAFSA is available online every October 1st.  You may apply for federal student aid at any time through June 30th each year while planning to enroll or are currently enrolled

    Step 6: Meet with a military specialist to discuss financial aid and your military benefits.

    Active Duty Military Cost of Attendance 

    Annual Cost
    Tuition (undergraduate) $6,600
    Books & Supplies$900
    Transportation $900
    Personal/Miscellaneous $4,100


    2019-2020 Active Military Tuition and Fees

    Undergraduate Cost Per Semester Cost Per credit
    Full-Time Tuition (12-18 Credits) $3,300$275
    Part-Time Tuition (Less than 12 Credits) $275
    Graduate Cost Per Semester  Cost Per Credit 
    Full Time Tuition (9 Credits or More)$3,717$413
    Part-Time Tuition (Less than 9 Credits) $413


    Veteran and Active Duty point of contact

    TA refund policy for Military 

    Training for Financial Aid Staff

    Professional Licensure

    Financial Aid Tuition and Fees Accreditation Links 2019-2020 Book Prices