Monroe College is a college located in New Rochelle, New York. The goal of Monroe College is simple: to educate women and men for a successful future in the world. This is achieved by offering a general curriculum for students to find their goals in and then giving the students goal-specific training, namely pre-professional programs or vocation-specific training. There is a variety of education options that each student can choose from and ranges from earning a certificate all the way into earning a Master’s degree. For these reasons, Monroe is home to more than 4,700 students in any given year.
Monroe College offers a plethora of education options when it comes to earning credits online. Students can choose from a wide array of topics and majors and use Monroe College classes to their advantage. Classes taken online can fill out general education requirements and rid the student of tedious, costly work that would have to be taken on campus. Classes taken online can be applied toward virtually any degree later earned on campus or transferred to almost any other college or university accepting online credits. There is also the option of taking a degree program from Monroe College online.
Students can earn one of 5 Associate’s degrees: the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration, the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice, the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administration, the Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management, and the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology. These are all two year programs designed to put the student in the sciences for a credential that will earn students a quick route in the workforce.
Students can also earn the Bachelor of Business Administration in topics like Business Management, Health Services Administration, Hospitality Management, and Information Technology. That aside, there is a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, and even a Master of Business Administration available. The master’s degree is meant to compound upon a previously existing degree.
Full-time undergraduate students should expect to pay $10,512 per year and $438 per credit hour when enrolling part-time. Graduate students will pay $10,908 per year when enrolling full-time and $606 when enrolling part-time. 92% of financial aid recipients at Monroe College are receiving grants from federal source and 94% of financial aid recipients are getting tuition aid from state or local sources. Monroe College itself contributes financial aid through grants, awards, and scholarships to about 3 out of 10 students in any given year. In total, 99% of all students at Monroe College are receiving financial aid in some form and to some degree.
Monroe College has served as a springboard for urban students to get ahead in life with a degree. Now Monroe College has focused its efforts on providing an online education platform for distance learners to take classes on or earn their degree from. Distance learning opportunities are apt to expand in the future.