Monroe College

Monroe College, founded in 1933, is a national leader in higher education access, affordability, and attainment. We believe in the power of education to facilitate social mobility and transform communities, and embrace our responsibility to advocate national policies that serve students’ best interests. 

We are proud of our outcomes and unique caring environment, especially for first-generation college students, newly arriving immigrants, and international students. Our innovative curriculum, taught by experienced industry professionals, integrates local, national, and global perspectives. Our academic programs align with industries that drive the New York and international economies that we serve. Our graduates are prepared for continued scholarship, professional growth, and career advancement. 

Our Core Values


Outcomes drive us.
We are committed to remaining a national leader in delivering strong outcomes for students and always strive for continuous improvement.

Integrity guides us.
Honesty, transparency, accountability, and fairness are the bedrock of our work.

Relationships define us.
We build strong personal connections among students, faculty, and staff, as well as with external educational, corporate, and community partners.



International Scholarships (INTS)

Awarded to new-to- Monroe undergraduate international F1 matriculated students with an excellent record of academic performance at their high school or prior college; e.g. 3.0 or higher GPA.  It may be awarded to US citizens or permanent residents who reside abroad and commence studies at Monroe College immediately upon entering the United States. The awards are competitive based on the rigor of the high school program or prior college attended. No minimum grade point average guarantees an award.

Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0, complete a minimum of 12 credits each semester, and maintain continuous enrollment.

Graduate International Student Scholarship (INTS)
Awarded to new Monroe graduate international F1 matriculated students. Qualified candidates must have a 3.75 GPA from their previous undergraduate institution. The number of awards is limited by availability of funds and is awarded by the Office of International Admissions. Students are expected to complete nine credits in the previous semester, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.7 and continuous enrollment.