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Monroe College-Main Campus Demographics & Diversity

Bronx, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Monroe College-Main Campus are predominantly Black with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Monroe College Main Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 44%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 10%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 82% more female students than male students enrolled at Monroe College Main Campus with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Monroe College-Main Campus has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Monroe College Main Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Monroe College Main Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,577
Women 4,679

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Monroe College-Main Campus serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Monroe College Main Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 11%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,127 per year

84% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36.6%
Part time Undergrads 24.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193308 IPEDS survey data for Monroe College Main Campus.