Statement of Accreditation Status

Monroe College

  • CEO: Mr. Marc Jerome, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Janice Girardi
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (For-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Monroe Business Institute (8/1/1990)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1990
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2020
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028

Contact Information

2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468

(718) 933-6700

www.monroecollege.edu

  • March 5, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • March 15, 2018
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • June 22, 2017
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the relocated St. Lucia location to Vide Boutielle Highway, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of November 17, 2016 for a progress report due December 1, 2017. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To remove the warning because the institution is now in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal) and Standard 3 (Institutional Resources) and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due December 1, 2017, documenting further implementation of strategic planning processes linked to assessment and resource allocation (Standard 2). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • August 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from Barnard Hill, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies to Vide Boutielle Highway, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies, pending a site visit to the additional location within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within 30 days of the commencement of operations at the new additional location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To remind the institution of the Commission's action of November 19, 2015 warning the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that it is currently in compliance with Standards 2 and 3. To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To remind the institution of the monitoring report due September 1, 2016. The due date for the next accreditation action will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • March 3, 2016
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution that it has been warned that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal) and Standard 3 (Institutional Resources). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To remind the institution of the monitoring report, due September 1, 2016. The due date for the next evaluation visit will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the Periodic Review Report. To warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal) and Standard 3 (Institutional Resources). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due September 1, 2016, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standards 2 and 3, including but not limited to (1) implementation of the 2015-2018 strategic plan linked to budget processes and resource allocation (Standard 2); (2) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of planning, resource allocation, and institutional renewal (Standard 2); (3) a facilities master plan that is linked to the strategic plan (Standard 3); and (4) multi-year budget projections aligned with enrollment projections (Standard 3). To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations. A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. To note that the due date for the next evaluation visit will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • March 2, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Post-Baccalaureate Bilingual Extension Certificate within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • June 28, 2012
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • November 1, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the English Language Learning Institute post-secondary certificate program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the request for a progress report, due by April 1, 2012, documenting progress in the implementation of a comprehensive, organized and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness linked to integrated strategic planning, budgeting and resource allocation processes (Standards 2 & 7). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • June 28, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the progress report, due by April 1, 2012, documenting progress in the implementation of a comprehensive, organized and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness linked to integrated strategic planning, budgeting and resource allocation processes (Standards 2 & 7). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Bilingual Extension Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Branch Campus
    New Rochelle Campus
    434 Main Street
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Additional Location
    Vide Boutielle Highway
    Castries
    Saint Lucia
    Opened: 08/29/2016
  • Other Instructional Site
    Antonia Pantoja High School
    1980 Lafayette Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10473
  • Other Instructional Site
    Art and Design High School
    245 East 65th Street
    New York, NY 10022
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bedford Academy
    1119 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bronx Collegiate Academy
    240 East 172nd Street
    Bronx, NY 10457
  • Other Instructional Site
    Celia Cruz High School of Music
    2780 Reservoir Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10468
  • Other Instructional Site
    District Council 37 Education Fund
    125 Barclay Street
    New York, NY 10007
  • Other Instructional Site
    Gotham Collaborative High School
    1980 Lafayette Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10473
  • Other Instructional Site
    International Community High School
    345 Brook Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10454
  • Other Instructional Site
    Truman High School
    750 Baychester Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10475

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