Monroe Community College

The Monroe Community College was established as an institute of health studies, but today offers courses in the fields of technology, media, accounting, design and education. We give you a detailed account of the study programs, the affiliating bodies and interesting facts on this community college.

Name of the Institution Monroe Community College
Type of Institution Two Year Community College
Location (Contact Details) The college has two campuses -

  • Brighton Campus

1000 East Henrietta Road

Rochester, New York – 14623

United States of America

Ph. No. – (585)292-2000

  • Damon City Campus

228 East Main Street

Rochester, New York – 14604

Ph. No. – (585)262-1600

Email –

Accreditation / Affiliation Monroe Community College is affiliated to the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Courses Offered AAS in -

  • General Accounting
  • Applied Integrated Technology
  • Air Conditioning Technology: Heating & Ventilation
  • Computer Related Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections Administration


AS in -

  • Addictions Counseling
  • American History Advisement Sequence
  • Child Care Practitioner Advisement Sequence
  • Communication & Media Arts
  • Environmental Science Advisement Sequence


AA in -

  • Adolescence Education (Teacher Education Transfer)
  • Childhood Education (Teacher Education Transfer)
  • Fashion Design & Interior Design
  • Early Childhood Education (Teacher Education Transfer)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences


Certificate courses in -

  • Mathematics
  • Office Technology Specialist
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Optical Systems Technology


Departments / Branches
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice: Police
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections Administration
  • Dental Assisting Rapid Track (D.A.R.T)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences – Humanities & Social Science
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences – General Studies
Admission Procedure / Eligibility Criteria The requirements for non resident students for admission to the college are:

  • The applicant must be a high school pass out.
  • Successful filling up and submission of application form. While completing this form, a student must clearly mark his choice of subject. An international student is not entitled to study health related & automotive technology courses and Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program.
  • Submission of TOEFL score as proof of English proficiency (required for applicants of countries where English is not the medium of instruction in education institutes).
  • Proof of financial support, for example a current bank statement or a letter from a financial authority, for study and stay at the college.
  • Submission of SAT and ACT scores (optional, required only if applicant wants to sit for placement tests).
Campus Placements The two placement tests arranged by the Monroe Community College are -

  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Placement Testing
  • ACCUPLACER Placement Testing

The tests do not assure students of jobs, they test the English and mathematical skills of the student, thus helping them in the process of choosing the right study program and the right career.

  • Thompson Family Scholarship
  • John and Mary Koch Liberal Arts Scholarship
  • USA Government Grants
  • Reserve Officer’s Training Corps scholarships
  • Lions Club scholarships
  • Rotary Club scholarships
  • American Legion scholarships
Fee Structure An average cost of education and living at the Monroe Community College is listed below -

Tuition fees for full time international students – $3060 per semester

Health fee for full time international students – $5 per semester

Compulsory Insurance fee full time international students – $11 per year

Tuition fees for part time international students – $128 per credit hour

Health fee for part time international students – $5 per semester

Insurance fee for part time international students – $11 year

Miscellaneous costs – $27.75 to $105.25 per semester

Established in the Year 1961
Facts & Figures
  • The college was established by physician Dr Samuel J Stabins with the aim to involve the young in health care professions and as employees of local hospitals.
  • The Monroe Community College (MCC) is part of the State University of New York.
  • The college started classes with 720 students. Today it has a total student count of 41,000.
  • The college offers more than 80 degree and certificate study courses.
  • The MCC also contributes to the earnings of the Monroe County by employing several qualified people as teaching and non teaching staff. The total contribution in the year 2010 was $510 million.
Events The upcoming events at the college are:

  • Agora Chorale Concert
  • Saline Fiddlers
  • Symphony Band Concert
  • The Grascals
  • Thanksgiving celebrations
Distance Learning Distance online courses are offered in the following fields of study -

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Applied Technologies
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Geosciences
  • Communications & Networking Services
  • Computing
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Engineering
  • Food, Hotel and Tourism Management
  • Geography
  • English
  • Human Resources
  • Health Services
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nursing