Monroe College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1933. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,888, and the setting is Urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Monroe College’s ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, Tier 2Monroe College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Monroe College was granted accreditation by the Commission on Higher Education in July 1990 and remains accredited. Monroe originated in 1933 under the guidance of teacher Mildred King on Boston Post Road in the West Farms section of the Bronx. Named for U.S. President James Monroe, it began as the “Monroe School of Business,” consisting of just four small classrooms and seven students.