Monroe has one of the largest veteran populations of any college in the New York metropolitan area. In fact, we were recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans, Regional Universities North. From the moment you submit your application, we have a team dedicated to your success — military benefit specialists, admission advisers specifically for Military Veterans, and a director of military affairs that oversees the College's Office of Veteran & Active-Duty Affairs. Plus, we ensure all applicants take advantage of the benefits and financial aid options available to them.
It was a hard road. We stuck in there. We helped each other out. There was days where I would come back from the firehouse and be tired and she would be like, let's go.
I didn't have a school fund, so I had to go to the military. Coming back alive from war, just wanted to come back to school that was always a goal. I'm the first graduate from my family, and I'm here wearing a cap and gown. I'm really proud of this.
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