The top 9 colleges in the Bronx, NY, for students to attend

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Manhattan College

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  • Undergraduate:3,316
  • Postgraduates: 578

Top Degrees

Civil engineering, Communication, Finance, Childhood Education, and Biology.

Mission Statement

“Manhattan College is an independent Catholic institution of higher learning that embraces qualified men and women of all faiths, cultures, and traditions. The mission of Manhattan College is to provide a contemporary, person-centered educational experience that prepares graduates for lives of personal development, professional success, civic engagement, and service to their fellow human beings. The College pursues this mission through programs that integrate a broad liberal education with concentration in specific disciplines in the arts and sciences or with professional preparation in business, education and engineering.

“Established in 1853 by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, the College continues to draw its inspiration from the heritage of John Baptist de La Salle, the innovator of modern pedagogy and patron saint of teachers. Among the hallmarks of this Lasallian heritage are excellence in teaching, respect for human dignity, reflection on faith and its relation to reason, an emphasis on ethical conduct, and commitment to social justice.”

Bronx Community College

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  • Undergraduate: 10,519

Top Degrees

Criminal Justice, English, and Biology.

Mission Statement

“We serve students of diverse backgrounds, preparations and aspirations by providing them with an education that is both broad in scope and rigorous in its standards. We offer students access to academic preparation that provides them with the foundation and tools for success in their educational and professional plans. We instill in them the value of informed and engaged citizenship and service to their communities.”

Monroe College

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  • Undergraduate: 6,794

Top Degrees

Nursing, accounting, Culinary Arts, and education.

Mission Statement

“Monroe College, founded in 1933, is a national leader in higher education access, affordability, and attainment. We believe in the power of education to facilitate social mobility and transform communities, and embrace our responsibility to advocate national policies that serve students’ best interests. We are proud of our outcomes and unique caring environment, especially for first-generation college students, newly arriving immigrants, and international students

“Our innovative curriculum, taught by experienced industry professionals, integrates local, national, and global perspectives. Our academic programs align with industries that drive the New York and international economies that we serve. Our graduates are prepared for continued scholarship, professional growth, and career advancement.”

Mercy College – Bronx Campus

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  • Undergraduate: 5,001
  • Postgraduates: 3,279

Top Degrees

School of Business, School of Education, School of Health & Natural Sciences, School of Liberal Arts, and School of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Mission Statement

“Mercy College is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments, thus preparing students to embark on rewarding careers, to continue learning throughout their lives and to act ethically and responsibly in a changing world.”

Lehman College

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  • Undergraduate: 12,639
  • Postgraduates: 2,148

Top Degrees

Arts & Humanities, Education, Health Sciences, and Nursing.

Mission Statement

“Lehman College serves the Bronx and surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. Lehman College provides undergraduate and graduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences and professional education within a dynamic research environment, while embracing diversity and actively engaging students in their academic, personal, and professional development.”

Hostos Community College

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  • Undergraduate: 7,387

Top Degrees

Accounting, Criminal Justice, and Business Management.

Mission Statement

“Consistent with the mission of The City University of New York to provide access to higher education for all who seek it, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College was established in the South Bronx to meet the higher educational needs of people from this and similar communities who historically have been excluded from higher education.

“The mission of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is to offer access to higher education leading to intellectual growth and socio-economic mobility through the development of linguistic, mathematical, technological, and critical thinking proficiencies needed for lifelong learning and for success in a variety of programs including careers, liberal arts, transfer, and those professional programs leading to licensure.

“The College takes pride in its historical role in educating students from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, particularly Hispanics and African Americans. An integral part of fulfilling its mission is to provide transitional language instruction for all English-as-a-Second-Language learners along with Spanish/English bilingual education offerings to foster a multicultural environment for all students. Hostos Community College, in addition to offering degree programs, is determined to be a resource to the South Bronx and other communities served by the College by providing continuing education, cultural events, and expertise for the further development of the communities it serves.”

Albert Einstien College of Medicine

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  • Undergraduate: 697
  • Postgraduates: 166
  • Ph.D: 130

Top Degrees

Medical Programs, Medicine, and Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).

Mission Statement

“Albert Einstein College of Medicine is a research-intensive medical school. For more than 60 years, our diverse faculty and staff have set the standard for excellence in medical and graduate education and patient-centered clinical care, and have made major contributions to scientific research enhancing human health in our communities and beyond. Our mission is to prepare a diverse body of students to become knowledgeable, compassionate physicians and innovative scientific investigators, and to create new knowledge.”

SUNY Maritime College

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  • Undergraduate: 1635
  • Postgraduates: 197

Top Degrees

Engineering, Marine Transportation, and Marine Technology.

Mission Statement

“First and foremost, Maritime College educates dynamic leaders for the global maritime industry.”

College of Mount Saint Vincent

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  • Undergraduate: 1,527
  • Postgraduates: 400

Top degrees

Nursing, business, communication, and education.

Mission statement

“Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, independent liberal arts college. Committed to the Vincentian/Setonian tradition and to ecumenism, the College combines a strong undergraduate core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and, within the tradition of liberal education, selected professional fields of study.

“The College also provides high quality opportunities for professional advancement, accomplishment, and service through graduate and certificate programs.

“At Mount Saint Vincent, a student’s education extends beyond knowledge, skills, and preparation for work. We seek the development of the whole person. In the spirit of Vincent de Paul and Elizabeth Ann Seton, we foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.”

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