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Monroe (historically French: Poste-du-Ouachita) is a city in and the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States. In the official 2010 census, Monroe had a population of 48,815, making it the ninth largest city in the state. The municipal population declined by 8.1 percent over the past decade; it was 53,107 in the 2000 census.After a recheck in 2012, the Census Bureau changed the 2010 population from 48,815 to 49,147. Mayor Jamie Mayo, however, maintains that the Monroe population is more than 50,000 and indicated that he will pursue a continued challenge to the count.

Monroe is the principal city of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the parishes of Ouachita and Union. The two-parish area had a total population of 170,053 in 2000 and an estimated population of 172,275 as of July 1, 2007. The larger Monroe-Bastrop Combined Statistical Area is composed of both the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Bastrop Micropolitan Statistical Area. The CSA had a population of 201,074 in 2000.

Monroe and the neighboring city of West Monroe (pop. 13,250), which sits just across the Ouachita River, are often referred to as the Twin Cities of northeast Louisiana.

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Schools in and around Monroe, LA

Name
Reid State Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,210 average out-state tuition; $3,210 average in-state tuition
Alabama Southern Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,420 average out-state tuition; $3,210 average in-state tuition
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,420 average out-state tuition; $3,210 average in-state tuition
Selma University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $5,250 average out-state tuition; $5,250 average in-state tuition
Concordia College Alabama
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $7,920 average out-state tuition; $7,920 average in-state tuition
Jefferson Davis Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,420 average out-state tuition; $3,210 average in-state tuition
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,420 average out-state tuition; $3,210 average in-state tuition

Monroe, LA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016