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Tuition & Fees

$36,400

$36,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
16%
500-599
37%
400-499
37%
300-399
10%
600-699
16%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
30-36
11%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
5%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
47%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

5%

acceptance rate

Accepted 190
Declined + 3,058
Total Received 3,248
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Private (nonprofit)

1,147

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communications/journalism
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1484
ACT 1084

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Fun Facts

  • Monmouth College's military heritage began with the Civil War, when it furnished 232 soldiers and sailors from the student body, faculty, and trustees. A quarter were wounded and one in eight was killed. Two were awarded the Medal of Honor.
  • Monmouth College is the only Division III school in the Midwest to offer both men's and women's water polo as a varsity sport.

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School Facts

Monmouth College, founded in 1853, is a selective, private, residential liberal arts and sciences college. Its 112-acre campus is located in Monmouth, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,147
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Monmouth, IL

112-acre, suburban campus in Monmouth (population: 9,527), 40 miles from Moline and 180 miles from Chicago. Air serves Burlington IA, Moline, and Peoria; train serves Galesburg (15 miles). School operates transportation to downtown Monmouth, Galesburg, and local shopping centers.

Monmouth College
700 East Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 22% of male students
 
3 sororities 35% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
16%
500-599
37%
400-499
37%
300-399
10%
600-699
16%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
30-36
11%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
5%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
47%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Early action program application deadline rolling
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

5%

acceptance rate

Accepted 190
Declined + 3,058
Total Received 3,248

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Nick Spaeth
Associate VP for Admission
P: 800 747-2687
F: 309 457-2141
admissions@monmouthcollege.edu

Cost

Tuition $36,400
Room $4,860
Board $3,760
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $46,220
Average Financial Aid - $31,972
Total with Avg. Aid $14,248

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,972

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,115,421
State $2,327,336
Institutional $19,694,282
Other external $412,825
Total $24,549,864

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,629,090
Other external $207,222
Total $4,836,312

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Fighting Scots
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
French
Greek
History
International Business
International Studies
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Religious Studies
Sociology
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Speech/Communication Arts
Theatre Studies
Topical Major
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Undergraduate

100%

1,147
students

Female
52%
599

Male
48%
548

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,128
students

Female
52%
585

Male
48%
543

undergraduatePart-time

2%

19
students

Female
74%
14

Male
26%
5

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Ghana
Great Britain
Malaysia
Mexico
Myanmar
Syria
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nick Spaeth
Associate VP for Admission
309 457-2131
international@monmouthcollege.edu

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