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Tuition & Fees

$11,540

$20,254

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,328
Declined + 4,134
Total Received 12,462
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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School Facts

Montclair State, founded in 1908, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Upper Montclair, 30 miles northwest of Newark.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 20,022
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Codes

SAT 2520
ACT 2572

Social Networks

Public

15,885

undergraduate students

4,137

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
41%
400-499
44%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
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Montclair, NJ

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Montclair, NJ

200-acre campus in Upper Montclair, part of Montclair (population: 38,977), 10 miles from Newark and 14 miles from New York City. Major airport, bus, and train serve Newark. Public transportation serves campus.

Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
41%
400-499
44%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
9%
200-299
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used
SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Not used
ACT only Not used

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,328
Declined + 4,134
Total Received 12,462

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jeffrey Indiveri-Gant
Director of Admissions
P: 800 331-9205
F: 973 655-7700
msuadm@montclair.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,346
Additional fees $3,194
Total $11,540
Average Financial Aid - $9,444
Total with Avg. Aid $2,096

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,444

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $26,847,096
State $21,931,898
Institutional $0
Other external $0
Total $48,778,994

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $197,952
Institutional $7,076,131
Other external $1,945,287
Total $9,219,370

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
diving
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Knickerbocker Lacrosse Conference (Division III, men's only), New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Red Hawk
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animation
Anthropology
Applied Linguistics
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Advocacy
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Counselor Education
Dance
Dance Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Management
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Exercise Science/Physical Education
Family Studies
Family/Child Studies
Fashion Studies
Filmmaking
Fine Arts
Fine Arts/Studio
French
General Humanities
Geography
Geoscience
German
Graphic Design
History
Inclusive Education
Industrial Design
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Technology
Italian
Journalism
Jurisprudence
Justice Studies
Latin
Law/Governance
Learning Disabilities
Linguistics
Marine Biology/Coastal Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Therapy
Musical Theatre
Nutrition/Food Science
Pedagogy
Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public/Organizational Relations
Reading
Religious Studies
Science Informatics
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Studio Art
Sustainability Science
Teacher Education/Teacher Development
Teaching
Television/Digital Media
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

79%

15,885
students

Female
61%
9,708

Male
39%
6,177

Graduate

21%

4,137
students

Female
71%
2,946

Male
29%
1,191

undergraduateFull-time

87%

13,879
students

Female
62%
8,540

Male
38%
5,339

undergraduatePart-time

13%

2,006
students

Female
59%
1,168

Male
41%
838

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 62
Countries most often represented Colombia
Ecuador
India
Mexico
Peru
The Republic Of Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Victoria A. Donoghue
Director International Services
973 655-6862
donoghuev@mail.montclair.edu

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