Monmouth College

Monmouth, IL

Monmouth College

Monmouth, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$41,330

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,849
Declined 814
Total Received 2,663
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Private

926

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 926
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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112-acre, suburban campus in Monmouth (population: 9,091), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Monmouth College
700 East Broadway
Monmouth, IL
61462

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
530
75th
640
25th
520
75th
29
25th
19
75th
28
25th
23
75th
28
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,849
Declined 814
Total Received 2,663

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$31,570

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,330
Housing $5,350
Food $4,280
Total $50,960
Average Financial Aid - $31,570
Total with Avg. Aid $19,390

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,734,016
State $1,696,582
Institutional $17,667,241
Other external $410,235
Total $21,508,074

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,869,717
Other external $369,960
Total $4,239,677

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 309 457-2129
F: 309-457-2373
finaid@monmouthcollege.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, basketball, floor hockey, non-tackle football, running, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biopsychology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics and Statistics, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

926

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

926
students

Female
50%
464

Male
50%
462

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

914
students

Female
50%
458

Male
50%
456

1%

12
students

Female
50%
6

Male
50%
6

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

18%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented Australia
China
Ghana
India
Myanmar
Syria
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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