Monmouth College

Monmouth, IL

Monmouth College

Monmouth, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$37,674

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

NA%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,628
Declined 800
Total Received 2,428
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Private

1,033

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,033
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church

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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Quad City International

Monmouth College
700 East Broadway
Monmouth, IL
61462

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Fighting Scots Marching Band and Jazz Band
  • Associated Students of Monmouth College
  • Crimson Masque (theatre)
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Coalition for Ethnic Awareness

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Scots Day (Founders' Day)
  • Family Weekend

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • full-time Director of Campus Security

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
600-699
5%
500-599
57%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
34%
18-23
52%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,628
Declined 800
Total Received 2,428

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,171

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,674
Room & board $8,966
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,750
Total $49,590
Average Financial Aid - $5,171
Total with Avg. Aid $44,419
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biopsychology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
French Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,033

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,033
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 53%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

30

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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