Tuition & Fees

$37,674

$37,674

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,628
Declined + 800
Total Received 2,428
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Private (nonprofit)

1,033

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 1,033
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Monmouth, IL

112-acre, suburban campus in Monmouth (population: 10,095), 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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
5%

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%
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
40%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%
30-36
6%
24-29
34%
18-23
52%
12-17
8%

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

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

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

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

Trent Gilbert
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 747-2687
F: 309 457-2141
admissions@monmouthcollege.edu

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,091

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,674
Room $5,054
Board $3,912
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $47,840
Average Financial Aid - $34,091
Total with Avg. Aid $13,749

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,107,829
State $2,089,797
Institutional $19,565,115
Other external $435,109
Total $24,197,850

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,885,307
Other external $196,403
Total $4,081,710
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Jayne Schreck
Associate Vice President for Financial Aid
finaid@monmouthcollege.edu

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

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

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Athletic Directors

Roger Haynes (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference
Mascot
Fighting Scots
School colors
red and white

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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Most Popular Majors

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

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

1,033

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,033
students

Female
51%
523

Male
49%
510

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,016
students

Female
51%
513

Male
49%
503

2%

17
students

Female
59%
10

Male
41%
7

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Student Break-down

7%
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
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
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

Trent Gilbert
Vice President for Enrollment Management
309 457-2131
international@monmouthcollege.edu

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