Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$40,680

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
57%
400-499
11%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
5%
24-29
47%
18-23
43%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,886
Declined 2,098
Total Received 8,984
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Private

4,707

undergraduate students

1,664

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Monmouth University, founded in 1933, is a private, coeducational, comprehensive institution. Its 168-acre campus is located in West Long Branch, NJ.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,371
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational

159‐acre campus in West Long Branch (population: 7,972), 60 miles from New York City and 75 miles from Philadelphia. Served by train; major airport serves Newark (35 miles); bus serves Long Branch (one mile) and Red Bank (five miles). School operates transportation to Long Branch train station, Brookdale Comm Coll (Broadway campus), Long Branch Pier Village, and West End. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City, Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ
07764-1898

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • WMCX/Student Radio Station
  • International Club
  • Youth Activists at MU
  • Veteran's Association
  • Snow Riders

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • The Big Event
  • Spring Fest

Fun Facts

  • Monmouth University's Wilson Hall, used for classrooms and administrative offices, was used in the 1982 production of Annie as the home of Daddy Warbucks.
  • Michael Sorrentino, or "The Situation," from the popular MTV show The Jersey Shore dropped out of Monmouth University because of "partying a little too much."
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • 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
  • Crime Prevention programs, Surviving Active Shooter presentations, Periodically conduct security assessments

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
57%
400-499
11%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
5%
24-29
47%
18-23
43%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline March 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,886
Declined 2,098
Total Received 8,984

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,724

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,968
Room & board $15,260
Additional fees $712
Books & supplies $996
Other fees $3,146
Total $60,082
Average Financial Aid - $5,724
Total with Avg. Aid $54,358
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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
Bowling
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, ice hockey, lacrosse, sailing, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

dance, lacrosse, sailing, soccer, softball

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Homeland Security
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Nursing Science
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

6,371

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

4,707
students

Female
57%
2,672

Male
43%
2,035

26%

1,664
students

Female
76%
1,267

Male
24%
397

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

4,490
students

Female
58%
2,566

Male
42%
1,924

5%

217
students

Female
49%
106

Male
51%
111

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

228

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

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
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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