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Tuition & Fees

$36,733

$36,733

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,031
Declined + 2,066
Total Received 9,097
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Private (nonprofit)

4,707

undergraduate students

1,664

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Communication
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 2416
ACT 2571

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
47%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
44%
18-23
50%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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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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School Facts

Monmouth University, founded in 1933, is a private, coeducational, comprehensive institution. Its 159-acre campus is located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, less than one mile from the Atlantic Ocean.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,371
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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West Long Branch, NJ

159‐acre campus in West Long Branch (population: 7,963), 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.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 13% of male students
 
10 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
47%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
44%
18-23
50%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,031
Declined + 2,066
Total Received 9,097

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Robert D. Mc Caig
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 543-9671
F: 732 263-5166
admission@monmouth.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), Big South Conference (football only), Southland Bowling League (women's bowling only)
Mascot
Hawk
School colors
midnight navy and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accelerated M.B.A.
Accelerated Teaching
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Real Estate
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Computer Science
Corporate/Public Communication
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary/Secondary Education
English
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
General Studies
Health Studies
Health/Physical Education
History
History/Political Science
Homeland Security
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Marine/Environmental Biology/Policy
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Mental Health Counseling
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing/Advanced Practice
Nursing/Education
Nursing/Forensic
Nursing/School
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Principal
Psychological Counseling
Psychology
Public Policy
Reading Specialist
School Counseling
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish/International Business
Special Education
Speech/Language Pathology
Student Affairs/College Counseling
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Undergraduate

74%

4,707
students

Female
57%
2,672

Male
43%
2,035

Graduate

26%

1,664
students

Female
76%
1,267

Male
24%
397

undergraduateFull-time

95%

4,490
students

Female
58%
2,566

Male
42%
1,924

undergraduatePart-time

5%

217
students

Female
49%
106

Male
51%
111

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
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

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required 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 Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Saudia Arabia
Spain
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Victoria Bobik
Director of Undergraduate Admission
732 571-3456
admission@monmouth.edu

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