Tuition & Fees

$38,138

$38,138

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
62%
400-499
14%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
47%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
42%
18-23
53%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,848
Declined + 2,413
Total Received 9,261
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Private (nonprofit)

4,706

undergraduate students

1,634

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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  • 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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,340
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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
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

 
8 fraternities 14% of male students
 
8 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
62%
400-499
14%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
47%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
42%
18-23
53%
12-17
1%

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

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,848
Declined + 2,413
Total Received 9,261

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
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

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,389

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,438
Room $5,990
Board $5,684
Additional fees $700
Books & supplies $1,046
Total $50,858
Average Financial Aid - $27,389
Total with Avg. Aid $23,469

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,452,699
State $11,564,636
Institutional $40,051,959
Other external $1,679,322
Total $60,748,616

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,000
Institutional $11,476,389
Other external $739,166
Total $12,220,555
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 732 571-3463
F: 732 263-5577
finaid@monmouth.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Claire Alasio
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management & Director of Financial Aid
calasio@monmouth.edu

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)

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer

Club Sports - Women's

Dance, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Bench Press, Bowling, Dodgeball, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Running, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Surfing, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Marilyn Mcneil (men's)
Vice President And Director Of Athletics

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Communication
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

6,340

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

4,706
students

Female
58%
2,728

Male
42%
1,978

26%

1,634
students

Female
77%
1,263

Male
23%
371

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

4,502
students

Female
59%
2,614

Male
41%
1,888

5%

204
students

Female
56%
114

Male
44%
90

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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
13%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Recommended 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 Recommended 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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Italy
Spain
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
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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