Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$13,073

$21,033

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,827
Declined 2,061
Total Received 11,888
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Public

18,661

undergraduate students

5,440

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Montclair State University, founded in 1908, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Upper Montclair, 30 miles northwest of Newark.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 24,101
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

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200-acre campus in Upper Montclair, part of Montclair (population: 39,227), 10 miles from Newark and 14 miles from New York City. Major airport, bus, and train serve Newark. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ
07043

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Not used SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,827
Declined 2,061
Total Received 11,888

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

54%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,332

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,082
Room & board $15,674
Additional fees $991
Books & supplies $1,240
Total $29,987
Average Financial Aid - $9,332
Total with Avg. Aid $20,655

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $36,703,924
State $32,465,555
Institutional
Other external
Total $69,169,479

Non-need-based

Federal
State $160,327
Institutional $1,234,584
Other external $534,615
Total $1,929,526
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 973 655-4461
F: 973 655-7712
financialaid@montclair.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, cheerleading, dance, ice hockey, lacrosse, paintball, quidditch, rugby, soccer, softball, track, unified sports, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, basketball, cheerleading, dance, ice hockey, paintball, quidditch, rugby, soccer, softball, track, unified sports, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bubble soccer, dodgeball, extreme dodgeball, fencing, flag football, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, street hockey, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, walleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference, Knickerbocker Lacrosse Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Clinical Psychology.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computational Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Dance, General.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Industrial and Product Design.
Information Technology.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Latin Language and Literature.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Linguistics.
Management Science.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Women's Studies.
Youth Services/Administration.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

24,101

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

18,661
students

Female
61%
11,400

Male
39%
7,261

23%

5,440
students

Female
70%
3,819

Male
30%
1,621

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

15,581
students

Female
62%
9,569

Male
38%
6,012

17%

3,080
students

Female
60%
1,831

Male
40%
1,249

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 59
Countries most often represented Ecuador
Honduras
India
Mexico
Peru
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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