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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Extremely Selective

7%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,057
Declined 13,267
Total Received 14,324
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Public

16,988

undergraduate students

4,127

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 21,115
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.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair
07043

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Latin American Student Organization
  • Campus Recreation
  • MSU Players
  • Unified Asian American Student Organization
  • SLAM (Student Life At Montclair)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Montclairfest/M-Glow
  • World's Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities 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
  • video surveillance, student escorts

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
74%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $65
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.26

Extremely Selective

7%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,057
Declined 13,267
Total Received 14,324

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 64
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,082
Room & board $15,674
Additional fees $991
Books & supplies $1,240
Other fees $2,120
Total $32,107

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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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
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Ice hockey, Rugby, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Fencing, Ice hockey, Rugby, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Arabic Language and Literature
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion/Apparel Design
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
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial and Product Design
Information Technology
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin Language and Literature
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Linguistics
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
Women's Studies
Youth Services/Administration
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

21,115

total students

96.6%

in-state

3.4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

16,988
students

Female
61%
10,353

Male
39%
6,635

20%

4,127
students

Female
73%
3,010

Male
27%
1,117

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

15,133
students

Female
62%
9,321

Male
38%
5,812

11%

1,855
students

Female
56%
1,032

Male
44%
823

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 42%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,624

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
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 no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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