Monmouth University provides its students with a dynamic and varied academicenvironment where there are abundant opportunities to learn, adapt, and grow personally and professionally.


Monmouth University is a leading private institution that offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The University provides students with a highly personalized education that builds the knowledge and confidence of tomorrow’s leaders. Located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, Monmouth University’s magnificent and historic campus is just over one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia and is within walking distance of the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Monmouth University is a Princeton Review “Best College” and is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.” 


Type of School: Nondenominational, private nonprofit liberal arts university

Size of Campus: 159 acres

Number of Students: Approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1,700 graduate students; about 100 international undergraduate and graduate students

Number of Faculty: 302 full-time teaching faculty members, including 77 graduate faculty members

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate programs and 23 graduate programs across six schools: Leon Hess Business School (AACSB accredited), School of Education, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Nursing and Health Studies, School of Science, and School of Social Work.

Geographic Diversity: 31 states represented as well as
31 countries

International Student Services: Associate Vice Provost of Global Initiatives, Office of International Student and Faculty Services with a dedicated international student advisor, International Club, The International Newsletter, and the International Festival

International Student Budget: (2018–2019)
Tuition and Fees: $38,518
Room and Board:  $13,981
Miscellaneous Expenses*$10,242
Total: $62,741
* Includes books, personal expenses, summer, etc.

Financial Aid: Academic achievement–based scholarships are available to those who qualify. Undergraduate students are considered for Monmouth’s academic excellence awards at the point of admission to the University. Graduate scholarships are also available for students entering most programs and are based on a student’s undergraduate GPA and the number of credits taken each semester. We also offer graduate assistantship opportunities to qualifying students as graduate assistants, graduate teaching assistants, and graduate research assistants. These positions can cover up to nine credits of tuition per semester.

Test Score Requirements: Applicants whose native language is not English must meet English proficiency requirements and have the official results sent directly from the testing center to Monmouth University (code 2416). For English proficiency options, please visit the University website at

Application Deadlines and Fees:
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
Application fee: $50

International Student Profile
Xiao Liu
Graduate Computer Science program
“I think Monmouth is a great place for students to study, especially international students. We have a lot of international activities. If you want a bright future for yourself, choose Monmouth University.”

Small classes—which allow for individual attention and student-faculty dialogue—and purposeful academic advising are hallmarks of the Monmouth experience. 

The University’s curriculum is in touch with today’s globally oriented technological society and offers challenging and innovative degree programs that interface with social and political issues. Monmouth requiresall undergraduate students to fulfill an experiential education component, a real-world experience related to the student’s interests.

Monmouth offers graduate programs that are relevant to today’s workforce needs. Eligible students may also enroll in a five-year baccalaureate/master’s program that allows them to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in certain majors in just five years.