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International Profile

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

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 requires all 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 students to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in certain majors in just five years.

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.”




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 “best colleges.” 


Type of School: Nondenominational, private,nonprofit liberal arts university

Size of Campus: 159 acres

Number of Students: Approximately 4,600 undergraduateand 1,700 graduate students; about 100 international undergraduate and graduate students

Number of Faculty: 266 full-time teaching faculty,including 77 graduate faculty members

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate programs and 23 graduate programs under 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 36 countries

International Student Services: Associate Vice President 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: (2013–2014)
Tuition and Fees: $32,310
Room and Board: $11,798
Miscellaneous Expenses*: $12,001
Total: $56,109
* Includes books, personal expenses, summer, etc.

Financial Aid: Academic achievement–based scholarships are available to those who qualify. Monmouth’s academic excellence awards range from $2,000–$17,000 for undergraduate students. Graduate students may be eligible for awards that typically range from $600–$4,200 per year, depending on undergraduate GPA and the number of credits taken.

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