69%

Acceptance Rate

$29,898

Avg.Financial Aid

001725

FAFSA Code

About Monmouth College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

914

Website

www.monmouthcollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Monmouth, IL, Monmouth College is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university. Monmouth College occupies a total area of about 112 acres. In 1853, Monmouth College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Monmouth College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Lux (Latin) and its official colors are red and white. Taking into account all the courses offered at Monmouth College, the total enrolment stands at 907. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 135 faculty. Around 99% of the students are 24 and under at Monmouth College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at MC, around 50% of the students are females and 50% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 167 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Joe Tait (Announcer, Sports commentator), Helen Wagner (Actor), Jug Earp (American football player), and Keith Molesworth (American football player). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At MC, 28 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission. $122 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Monmouth College.

Location & Contact

Address

700 E Broadway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3094572311
Fax: 3094572152
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Monmouth College at the 624th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

980 - 1170

ACT Range

20 - 27

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Monmouth College. It is a non-refundable amount. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 950-1210 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Monmouth College, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998. They can also call them at (309) 457-2311.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,812

Average Annual Cost

$37,674

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,966

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,750

Total One Year Cost

$49,590

Before applying to MC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $49,355. The average annual tuition cost ($38,990), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($9,330), and budget for other expenses ($1,750) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

77 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

25 Graduates

Psychology, General

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

21 Graduates

Biopsychology

19 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

16 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

13 Graduates

Economics

13 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

Biology, General

12 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

12 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

11 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

10 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

10 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Computer Science

6 Graduates

Sociology

6 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

International Business

4 Graduates

International/Global Studies

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

914

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

7% Unknown

10% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

71%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,146 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,054/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,912/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,912/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Fighting Scots

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Midwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

329

Total Female Athletes

199

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At MC, $9,330 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Monmouth College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,912 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 50% male and 50% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$239 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,898

Students Receiving Federal Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,317

Students Receiving State Aid

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,869

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,759

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,589

$30K - $48K

$34,560

$48K - $75K

$31,742

$75K - $110K

$28,881

> $110K

$25,121

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,239,677

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,171, whereas the financial aid is $27,603. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,869, while the institutional aid is $27,603. At MC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $4,239,677 per year.

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