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About Monmouth University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




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

Not applicable

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


Monmouth University is a 4-year public institution which dedicated its heart and soul in offering quality education, at the beginning of the university they started as a junior college and from there they have seen great development in their enrollment and slowly they achieved the support from their county people and in 1995 the college received its university status.

The main mission of the university is to create a diverse free world where education can be accessed by everyone inclusive of their religion, type of people, region, and other social barriers.

  • The acceptance rate of the university is 77% and it facilitates 6,371 students from both full-time and part-time.

  • The university has a student-faculty ratio of 13:1 so students can have few students in their classes and can receive great attention from professors.

  • The graduation rate of MU is 70% which exhibits their academic excellence and proof that they are offering their best methods for teaching.

Located in West Long Branch, NJ, Monmouth University is a Private university. Monmouth University occupies a total area of about 159 acres. The foundation of Monmouth University was laid down in the year 1933. Notably, the official colors of the university are midnight blue and white. The total enrolment stands at 6,167 students at Monmouth University. Around 4,450 and 1,503 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 513 faculty. Around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. Notably, Monmouth University is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At MU around 70% are white, 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. Moreover, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. In its 87 years of existence, MU has produced several known personalities like Stephenie LaGrossa (Model), Miles Austin (Footballer, American football player), Chris Christie (Politician, Lawyer), and Christie Rampone (Coach, Footballer). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 249 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). Monmouth University has around $107 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact


400 Cedar Ave


Email: N/A
Phone: 7325713400
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Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


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


SAT Range

1040 - 1250

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee




High School GPA


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The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at MU. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1050-1240 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Monmouth University is 24. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898. To gather more information, they can call them at (732) 571-3400.

Annual Cost to Attend

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


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Before applying to MU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $56,573 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($39,592), books and supplies ($996), room and boarding ($14,520), and budget for other expenses ($4,106). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


Academic Calendar


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Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Business Administration, Management...

304 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

121 Graduates

Education, General

88 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

65 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

52 Graduates

Psychology, General

52 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

42 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

41 Graduates

Social Work

37 Graduates

Political Science and Government

36 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

32 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

30 Graduates


28 Graduates


28 Graduates


28 Graduates


28 Graduates


25 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

18 Graduates

Homeland Security

18 Graduates

Computer Engineering

17 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

11 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

6 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

5 Graduates


4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


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






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




70% White

5% Unknown

5% Black

14% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$87,615 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 83% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


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Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,392/year.

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Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

midnight navy and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big South Conference

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Sports Club


Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by MU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,520 per year. The average meal plan at MU costs around $6,392 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 41% and 59%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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




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.

$256 - 301

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.


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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


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< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


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> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MU 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. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,724, whereas the financial aid is $18,958. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $9,298, while the institutional aid is $18,958. At MU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $6,829,696 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $12,422,704.

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