71%

Acceptance Rate

$10,191

Avg.Financial Aid

002617

FAFSA Code

About Montclair State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

20,022

Website

www.montclair.edu

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

MSCHE

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?

Yes

Montclair State University was established in 1908, it is the second-largest university in New Jersey. The campus cover approx 252 acres, the university was originally established as  New Jersey State Normal School at Montclair, a normal school, in 1908 and in 1958 after a merger with the Panzer School of Physical Education, Montclair State College is born.

Montclair State University is a public institution located in Montclair-Little Falls, New Jersey, United States. It has a total enrollment of more than 20,000 students with an acceptance rate of 70.7%.

Montclair State University offers a variety of majors, degrees, and certificates in many filed A few of the popular fields are Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Visual and Performing Arts, Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences/Psychology,  and Social Sciences. Almost 71% of graduate alumni of Montclair State University go on to earn a starting salary of $37,000.

Montclair State University is committed to serving quality education and affordable to meet the needs of new jersey with its program and make there application providing with academic rigors and develop their knowledge with a diverse educational environment.

Montclair State University has a student to faculty ratio of 17:1 and the students are committed to there students overall development to make them lifelong learners and make them successful. The University will be inexorably committed to the maintenance of a learning community that is deeply and broadly reflective of the diverse population of New Jersey.


Online Education at Montclair State University

The university strives to provide their non-traditional students with the same quality of education that what their campus students receive. They prepare thousands of students for a lifetime of professional and personal success. The university's fully online classes are convenient, flexible and engaging.

  • Network Engagement and Student/Staff Transactions (NEST) is a students and staff web front-end gateway at the university.

  • The university provides 11 online programs across 6 disciplines. Montclair State University majors include Business Management, Education, Environmental Science, Fine Arts, Information Technology, and Law.

  • MSUFILES presents a home directory and individual webpage publishing directory for all students who have NETID and password. It provides file storage on MSUFILES server to university's students, faculty, and staff.

  • In addition to the above services, the university also provides a software access which includes Citrix, EndNote, JMP Pro, Putty Secure Shell Documents and many more.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

Students reviews on the university are as follows.

  • Most of the students feel that the faculty of the university are very helpful and supportive. They also believe that they encourage the students to work hard and for a better future, while some love the quality of education and the way the faculty teaches them.

  • The university makes the students a better person and lets students explore what they like by organizing numerous events and activities on the campus that keeps the students engaged and involved.

Location & Contact

Address

1 Normal Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9736554000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

As per the US news list, it has attained the following rankings -  

#166 in National Universities 

#121 in Best Colleges for Veterans 

#23 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

#79 in Top Public Schools 

Admissions

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

2020-03-01

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

71%

SAT Range

990 - 1170

ACT Range

18-24

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Montclair State University has an acceptance rate of 70.7%, the students who get into Montclair State University should meet their admission requirements, like providing a high school transcript or GED certificate, etc. They have an admission deadline of March 1st and the application fees are $65.

Learn more about the SAT, ACT, and GPA scores required to get admission into Montclair State University and how to increase your chances of getting admitted.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$17,086

Average Annual Cost

$11,132

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$1,658

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

$15,564

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,100

Total One Year Cost

$31,704

The total cost of attendance is $31,704 which includes books and supplies $1,250, other fees are $1,658, room and board$15,564, other expenses cost is $2,100. The total cost of attendance for the outstate is $39,492.

It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses, and for more understanding of the cost please refer to the official website.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

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

79%

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

38%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$833

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

578 Graduates

Psychology, General

451 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

284 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

204 Graduates

Social Work

189 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

175 Graduates

Biology, General

167 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

160 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

124 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

118 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

110 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

100 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

76 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

75 Graduates

Sociology

75 Graduates

History

73 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

70 Graduates

Mathematics

68 Graduates

Music

68 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

65 Graduates

Political Science and Government

59 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

55 Graduates

Public Health

55 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

47 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

42 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

41 Graduates

Economics

39 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

39 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

37 Graduates

Dance

25 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

23 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

21 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

18 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

17 Graduates

Anthropology

16 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

15 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

12 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

11 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

10 Graduates

Journalism

9 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

8 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

6 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

16,988

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

42%

Full-time

89%

Part-time

11%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

41% White

6% Unknown

13% Black

29% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

95%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$79,914 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

30%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Red Hawk

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

311

Total Female Athletes

214

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

28

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,675 per year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at MSU. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At MSU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 39% male and 61% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$49,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$19,299

$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.

$200 - 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.

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,191

Students Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,246

Students Receiving State Aid

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,598

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,430

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,945

$30K - $48K

$11,333

$48K - $75K

$5,782

$75K - $110K

$1,507

> $110K

$631

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$60,596,839

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,929,526

The Montclair State University offers various opportunities to its students to aid their college cost, they are focused towards making a quality and affordable education for the students who wish to get an education, few of the ways they offer financial aid are-

  • Federal and institutional grants 

  • Institutional scholarships 

  • Loans 

  • Work-study 

They also offer outside scholarships to there students, they also help there students to apply for FAFSA which is important steps for the students to receive federal aid, the FAFSA code for the college is 002617.

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