Monmouth College

700 E Broadway, Monmouth, United States
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Overview of Monmouth College

About this school

Monmouth, founded in 1853, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 40-acre campus is located in Monmouth, 60 miles west of Peoria.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,033
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Monmouth College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
700 East Broadway
City, State, Zip
Monmouth, IL  61462-1998
Phone
(309) 457-2131
Fax
(309) 457-2141
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 2,428 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 1,136 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 1,292 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,628 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
34%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,674 (75.06276150627615%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,966 (17.864116357840206%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.3909145248057384%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,350 (4.682207611077904%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Monmouth College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline October 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001725
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
273 (97.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
253 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
253 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
74 (29.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$35,129
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 253 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,547
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 186 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,348
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 52 (20.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (10.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,241

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
903 (89.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
851 (94.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
851 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
207 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$34,091
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 851 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,485
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 654 (76.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,580
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 148 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
149 (14.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,863

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
96%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,333
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Foreign Languages
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
International Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,341

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


91

Part-Time Faculty


34

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


61%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
272,655

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
140
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Monmouth College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


53.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


59%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


60.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Psychology, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing, architecture with Washington University in St. Louis, occupational therapy, medical technology with Rush University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


9,459

Nearest Metropolitan Area


112 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
11.3 average low in January, 82.5 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Moline
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Galesburg
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Galesburg

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


91% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


9%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Fighting Scot
School Colors
Crimson and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, baseball, soccer, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Monmouth College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, fighting scots marching band and jazz band, associated students of monmouth college, crimson masque (theatre), alternative spring break, coalition for ethnic awareness

Sororities


34% of women participate

Fraternities


18% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,033
Women
0
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 11.4% Black/African-American
  • 11.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 67.2% White
  • 5.8% Unknown

International Students


6.6% from 33 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources