Monmouth University

400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, United States
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Overview of Monmouth University

About this school

Monmouth University, founded in 1933 as Monmouth College, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 147-acre campus is located in West Long Branch, 50 miles south of New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,707
    • Men:2,035 (43.2%)
    • Women:2,672 (56.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Monmouth University 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
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
2
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 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: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
400 Cedar Avenue
City, State, Zip
West Long Branch, NJ  07764-1898
Phone
(732) 571-3456
Fax
(732) 263-5166
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
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
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Resume of activities including community involvement and leadership positions recommended for freshmen
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
77% of 9,097 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 5,487 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 3,610 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,354 (19%) of 7,031 admitted students enrolled
Women
764 (17%) of 4,371 admitted students enrolled
Men
590 (22%) of 2,660 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.33
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
44%
• Score 18 - 23
50%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,732 (66.83406113537117%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,552 (24.65793304221252%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,038 (1.888646288209607%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,638 (6.619359534206696%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Monmouth University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002616
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
991 (91.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
856 (86.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
855 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
800 (93.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$28,429
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 705 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,099
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 415 (48.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,859
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 705 (82.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
217 (20.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,854

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,719 (79.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,238 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,238 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,154 (97.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$27,389
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,739 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,962
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,869 (57.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,823
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,739 (84.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,204 (25.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,517

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,985
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,965

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


284

Part-Time Faculty


362

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


35%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 19% 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: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 78% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# 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
391,136

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1000
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 University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


68.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


70.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (33)


  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (48)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Rhetoric
  • School Nursing
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Western European Studies
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


8,509

Nearest Metropolitan Area


159 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New York City, Philadelphia

Weather


Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 82.3 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Newark
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Red Bank
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in West Long Branch

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


41% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


59%

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


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hawks
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Monmouth University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, veterans student association, student government association, economics and finance club, pre-law club, colleges against cancer

Sororities


15% of women participate

Fraternities


16% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,490

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,707
Women
2,672
Men
2,035

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.5% Asian
  • 5.4% Black/African-American
  • 12.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 72.2% White
  • 4.3% Unknown

International Students


0.7% from 24 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


1,664

Student Resources

Study resources