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Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 4,707
   Women 2,672 (56.8%)
   Men 2,035 (43.2%)
Graduate Students 1,664
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 9,097 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.33
SAT Math 524 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 511 average
460-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $53,290
  Tuition and Fees $35,364
  Room and Board $13,038
Average Percent of Need Met 66%
Average Freshman Award $25,579
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 288
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
West Long Branch Population 8,509
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City, Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 82% of freshmen, 46% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Hawks
Sororities 15% of women participate
Fraternities 16% of men participate
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
First-Year Students Returning 79.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 55.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 33.0%