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Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
Monmouth, founded in 1853, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 40-acre campus is located in Monmouth, 60 miles west of Peoria.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,147
   Women 598 (52.1%)
   Men 549 (47.9%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 52% of 3,248 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math 510 average
430-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 450 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
19-26 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 $46,550
  Tuition and Fees $35,300
  Room and Board $8,300
Average Percent of Need Met 89%
Average Freshman Award $32,985
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 92
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
Monmouth Population 9,459
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Fighting Scot
Sororities 34% of women participate
Fraternities 18% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
10.3% Black/African-American
12.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.1% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students 7.3% from 30 countries
First-Year Students Returning 72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 22.0%