Monmouth College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Monmouth, IL, which is a predominantly rural area. The school's Presbyterian Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Monmouth College has an annual student enrollment of nearly 1,400.
Areas of study offered at Monmouth College include:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. The majority of students at Monmouth College scored within the range of 19 - 25 on the ACT. Approximately 60% of all students that applied were accepted at Monmouth College, with 24% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $32,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Housing may be available for those that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $4,700 per year. Students at this school may be eligible for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Monmouth College Scots participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
- Soccer (NCAA Division III)
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Monmouth College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Monmouth College has a total student population of about 1,200. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 23% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $34,000-$41,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Per unit charges are around $1,200 for part time students
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$28,384|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$6,539|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Monmouth College may provide services to students including:
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of Monmouth College is around 58%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||57%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||1%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.3%|
Monmouth College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (Midwest Conference)
- Football (Midwest Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Monmouth College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Monmouth College for official up-to-date information.