Monmouth University, Located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, was founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College. The school became Monmouth College in 1956, and finally Monmouth University in 1995. The school boasts a 15:1 student to teacher ratio, has over six thousand students in post-secondary and post-graduate programs, and over 73% of the faculty has PhDs. The school primarily serves students in the north eastern United States, but has students from 29 states and 28 countries.
Monmouth University offers 33 undergraduate programs and 21 graduate programs, as well as a large number of certificate programs. Monmouth emphasizes small class sizes, capped at between 20 and 35 students, and experiential learning through internships and service learning programs.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in applying to Monmouth University should complete the application, including all required information, transcripts and documentation. The application and review process will be different for undergraduate and graduate programs and can contact the school to review requirements needed for acceptance. Financial aid is available and interested students should review the information and resources available on the Monmouth University website. Monmouth University will assist individuals in the financial aid process.
The MU Hawks participate in the NCAA Northeast Conference as a Division 1 school.
Athletic programs offered:
- Cross Country
- Field Hockey
- Track and Field
- Coed Sailing (non-NCAA)
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Monmouth University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Monmouth University is around 6,400 students, where graduate students make up roughly 18% of the student body.
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 is estimated to range between $33,000-$40,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $960 to $1,100 per unit
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||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$17,215|
|Receiving Student Loans||73%||$10,016|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Monmouth University may provide student services like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Monmouth University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 61%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||42%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Speech-Language Pathology Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Monmouth University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Football (Big South Conference)
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 University 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
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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- CUNY College of Staten Island in Staten Island, NY (24 miles away)
- New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ (29 miles away)
- Kean University in Union, NJ (30 miles away)
- CUNY York College in Jamaica, NY (31 miles away)
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- Visit the main New Jersey colleges & universities profile page
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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 University for official up-to-date information.