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Monmouth University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


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Monmouth University Description:

Founded in 1933, Monmouth University is a comprehensive private university located in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The 156-acre campus is just a mile from the Atlantic Ocean and about an hour from New York City. The university has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and students can choose from 33 degree programs from eight different schools. Business Administration and Communications Studies are the most popular among undergraduates. High achieving students looking for more interaction with classmates and professors should look into the Monmouth Honors School. In athletics, the Monmouth University Hawks compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2011):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,570 (4,702 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Scholarships for Monmouth University (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $29,710
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,802
  • Other Expenses: $2,711
  • Total Cost: $44,423

Monmouth University Financial Aid (2010 - 11):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 73%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,639
    • Loans: $9,685

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, English, History, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 46%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Monmouth University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.monmouth.edu/about_monmouth/at_a_glance/mission.asp

"Monmouth University is an independent, comprehensive institution of higher education committed to excellence and integrity in teaching, scholarship, and service. Through its offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth University educates and prepares students to realize their potential as leaders and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world."

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