Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey
4-year Private university


Monmouth University is a private institution established in 1933 with suburban setting located at West Long Branch. It is ranked 28 in Regional Universities North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $38,138 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,706. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#28 in Regional Universities North
Location West Long Branch, New Jersey
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1933
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
4,706 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $38,138
Outstate Tuition Fee $38,138
Room and Board Fees $13,981
$50,300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


74% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.33 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, CAE, MELAB Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Applicant is from an English speaking country and has submitted SAT score

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$28,429 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$14,099 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $56,971
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
70% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline: February 15
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Monmouth Academic Award
Total Worth $2,000 and $17,000 per year
Eligibility All incoming freshmen and transfer students
Minimum Criteria Based on their cumulative high school grade point average and their standardized test scores or college's GPA
Requirement for maintenance Maintain a grade point average of at least 2.0
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Not Available


4,706 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
79% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
70% Students graduate within 6 years