Private 4 Year

Monmouth College

Monmouth, Illinois

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Monmouth College overview
Location Monmouth, Illinois
Online monmouthcollege.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Monmouth College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Monmouth College, located in Monmouth, Illinois, is a private liberal arts college founded in 1853. The institution is situated approximately four hours from Chicago and maintains a historic campus noted for its red-brick buildings reflective of Georgian architectural style. Monmouth College offers a variety of undergraduate degree programs, with particular strengths in the sciences, business, education, and the fine arts. The college operates under a semester-based academic calendar and exhibits moderate selectivity in its admissions process. Student living is predominantly residential, with a range of on-campus housing options available. While the college doesn?t emphasize athletics as a defining feature, students participate in NCAA Division III sports as the Fighting Scots.

In the most recent statistical year 1,818 prospective students applied, and 1,649 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 231 enrolled in the school.  750 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 17 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $42,064 plus fees of $150.












Monmouth College is rated within the top 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

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SAT 1010/1210
ACT 24/28
GPA 3.49

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Monmouth College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$150
Room and Board $10,690
Budget for Other Expenses$2,200
Total One Year Cost$56,004

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$46,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Monmouth College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Education 19%
Communication 10%
History 9%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147341 IPEDS survey data for Monmouth College.

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