#5 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey

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Student Population
Monmouth University overview
Location West Long Branch, New Jersey
Online monmouth.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Monmouth University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, Monmouth University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,984 prospective students applied, and 6,886 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 994 enrolled in the school.  5,106 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,061 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $38,880 plus fees of $712. Monmouth University is ranked 370 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Monmouth University is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1050/1240
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Monmouth University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$996
Other Fees$712
Room and Board $14,520
Budget for Other Expenses$3,946
Total One Year Cost$59,054

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Monmouth University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Communication 12%
Education 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185572 IPEDS survey data for Monmouth University.

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