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West Long Branch, New Jersey

Monmouth University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Monmouth University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77%
Admission Difficulty for Monmouth University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Monmouth University and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,105 out of 9,226 applicants were admitted making Monmouth University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Monmouth University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Monmouth University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Monmouth University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Monmouth University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1150

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Monmouth University?

Monmouth University typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Monmouth University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >85%
1145 to 1250 Avg + 77%-85%
1040 to 1145 Avg - 66%-77%
935 to 1040 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 935 Low <54%
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Monmouth University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for Monmouth University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Monmouth University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Monmouth University?

Admission data indicates that Monmouth University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Monmouth University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Monmouth University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >85%
22 to 25 Avg + 77%-85%
19 to 22 Avg - 66%-77%
16 to 19 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 16 Low <54%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Monmouth University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Monmouth University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Monmouth University accepts 77% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Monmouth University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

82% of Monmouth University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Monmouth University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 82%
Bottom 50% of class 18%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Monmouth University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,446 3,780 9,226
Accepted 4,364 2,741 7,105
Acceptance Rate 80% 73% 77%
Enrolled 616 434 1,050
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 16% 15%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
39

Applicants have 39 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Monmouth University before the Mar 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Monmouth University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Monmouth University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Monmouth University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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

Frequently Asked Questions

91% of students submit their SAT scores to Monmouth University. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Monmouth University. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1250. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.