Monmouth University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Monmouth University
|Applicant Competition||Very 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
Applicants Submitting SAT91%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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.
|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%|
Monmouth University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT20%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.4
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
82% of Monmouth University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||16%||15%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply39
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|
What are the requirements for admission to Monmouth University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.