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#8 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
21,115
Montclair State University overview
Location Montclair, New Jersey
Online montclair.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Montclair State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 14,324 prospective students applied, and 10,157 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,199 enrolled in the school.  16,547 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,568 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,132 plus fees of $1,658. Montclair State University is ranked 542 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes

Montclair State University is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Montclair State University within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 990/1170
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
70.9% 
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Applications Due Jul 31, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition
$11,132
In State Costs for Montclair State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,658
Room and Board $15,564
Budget for Other Expenses$2,100
Total One Year Cost$31,704
Out of State Resident Tuition
$18,920
Out of State Costs for Montclair State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,658
Room and Board $15,564
Budget for Other Expenses$2,100
Total One Year Cost$39,492

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
62% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Montclair State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Work and Family Studies 17%
Business 16%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Psychology 9%
Biology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185590 IPEDS survey data for Montclair State University.

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