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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 12,729 prospective students applied, and 9,713 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,101 enrolled in the school.  16,547 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,568 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $12,082 plus fees of $991. Montclair State University is ranked 539 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 990/1180
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
76.3% 
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Applications Due Jul 31, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition
$12,082
In State Costs for Montclair State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$991
Room and Board $15,675
Budget for Other Expenses$2,120
Total One Year Cost$32,108
Out of State Resident Tuition
$20,042
Out of State Costs for Montclair State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$991
Room and Board $15,675
Budget for Other Expenses$2,120
Total One Year Cost$40,068

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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.

Current students may use the Montclair State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.