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Monmouth University is a private not-for-profit institution located in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The suburban atmosphere of West Long Branch makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

25 Undergraduate Degrees
95 Graduate Degrees
$40,553 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Monmouth University?

Location of Monmouth University

Contact details for Monmouth are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898
Phone: 732-571-3400

How Do I Get Into Monmouth?

You can apply to Monmouth online at:

Admission Requirements for Monmouth

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Monmouth?

74% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
81% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Monmouth University is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.

Average Test Scores

About 81% of students accepted to Monmouth submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 480 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Monmouth University  ( 490 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Monmouth University  ( 480 to 590 )
Monmouth received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Monmouth University  ( 19 to 26 )

Can I Afford Monmouth University?

$40,553 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
3.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Monmouth is $40,553. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Monmouth, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $8,744 a year. That adds up to $34,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Monmouth is 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Monmouth University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,448 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,630 undergraduate students at Monmouth, with 4,448 being full-time and 182 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Monmouth

There are also 1,537 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,448 full-time undergraduates at Monmouth, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Monmouth

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Monmouth University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Monmouth Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 127
Black or African American 217
Hispanic or Latino 614
White 3,146
International Students 43
Other Races/Ethnicities 301

Geographic Diversity

New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Monmouth University. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 35 countries are represented at Monmouth. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and China.

Online Learning at Monmouth University

186 Took All Classes Online
774 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 774 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Monmouth has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 5th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Monmouth

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Monmouth University was -2.1%. This is the #1,635 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Monmouth regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Monmouth majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 6%
Nursing Science 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Monmouth ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Monmouth.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #26
Nursing Science #36
Nursing Education #61
Nursing #482

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Monmouth University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing Science 0 0 71 14 85
Registered Nursing 25 0 0 0 25
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 4 0 0 4
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0 4 0 0 4
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0 2 0 0 2
Nursing Education 0 0 0 0 0
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 25 10 71 14 120


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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