Montclair State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One Normal Avenue

Upper Montclair, NJ 07043-1624

(973) 655-4444

(800) 331-9205

Fax: (973) 655-7700



Contact: Jason Langdon

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One Normal Avenue

Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 655-4000

www.montclair.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 13,725

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,271

Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,101

Graduate enrollment: 3,750

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 52%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 82%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Animation and illustration B
Art – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fashion Design B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Organizational Communication B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B

Education

Business Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
Italian B
Latin B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health Services – General B
Music Therapy B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Justice studies B
Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Montclair State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (973) 655-4000
Website: www.montclair.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.montclair.edu/admissions/apply-and-check-status/
Address: 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 21,115
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 15,274 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,790
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,578
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,191

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Montclair State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Montclair State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 143
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 422
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 122
Education 112114
English Language and Literature/Letters 111
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2231
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 383
Health Professions and Related Programs 2541
History 11
Legal Professions and Studies 211
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 121
Natural Resources and Conservation 212
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 32
Psychology 214
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 421
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 151
Visual and Performing Arts 2106
Grand total 4162508

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Montclair State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,790
Out-of-state $20,578
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,837
Out-of-state $18,525

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 2,433 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,749 58% $10,191
Student loan aid 1,833 61% $7,564

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,784 53% $8,852
Federal student loans 9,436 57% $6,742

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Montclair State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Montclair State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 14,324 5,189 9,135
Percent admitted 100% 65% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 22% 23% 22%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Montclair State University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 21,115
Undergraduate enrollment 16,988
Graduate enrollment 4,127

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Montclair State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level programs offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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