• An Empowering Learning Environment

    At MU, we're developing the next generation of leaders. Our top-tier academic programs, led by innovative faculty, enable students to develop their knowledge and apply it to real-world settings. With opportunities to study abroad, participate in faculty-led research, and intern at prominent organizations, our students receive the preparation and experience to pursue successful, rewarding careers.


    95%  
     
    Percentage of 2012 graduates who are either engaged in full-time employment, attending graduate or professional school, or not employed full-time by choice. (SOURCE: Class of 2012 alumni survey, 6–9 months after May Commencement)
    77%  
     
    Percentage of MU students who have completed a practicum, internship, co-op, or similar "real-world" experience by their senior year—28 percentage points above the national average. (SOURCE: 2012 National Survey of Student Engagement)
    9 
     
    Consecutive years in which MU has been included in The Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" guide.
  • A Close-Knit Academic Community

    What separates MU from other institutions is the attention we give to each student. No large lecture halls. No classes taught by graduate students. Classes are small, and professors are proud to know their students by name. With such close interaction at MU, students have more opportunities to learn and succeed. They're conducting hands-on research with faculty. They're getting one-on-one counseling and support. They're networking. This is the Monmouth experience, where every student matters.


    14:1  
    Student-faculty ratio
    MU offers a hands-on learning environment that is conducive to strong student-faculty dialogue.
    100+  
    Peer & faculty tutors
    Tutoring and Writing Services provides students with academic assistance in one-on-one and group sessions, completely free of charge.
    1,000+  
    Student researchers
    Students have many opportunities to do research with faculty members. At MU, the percentage of students involved in research by their senior year is 10 percentage points above the national average. (SOURCE: 2012 National Survey of Student Engagement)
  • An Accessible, Convenient Destination

    Located in a safe, suburban area, MU is approximately one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia, making it easier for students to apply classroom learning to real-world experience. Our 156-acre campus, one of the most beautiful in New Jersey, is down the road from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, providing a natural classroom for students, as well as a fun, enriching college experience.


    1  
    Mile from the beach
    MU is conveniently located near the shore, with beachfront student housing available throughout the year for eligible students.
    1  
    Hour from New York City & Philadelphia
    MU students are only a 1 hour trip from internship opportunities, cultural events, and entertainment attractions in these major cities.
    10  
    Minutes from Asbury Park & Red Bank
    These local hot spots offer a variety of shops, restaurants, theaters, and live music venues. Students can also learn about the arts through music internships.

Monmouth University Elects New Board Officers 

July 01, 2014

Henry D. Mercer, III '87 Elected Chair of Monmouth University Board of Trustees Jeana M. Piscatelli '01 '02M elected vice chair

Monmouth University Names New Provost 

June 27, 2014

Laura J. Moriarty Named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Monmouth University President Paul R. Brown Honored by Alma Mater 

June 19, 2014

President Paul R. Brown was recognized for his outstanding achievements and contributions to higher education.

Monmouth University Names 2014 Distinguished Teacher of the Year 

June 04, 2014

James P. Mack, EdD, Was Selected for His Passion and Dedication to Teaching.

Met Opera Summer Encore: La Fanciulla del West

Aug 6

Met Opera Summer Encore: La Fanciulla del West

Puccini’s wild-west opera had its world premiere in 1910 at the Met. On the occasion of its centennial, all-American diva Deborah Voigt sings the title role of the “girl of the golden west,” starring opposite Marcello Giordani.

Gallery Exhibition: Glory Bound. Photographs by Barry Schneier

Sep 2-30

Gallery Exhibition: Glory Bound. Photographs by Barry Schneier

Throughout the 1970's, Barry Schneier captured several iconic figures in pivotal moments of their lives, having unprecedented access to these young artists as their careers took flight. Included in the exhibit are images from Bruce Springsteen’s legendary 1974 Harvard Square Theatre show -- a performance cemented in music history after Jon Landau penned the infamous line, “I saw the future of rock and roll and his name in Bruce Springsteen.” Also featured is Patti Smith’s debut tour performance at San Francisco’s Boarding House and Van Morrison’s triumphant return to Boston as he payed tribute to the town where he conceived Astral Weeks. Opening Reception: September 11, 6-8 pm

Gallery Exhibition: MAVIS SMITH / THINK AGAIN

Sep 2-Oct 17

Gallery Exhibition: MAVIS SMITH / THINK AGAIN

Imagining the hidden realities of other people's existences is a continuing theme in the work of Bucks County artist Mavis Smith. Smith, who's works are often done in egg tempera, brings an almost surreal aesthetic to her paintings that further suggests the dislocation of appearances and realities. This exhibition samples a range of Smith's work from years past, as well as several new pieces, including both paintings and works on paper as well as some recent sculptural works incorporating egg shells. Opening Reception: Fri. September 19, from 7 – 9 pm

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