• 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)
    10 
     
    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.

New Trustees Bring Diverse Leadership Experience to Monmouth University 

June 29, 2015

John Christopher Appointed General Counsel 

June 18, 2015

Monmouth University has named John J. Christopher, J.D., Vice President & General Counsel

Womack Is New Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences 

May 31, 2015

Internationally known scholar and writer Kenneth Womack, PhD, to join the university in July

In the News: Strategic planning complete. Now what? 

May 29, 2015

President Brown's op-ed was featured on University Business on May 29.

Cabaret for LIfe presents Smokey Joe's Cafe

Aug 6-9

Cabaret for LIfe presents Smokey Joe's Cafe

Cabaret for LIfe presents Smokey Joe's Cafe directed and choreographed by Jose de las Cuesta and musical direction by Corey Everly.

Met Opera: La Traviata (Broadcast in HD)

Jul 9

Met Opera: La Traviata (Broadcast in HD)

Willy Decker’s stunning production of Verdi’s timeless tragedy stars the riveting singing actress Natalie Dessay as Violetta. Matthew Polenzani is Alfredo Germont, the young man from a good family who risks everything for Violetta. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s father. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.

Jody Joseph presents Four Common Threads: One Heartstring

Jul 11

Jody Joseph presents Four Common Threads: One Heartstring

In an intimate setting, Jody Joseph reveals her feelings about life and love through the powerful songs of four legendary artists. While unveiling the musical DNA that threads through the heart and soul of Jody Joseph, and the artists who influenced her life: Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler, Janis Joplin, and Stevie Nick, she sings and talks about the common thread that weaved its way thru her own musical life and also shows the parallels in her own songwriting. This particular show, where Jody is performing as herself, is up front and personal, riveting, witty, and real.

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