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Get to Know the Garden State!

New Jersey is more than the birthplace of Bruce Springsteen and the threshold of New York City and Philadelphia – the state is packed with bustling cities, rustic farming communities, towering mountains, and azure ocean beaches. Exciting adventures are mere footsteps from Monmouth University’s campus.


The maritime climate gives the Monmouth University campus weather the best of both worlds – warm summer sun perfect for beach days gives way to cooler days that offer opportunities for winter recreation.


While helpful, a car isn’t essential to travel to and from Monmouth University. America’s most extensive transportation network crosses New Jersey, allowing easy access to major cities like New York and Philadelphia and regional airports by train, ferry, and bus.


Monmouth University is proud of its lush, green campus – but New Jersey has plenty of natural beauty and outdoor activities to enjoy, with many convenient to campus.

New Jersey is the locus for great modern music, from the doo-wop sound pioneered by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to the Jonas Brothers, the state’s musical history is still being written. Asbury Park, long considered the Mecca for Jersey Shore musicians, lies just a few miles from campus.

Businesses in New Jersey

New Jersey’s thriving commercial economy offer a wealth of shopping options, and at the shopping centers and downtowns near Monmouth University’s great location, there is a storefront for every need.

Fun and Entertainment in New Jersey

With a calendar full of on-campus activities, Monmouth University offers plenty of fun – but if the wanderlust strikes, the surrounding area contains world-class museums, concert venues, and sprawling theme parks.