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Quick Facts

Founded: 1933

Type: Private

Student-to-faculty ratio: 12:1 (UG & GR)

Demographics: Students come from 34 countries and 36 states


Fall 2019 Enrollment

  • Total enrollment: 5,953
    • Undergraduate: 4,301 full-time, 149 part-time
    • Graduate: 1,503 (41% are full-time)


  • Full-Time: 320
  • Part-Time: 375 (including administrative adjuncts)
  • Percentage of full-time faculty with terminal degrees: 74.1%

Degrees and Programs

  • 33 bachelor’s degree programs
  • 25 master’s degree programs
  • 2 doctoral degree programs

Tuition and Fees


  • Location: 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, New Jersey. One mile from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and about an hour from New York City and Philadelphia
  • Graduate Center Location: Monmouth Park Corporate Center, 185 Route 36, West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Acres: 170.21
  • Buildings: 75
  • Landmark Buildings: The Great Hall at Shadow Lawn is a National Historic Register. Guggenheim wing of Monmouth University Library is on the National Register of Historic Places
  • $168,257,878 in new construction over eight years without incurring debt
  • Recently completed building projects: Graduate Center at Monmouth Park Corporate Center – Student Lounge, Speech Language Pathology, Literacy Center (2019) So Sweet A Cat Field Hockey Field (2018), New Outdoor Track and Field Facility (2018), Edison Science Building (2017), Kessler Stadium (2017), Lakehouse in Asbury Park, NJ for Music & Theatre (2017 & 2015), Pozycki Hall (2015), Hesse Hall (2014)


  • NCAA Division I: 23 teams
  • 533 Students engaged in Division I sports (12% of full-time undergraduate students)
  • Nickname: Hawks
  • Colors: Blue and White
  • Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), Big South (Football)


  • Operating Budget: $178,425,294
  • Endowment: $100,097,000 (as of 06/30/2019)
  • Discount rate for overall undergraduate, including athletics: 41.1%


  • NJ Clean Energy School

  • 2019 NJDEP Recycling Award

  • NJ Sustainable Business Association of NJ Recyclers Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Leadership

  • First private institution in NJ to voluntarily enter into a sustainability agreement with the EPA

  • 2017 Recognized by Metro Atlantic Conference as largest green power user in conference

  • Purchase 15% of energy from green sources

  • Two solar generating systems combined capacity to generate over 1.02 MW of renewable electricity

  • Demand Response Program

Distinctive Features

  • 100% of students engaged in experiential learning
  • Music Industry concentration is one of only a select few offered throughout the country
  • GRAMMY Museum affiliate
  • The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University

  • Only ABET-accredited BS Software Engineering in New Jersey

  • Peace Corps Prep Program, the only one in NJ

  • Coastal location about an hour’s drive from New York and Philadelphia