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Monmouth University offices are currently open, but are being staffed remotely. Instruction and learning for all students is also being delivered remotely. Campus tours are suspended until further notice. Information and updates are posted to the University’s COVID-19 web page.

Last Updated: 3/25/2020, 8:13 AM


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
  • 26 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: Woodrow Wilson Hall 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, Athletic Training, 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

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