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Quick Facts

Founded: 1933

Type: Private

Student-to-faculty ratio: 13:1 (UG & GR)

Demographics: Students come from 30 countries and 30 states

Fall 2017 Enrollment

  • Total enrollment: 6,340
    • Undergraduate: 4,502 full-time, 204 part-time
    • Graduate: 1,634 (40% are full-time)


  • Full-Time: 310
  • Part-Time: 365 (including administrative adjuncts)
  • Percentage of full-time faculty with terminal degrees: 74.5%

Degrees and Programs

  • 32 baccalaureate degree programs
  • 24 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: 168
  • Buildings: 58
  • Landmark Buildings: Woodrow Wilson Hall is a National Historic Register. Guggenheim wing of Monmouth University Library is on the National Register of Historic Places
  • $102,500,000 in new construction over six years without incurring debt
  • Recently completed building projects: Edison Science Building (2017), Kessler Stadium (2017), Pozycki Hall (2015), Hesse Hall (2014)


  • NCAA Division I: 23 teams
  • 546 Students engaged in Division I sports (12.2% of full-time undergraduate students)
  • Nickname: Hawks
  • Colors: Blue and White
  • Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), Big South (Football)


  • Operating Budget: $179,626,000
  • Endowment: $90,313,000 (as of 06/30/2017)
  • Discount rate for overall undergraduate, including athletics: 37.6%


  • NJ Clean Energy School
  • Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Leadership
  • First private institution in NJ to voluntarily enter into a sustainability agreement with EPA
  • Princeton Review 2016 Green College
  • 2017 Recognized by Metro Atlantic Conference as largest green power user in conference
  • Purchase 15% of energy from green sources

Distinctive Features

  • Centers of Distinction
  • 100% of students engaged in experiential learning
  • Monmouth finished 1st in overall Commissioner’s Cup standings in our 3rd straight year (our 4th year in the MAAC)
  • Music Industry concentration is one of only a select few offered throughout the country
  • Only ABET-accredited BS Software Engineering in New Jersey
  • GRAMMY Museum affiliate
  • Peace Corps Prep Program, the only one in NJ
  • Coastal location about an hour’s drive from New York and Philadelphia