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Undergraduate Admission

Plan a Visit

Join us for a tour of our beautiful, historic campus. Our top priority is doing everything we can to ensure the safety and health of our campus community regarding COVID-19. This includes you and your family. Consequently, campus tours are being run on a limited schedule with participant capacity limits.

Join us for an interactive Virtual Information Session, which will allow you to learn more about Monmouth and continue to have all your questions answered.

We also encourage you to reach out to our office at any time and speak with an admission representative by calling 732-571-3456 or emailing admission@monmouth.edu.

Accepted Students:
Visit your applicant portal for more information about alternative virtual events or to find your admission counselor’s direct contact information.

Virtual Campus Tour

Application Information

The college search and selection process can be daunting, but our admission counselors are here to help you. The resources provided here will help get you started, and additional support is just an e-mail or phone call away.

It has never been easier to apply to Monmouth. Apply through the Common Application or the Monmouth University online Application for Admission.

Applicants are required to submit an application for admission along with a non-refundable $50 application fee (or fee waiver for qualified students), all official transcripts, standardized test scores (for applicants beginning with the class of 2021, test scores are not required if applicants select our Test Optional Application Review), at least one letter of recommendation, and a personal essay of 250 to 500 words. Please note that some programs require a special essay; you will be informed of this requirement on the application. Please refer to the application instructions for additional details.

You can find out more about application deadlines and Test Optional versus Traditional application plans at Monmouth.edu/apply.

For School Counselors

Slate.org

We want to work with you in assisting your students in finding out if Monmouth University is the right place for them. Monmouth University is a member of Slate.org; if you have not already done so, we encourage you to sign up for access (it’s all free) to this incredible tool to help you find out information about all your Monmouth University applicants in one place. More than 1,300 colleges and universities across the country are members of Slate.org. You can access information about your students’ applications, upload materials and best of all, your students can now join too.  

You and your students can visit Slate.org to find out more and to create an account and gain access to this really powerful tool.

Counselor Visit Programs

The Monmouth University Office of Undergraduate Admission hosts counselor programs throughout the year both on and off campus. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we have had to place a hold on these programs. Watch this page and your email for updates about when we are able to continue our counselor programming.

Find out about Monmouth University’s Special Programs

Educational Opportunity Fund Program

The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program is a state-funded program that offers an opportunity for highly-motivated, and economically and educationally disadvantaged students to attend college. This program is limited to 40 incoming freshmen each year and has special application requirements. Find out more about the EOF Program at Monmouth University by visiting www.monmouth.edu/eof/. Or, contact Emma Caban at 732-263-5882 or ecaban@monmouth.edu for more details.

3+3 Bachelor’s of Health Studies/Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program

Monmouth University’s 3+3 B.S. in Health Studies/Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) accelerated program allows students to enter into Monmouth as an undergraduate student and complete their B.S. and OTD degrees in just six years. This program is highly competitive and has special application requirements. Please visit Monmouth.edu/OTD or contact the Admission Office with questions.

4+2 Bachelor’s of Health Studies/M.S.Ed. in Speech-Language Pathology

Monmouth University’s 4+2 B.S. in Health Studies/M.S.Ed. in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) accelerated program allows students to enter into Monmouth as an undergraduate student and go directly into our highly competitive cohort program in SLP. This program is highly competitive and has special application requirements. Please visit Monmouth.edu/SLP for more information.

Bachelor’s + Master’s Programs

Monmouth University offers more than 200 combinations of Bachelor’s + Master’s degree programs, designed for students to move from undergraduate to graduate work seamlessly. Find out more about these options at Monmouth.edu/B+M.

Home-Schooled Students

Monmouth welcomes applications from home-schooled students! The University recognizes the unique circumstances of home-schooled students and takes the time to evaluate applicants individually. Students will be sure to appreciate Monmouth’s small class sizes that allow for individual attention and experienced faculty that are devoted to helping students from a variety of backgrounds achieve their educational pursuits.

Monmouth students are privy to special services including the First Year at Monmouth Office, designed to help incoming first-year students adapt to their new environment and make the transition to university life a smooth one. The Center for Student Success offers academic advising and individual personal and career counseling, while the Academic Skills Services provides personalized academic assistance. Additionally, employment counseling and skill building is available through Monmouth’s Career Development office. The University truly offers a wealth of resources to help students succeed!

A candidate for admission who has been home-schooled is asked to follow certain guidelines in the application process. Please note that all home-schooled students are required to meet their home state requirements and submit appropriate supporting documentation demonstrating that they have done so, should they be asked to by Monmouth University. Please contact the Admission Office for additional information.

Application Deadlines

Early Decision

Binding application
for first-time, full-time students.

Application
Deadline

Nov

15

Notification
Deadline

Dec

15

Early Action

Non-binding application
for first-time, full-time students.

Application
Deadline

Dec

1

Notification
Deadline

Jan

15

Regular Decision

Non-binding application

Application
Deadline

Mar

1

Notification
Deadline

Apr

1

Transfer Students

Non-binding application

Fall Application
Deadline

Jul

15

Spring Application
Deadline

Dec

1

Important Notes

  • Applicants to the following programs must submit their applications and all supporting documents by December 1 for the fall start term only (notification is January 15) for the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    • 3+3 Health Studies/Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
    • 3+2 Health Studies/Master in Speech-Language Pathology (MSEd)
    • 3+3 Anthropology/Physician Assistant (MS)
    • 3+3 Biology/Physician Assistant (MS)
    • 3+3 Health Studies/Physician Assistant (MS)

Programs of Study

Majors

Minors