Monmouth University

400 Cedar Ave West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898
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College History

Monmouth University is a private, co-ed university located in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The school was founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College and received its charter in 1995. Through its offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth University educates and prepares students to realize their potential as leaders and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world.

The small population at Monmouth University permits classes to be capped at twenty-five students and all classes are taught by the esteemed faculty, not teaching assistants. The majority of the student body is from the northeastern United States although the diverse student body is made up of academics representing twenty-nine states and twenty-eight foreign countries. Monmouth University's current president is Paul G. Gaffney II.

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Student Life

Total Enrollment: 6,506

Institution Size: 5,000 - 9,999

Campus Setting: Suburban Suburban

Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

School Calendar Type: Semester


Admissions Information

Total Undergrad Enrollment: 4,671

Total Grad Enrollment: 1,835

Admissions Requirements:
High School GPA
Test Scores

Accepted Credit:
Life Experience
Advanced Placement


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Source: U.S. Department of Education 2010/11

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