Montclair State University

Address:
1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
Phone:
973-655-4000
Website:
http://www.montclair.edu
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About Montclair State University

Montclair State University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate14,139
 Graduate4,032
 Total18,171
GenderFemale61%
 Male39%
Student Age% Under 2570%
 % 25 and Over30%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White55.4%
 % Black8.8%
 % Asian5.4%
 % Latino16.5%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown8.7%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal13,133
 % Admitted50%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Writing450 / 800550 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800560 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,016
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,348
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid75%
 % Undergraduates with Loans62%
 % Undergraduates with Grants43%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,430
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,430
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,700
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,700
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,700

Neighborhood Data for the Montclair Area

Median Age40.1
Median Household Income$158,529
Total Population11,629
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.5% 53.5%
 Age 0-944.9%55.1%
 Age 10-1752.7%47.3%
 Age 18-2445.4%54.6%
 Age 25-2933.3%66.7%
 Age 30-3950.8%49.2%
 40+45.3%54.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.3%
 % Black6.7%
 % Asian6.7%
 % Latino4.8%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,430
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,430
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,578
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%0.0%0.0%
 $500 to $7490.0%0.0%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%18.5%0.0%
 Over $1000100.0%81.5%100.0%
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