Monmouth University, Long Branch, NJ

– 1933 began as a junior college in Long Branch, NJ
– In the 1950’s Woolworth estate was donated to the town and then Monmouth acquired it and Monmouth 4 year institution was established
– 4300 undergrad, 2000 graduates
– 1 mile to the beach, 1 hour from NYC and Philly, very nice suburban area
– Environmental and Biology Policy program – very popular
– Liberal Arts school
– Large business school
– Communications and Broadcasting
– Education program
– 1450 – 1720 on mid 50%, looking at all 3 parts
– ACT 23-24
– GPA 3.3
– Admit rate just over 60%
– Students primarily from NJ, 25% from out of state
– Div I athletics
– Ryder, Seton Hall, Marist and Quinnipiac crossover schools
– Football, soccer, Lacrosse, swimming, bowling team…etc.
– 83% of freshman live on campus
– COA $46K
– Merit scholarship based on GPA and Test scores. On web site can calculate merit aid, in state up to $17K, out of state up to $21K
– FAFSA school
– Track demonstrated interest, minor part of admissions process
– Admit into school, except into nursing program, that is direct entry, BSN and a masters and doctorate nursing program
– Physicians Assistant program
– 20% Greek life
– Not a specific LD program but have accommodations, tutoring, writing and math center, peer and faculty tutoring
– Avg class size 25, largest class is 35, no large lecture classes
– 14:1 student to faculty ratio
– Partnership with Washington DC program
– Graphic design and animation

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