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Monmouth University is a coeducational, private university located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. It was established in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College. It was renamed to Monmouth College in 1956. In 1995, it received its charter and was finally christened as Monmouth University. The University grants admission to more than 4, 500 students every year.

Monmouth University is organized into the following schools:

  • Graduate School
  • Honors School
  • Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Education
  • School of Science, Technology, and Engineering
  • School of Social Work
  • Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • The University's sports teams are called the Monmouth Hawks. The official mascot is a blue colored hawk. The University sponsors a variety of sports for its students. Men can participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor track, soccer, field hockey, tennis, and outdoor track and field. Women can participate in basketball, cross country, golf, indoor track, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and outdoor track and field.

    Profile of Monmouth University

    Monmouth University is located in West Long Branch, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Monmouth University is the Post-Master's certificate.

    Course Topics

    The school is known for its programs in music and media.

    Monmouth University Selectivity

    Monmouth University does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 500 and 590.


    Monmouth University has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

    Student Enrolment

    Monmouth University had 6, 494 enrolled students in 2007.

    Student Life

    Full-time students are the norm at the school. Monmouth University offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Northeast Conference.

    Monmouth University Programs and Degrees
    General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
    Business and Management 344 business management, accounting
    Liberal Arts 228 history, English, political science, anthropology, social studies, foreign language and literature, general studies, liberal arts and sciences, . . .
    Education and Teaching 224 education, school Counselling, educational administration, special ed, reading teaching, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
    Media 185 communication studies, public relations
    Therapy and Counselling 132 psychology, Counselling psychology, substance abuse Counselling
    Family and Social Work 105 social work
    Security and Law Enforcement 78 criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration
    Nursing and Emergency Medicine 57 nursing science, various nursing, adult health nursing
    Science 43 biology, chemistry, biological and biomedical sciences
    Music 34 music, music management
    Art Studies 31 art studies
    Engineering 27 various engineering courses, electrical engineering
    Mathematics 26 mathematics
    Computer Science and Engineering 17 computer and info science
    Fine Arts 9 fine arts studies
    Medical Support and Technology 4 clinical lab tech

    Contact: Monmouth University

    Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave

    West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898

    General Phone: (732) 571-3400


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