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Monmouth College

Monmouth, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%
Acceptance Rate66%

About Monmouth College

If you’ve been on our campus visit or met any of our alumni, you already know that Monmouth is a special place. We’re not totally sure what the perfect recipe for college life is, but we’re pretty sure it includes a heaping cup of feeling like home, an excellent liberal arts education, great relationships with faculty and a dash of bagpipes. Welcome to our (virtual) home. We are a private, residential, national liberal arts college, offering majors in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. We have small, seminar-style classes, awesome internship and study-abroad opportunities, and summer research experiences for thoughtful, intellectually engaged and ambitious students.

Monmouth College is a private, religious college in the town of Monmouth, Illinois. Monmouth College was founded in 1853. The college currently enrolls around 756 students a year, including 769 undergrads.

Monmouth College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Monmouth College. The acceptance rate at Monmouth College is 66%. In 2022, 2,526 students applied to Monmouth College and 1,658 were admitted.

Monmouth College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 19%

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Monmouth College is located in Monmouth, Illinois,.

If you would like to see Monmouth College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 34 to Monmouth, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Quad City International.

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College Info

Monmouth College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Monmouth College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Monmouth College is Continuous processing.

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Monmouth College SAT Scores


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Math SAT Range

520 - 630


Reading SAT Range

530 - 640

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Monmouth College is like? There are approximately 756 students enrolled at Monmouth College, including 769 undergraduate students and -13 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from IL and 21% percent of students are from other states.


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