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, religous school located in the small town setting of Monmouth, IL
Founded in 1853, Monmouth College currently enrolls around 873 students a year, including 873 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $122,619,245. The school spends $17,275 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 69%
Average GPA: 3.3
Mean ACT score: 23
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Admission to Monmouth College is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Monmouth College is 69 percent.
The average high school GPA for a student at Monmouth College is 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 23.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
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Out of the 394 students who started at Monmouth College as first-time freshman, 201 graduate within four years.
Monmouth College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 60 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 76 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average starting salary for recent grads is $40,000 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $29,767 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Monmouth College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Monmouth College a good school for YOU?
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Monmouth College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Monmouth College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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