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Monmouth College Student Life

Monmouth College is on a 112-acre campus in a small town setting in Monmouth, Illinois. There are many activities and organizations for Monmouth College students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Monmouth College also has fraternities and sororities.

Monmouth College has a thriving Fighting Scots Marching Band and Jazz Band. In fact, more students participate in Fighting Scots Marching Band and Jazz Band than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Monmouth College include Associated Students of Monmouth College, Crimson Masque (theatre), Alternative Spring Break and Coalition for Ethnic Awareness.

The Monmouth College community comes together each year for Homecoming, Scots Day (Founders' Day) and Family Weekend.

Does Monmouth College offer student housing?

Monmouth College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Monmouth College students live on campus. In 2021, 91% of undergrads at Monmouth College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Monmouth College. There are 1,200 spots available in on-campus housing for all 873 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 78 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Monmouth College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Monmouth College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Monmouth College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Monmouth College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Monmouth College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Monmouth College has full-time Director of Campus Security.

Plan a Visit to Monmouth College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Monmouth College, take U.S. Highway 34 to Monmouth, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Quad City International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Monmouth College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Monmouth College Students

52%

Women

48%

Men

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

66%

12%

9%

5%

4%

2%

1%

0.35%

Undergraduate Students

873

Non-Resident / International Students

17

Monmouth College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

873

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,390

Out-of-State

$41,390

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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