Monmouth University is on a 170-acre campus in the suburban setting of West Long Branch, New Jersey, not far from New York City and Philadelphia.
Monmouth University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Monmouth University has fraternities and sororities.
Monmouth University has the WMCX/Student Radio Station. In fact, more students participate in the WMCX/Student Radio Station than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Monmouth University include International Club, Youth Activists at MU, Veterans Association and Snow Riders.
Monmouth University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, The Big Event and Spring Fest.
This table offers information on housing at Monmouth University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||40%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,050|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,569|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||60%|
Monmouth University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Monmouth University students live off campus. In 2022, 40% of undergrads at Monmouth University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 60% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Monmouth University. There are 2,050 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,080 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,569 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Monmouth University offers coed housing.
At Monmouth University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Monmouth University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
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 University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Monmouth University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Monmouth University 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 University has Crime Prevention programs, Surviving Active Shooter presentations, Periodically conduct security assessments.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Monmouth University, take Garden State Parkway to West Long Branch, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.
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