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Monmouth University Student Life

Monmouth University is on a 170-acre campus in a suburban setting in West Long Branch, New Jersey, not far from New York City and Philadelphia. Monmouth University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Monmouth University also has fraternities and sororities.

Monmouth University has a thriving WMCX/Student Radio Station. In fact, more students participate in WMCX/Student Radio Station than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Monmouth University include International Club, Youth Activists at MU, Veteran's Association and Snow Riders.

Monmouth University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, The Big Event and Spring Fest.

Monmouth University Housing

Monmouth University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Monmouth University students live off campus. In 2021, 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 4,263 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,791 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Monmouth University offers coed housing and .

Monmouth University Athletics

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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf 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
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Sailing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Monmouth University 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 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.

Plan a Visit to Monmouth University

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 University, take Garden State Parkway to West Long Branch, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Jersey 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 University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Monmouth University Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

69%

15%

5%

4%

3%

2%

1%

0.07%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

4,263

Graduate Students

1,411

Non-Resident / International Students

60

Monmouth University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 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

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,674

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,680

Out-of-State

$41,680

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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