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Montclair State University Student Life

Montclair State University is on a 250-acre campus in a suburban setting in Montclair, New Jersey, not far from New York City. There are many activities and organizations for Montclair State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Montclair State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Montclair State University has a thriving Latin American Student Organization. In fact, more students participate in Latin American Student Organization than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Montclair State University include Players, Black Student Union, Montclair University Gamers and Montclair State Dance Company.

Montclair State University students' favorite campus events are Spring Week, Homecoming and World's Fair.

Does Montclair State University offer student housing?

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

Most Montclair State University students live off campus. In 2021, 20% of undergrads at Montclair State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 80% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Montclair State University. There are 5,100 spots available in on-campus housing for all 16,374 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,9 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Montclair State University offers coed housing and .

Safety at Montclair State University

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Montclair State 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 Montclair State University, take Route 46 to Montclair, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark International Airport 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 Montclair State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Montclair State University Students

63%

Women

37%

Men

89%

Full Time

11%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

40%

32%

14%

7%

3%

3%

1%

0.20%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

16,374

Graduate Students

4,631

Non-Resident / International Students

183

Montclair State University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 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
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 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

21,005

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,073

Out-of-State

$21,033

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 1
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