16,852
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,931
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Montclair State University is a University institution located in Montclair, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07043-1624
United States
Contact Jeff Indiveri-Gant
Director of Admissions
Email: undergraduate.admissions@montclair.edu
Phone: 973-655-3316
Fax: 973-655-7700

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Latin Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
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Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,384
Applied
9,457
Accepted
16,852
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

8,403
Females Applied
6,276
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,981
Males Applied
3,181
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.24
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 15th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,132
In-state
18,920
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,658
Full-time student fees
15,564
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,931
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,632
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,229
Avg. Loan Aid
4,899
Avg. Grant Aid
8,536
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

16,852
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.62%
Black or African American 12.83%
White or Caucasian 41.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.08%
Asian 5.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 2.93%
Other 7.29%

Gender

Male (39.05%)
Female (60.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Montclairfest/M-Glow and World's Fair

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Latin American Student Organization, Campus Recreation, MSU Players, Unified Asian American Student Organization and SLAM (Student Life At Montclair)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
video surveillance, student escorts

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,855
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 636
Part-time - 1,219
Male - 886
Female - 969