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Montclair State University

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Rating

Public

Type

24,235

Students

$20,042

Tuition

76%

Acceptance

#581

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Montclair, NJ

1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043-1624

Montclair State University is a very large public college located in Montclair, NJ ranked 16th in New Jersey. It has a total of 19,009 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting narrowly north of 3 out of every 4 applicants. Montclair State University offers 169 different majors and is best known for its Human Development and Family Studies, Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, and Fashion Design programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 8th, and 17th respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,082 for in-state students and $20,042 for those from out-of-state, Montclair State University is moderately priced. 67.22% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, joining the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to take home near $49,600 per year, which is 19% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$21,033
Above Average

Montclair State University

$21,033

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$40,068

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,771

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

76%Acceptance
Less Selective

Montclair State University

76%

National

69%
Sat

990 - 1180

44% of students submit

Admissions Yield

32%

ACT

0 - 0

0% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$65

Students

19,009Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

40%

In-state

83%

Female

60%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

11%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
18% Business Administration and Management, General9% Psychology, General5% Human Development and Family Studies, General68% Others

18% Business Administration and Management, General

9% Psychology, General

5% Human Development and Family Studies, General

68% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

18%

969 Graduates

Psychology, General

9%

456 Graduates

Human Development and Family Studies, General

5%

278 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

5%

245 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

204 Graduates

Educational Leadership and Administration, General

4%

204 Graduates

Education, General

4%

195 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General

3%

169 Graduates

Accounting

3%

152 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

453,345

Academic Spend per Student

$10,160

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,900/Year

Montclair State University

$36,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$49,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

67%