Montclair State University

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world rank  718

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University Overview

Established in 1908, Montclair State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Montclair (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Montclair State University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Montclair State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Montclair State University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1908
Motto Carpe Diem
Seize the day
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 1 Normal Avenue
Montclair
07043-1624 New Jersey
United States
Tel +1 (973) 655 4000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1 Normal Avenue
Upper Montclair 07043-1624
(973) 655 4444
800 331 9205

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Montclair State University's Library
Montclair State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 432,414 physical volumes, 65,428 physical media, 144,287 digital/electronic medium and 238 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Montclair State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 5,164 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1937


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (CAA/ASHA)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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