Monmouth College Rankings

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#4401 of 14,131 In the World
#1235 of 2,597 In North America
#1160 of 2,496 In the United States
#49 of 100 In Illinois

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$18,685 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
860
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Monmouth College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 64% 76%
Applicants 2,663 1,484 1,179
Admissions 1,849 952 897
Freshmen enrolled full time 233 121 112

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
85 or 36%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Monmouth College are 1050-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
32 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Monmouth College are 20-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 573 (67%)
Hispanic 100 (12%)
Black or African American 76 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 42 (5%)
Two or more races 34 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 23 (3%)
Asian 9 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,685/year
Average aid awarded
$33,290
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $13,733
$30-48K $14,440
$48-75K $15,788
$75-110K $19,276
$110K+ $21,995

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $41,330
Tuition in-state $41,330
Tuition out-of-state $41,330

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,400
Combined charge for room and board $9,630
Room charge $5,350
Meal charge $4,280

Monmouth College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General 39
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 20
Psychology, General 14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 12
Economics, General 11
Political Science and Government, General 10
History, General 9
English Language and Literature, General 8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 8
Sociology, General 7
Computer Science 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 6
Accounting 5
Art & Art Studies, General 5
Physics, General 3
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 3
International Business & Trade & Commerce 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Biopsychology 3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
Public Relations & Image Management 3
Chemistry, General 3
International & Globalization Studies 2
Biochemistry 1
Music, General 1
Grand Total 194
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 58% 47% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%

Publications & Citations

Publications
305
Citations
6,814

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
140 / 958
Sociology
43 / 363
Psychology
42 / 1,557
Political Science
31 / 83
Medicine
29 / 238
Computer Science
27 / 2,976
Economics
26 / 166
Art & Design
25 / 243
Business
23 / 426
Engineering
23 / 416
History
22 / 33
Biology
22 / 735
Physics
21 / 162
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
20 / 6
Social Psychology
19 / 1,011
Media Studies
15 / 59
Mathematics
15 / 167
Gender Studies
14 / 280
Political Economy
14 / 139
Environmental Science
12 / 316
Child Psychology
11 / 708
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
9 / 2,681
Chemistry
9 / 98
Aesthetics
8 / 66
Classics and Ancient History
8 / 11
Law
8 / 52
Statistics
8 / 117
Philosophy
8 / 24
Broadcast Journalism
7 / 53
Development Studies
6 / 133
Geography and Cartography
6 / 83
Communications and Public Relations
6 / 39
Art History
6 / 1
Materials Science
6 / 52
Reliability and Quality Engineering
5 / 33
Education Majors
5 / 196
Atomic and Molecular physics
5 / 4
Zoology
5 / 50
Creative Writing
5 / 31
Ecology
4 / 286

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 64
1992 13 59
1993 9 56
1994 27 97
1995 12 60
1996 2 100
1997 5 100
1998 2 136
1999 3 115
2000 6 130
2001 2 133
2002 2 198
2003 8 173
2004 3 189
2005 1 235
2006 3 255
2007 4 281
2008 10 319
2009 6 325
2010 9 288
2011 9 385
2012 11 362
2013 4 356
2014 10 392
2015 13 446
2016 9 406
2017 13 411
2018 15 400
2019 15 492
2020 16 484
2021 8 553

Monmouth College alumni

  1. James Stockdale

    James Stockdale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2005 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    military officeraircraft pilotpolitician
    Biography

    James Bond "Jim" Stockdale was a United States Navy vice admiral and aviator, awarded the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, during which he was a prisoner of war for over seven years.

  2. Helen Wagner

    Helen Wagner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2010 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    television actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Helen Losee Wagner was an American actress.

  3. Joe Tait

    Joe Tait
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-2021 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    sports journalist
    Biography

    Joseph Tait was an American sports broadcaster who was the play-by-play announcer on radio for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and both TV and radio for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. With the exception of two seasons in the early 1980s and illness during his final season, he was the Cavaliers' radio announcer from the team's inception in 1970 through the 2010–11 season. He won the Basketball Hall of Fame 2010 Curt Gowdy Media Award.

  4. Ilo Wallace

    Ilo Wallace
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1888-1981 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ilo Wallace was the wife of Henry A. Wallace, the 33rd vice president of the United States. She was the second lady of the United States from 1941 until 1945. She was the sponsor of the battleship USS Iowa.

General info

Founded 1853
Motto Lux
Light
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 237
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 700 E Broadway
Monmouth, Illinois, 61462-1998
United States
City population 9,000
Phone 3094572311

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