Montclair State University: Statistics

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#1081 of 14,134 In the World
#322 of 2,597 In North America
#290 of 2,496 In the United States
#6 of 47 In New Jersey
#255 of 1,378 For Education Majors
Top50% For 35 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
83%
Aid receiving
82%
Undergraduates
16,374
Graduates
4,631
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
montclair.edu

Montclair State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 83% 79% 85%
Applicants 11,888 4,098 7,790
Admissions 9,827 3,236 6,591
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,125 1,075 2,050
Freshmen enrolled part time 11 7 4

12,855 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

7,195 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 8964 (43%)
Hispanic 6221 (30%)
Black or African American 2752 (13%)
Asian 1355 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 662 (3%)
Two or more races 604 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 384 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 38 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,570
Students receiving aid
82%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $12,082$12,600
Tuition in-state $12,082$12,600
Tuition out-of-state $20,042$18,432
Fee in-district $991$540
Fee in-state $991$540
Fee out-of-state $991$540

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 5,100
Combined charge for room and board $15,674

Montclair State University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 660 220
Psychology, General 395 11
Human Development and Family Studies, General 272 8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 187 15
Education, General 201
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 197
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 189
Accounting 120 42
English Language and Literature, General 137 13
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 112 27
Social Work 55 55
Communication and Media Studies, Other 96
Music, General 76 13
Public Health, General 69 20
Radio and Television 82
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 81 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 48 33
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 71 8
Information Technology 71 8
Computer and Information Sciences, General 59 18
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 54 18
Political Science and Government, General 69
Economics, General 68
Art & Art Studies, General 66
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 66
Fashion & Apparel Design 62
History, General 61
Mathematics, General 49 11
Sociology, General 56
Linguistics 42 12
Design and Applied Arts, Other 50
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 48
Clinical Psychology 45
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 37
Dance, General 22 10
Special Education and Teaching, General 32
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 32
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 20 11
Sustainability Studies 20 9
Spanish Language and Literature 21 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 19 6
Management Science 25
Athletic Training & Trainer 23 1
Molecular Biology 14 8
Chemistry, General 15 7
Graphic Design 18
Reading Teacher Education 18
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 16
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 14
Journalism 13
Anthropology, General 13
Physics, General 12
Biochemistry 12
Audiology & Audiologist 12
Philosophy 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 11
Music Performance, General 10
Industrial and Product Design 10
French Language and Literature 5 5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 10
Geography 9
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 5 4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 8
Women's Studies 7
Statistics, General 7
Music Therapy & Therapist 6
Religion & Religious Studies 5
Arabic Language and Literature 5
Italian Language and Literature 5
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 5
Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Policy, General 5
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 5
German Language and Literature 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Applied Mathematics, General 3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 2
Computational Science 2
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 2
Latin Language and Literature 1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 1
Environmental Studies 1
Grand Total 3,760 1,269 43
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 60% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,607
Citations
172,908

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,812 / 39,005
Psychology
1,161 / 43,498
Business
822 / 19,891
Medicine
765 / 17,197
Computer Science
758 / 12,969
Environmental Science
640 / 19,724
Sociology
558 / 12,227
Mathematics
453 / 9,452
Economics
445 / 4,948
Biology
443 / 17,182
Engineering
353 / 7,676
Social Psychology
343 / 16,489
Art & Design
322 / 3,289
Chemistry
291 / 13,948
Education Majors
280 / 10,921
Demography
266 / 8,717
Child Psychology
249 / 9,863
Political Science
222 / 2,328
Physics
214 / 46,684
Math Teachers
187 / 5,250
Marketing
173 / 7,543
Geology
171 / 5,003
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
171 / 1,432
Communications and Public Relations
169 / 5,866
Health Science
145 / 3,156
Clinical Psychology
132 / 3,515
Geography and Cartography
128 / 2,297
Gender Studies
127 / 2,900
Investment Banking and Stock trading
122 / 665
Public Health
122 / 2,842
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
116 / 945
Cognitive Science
115 / 4,358
Advertising
111 / 3,410
History
107 / 243
Finance
105 / 841
Ecology
100 / 3,269
Environmental Chemistry
99 / 5,510
Astrophysics and Astronomy
96 / 43,138
Linguistics
87 / 1,680
Environmental Management
79 / 1,746

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 196
1992 26 196
1993 34 272
1994 21 281
1995 29 318
1996 28 305
1997 35 291
1998 56 392
1999 72 380
2000 66 462
2001 64 543
2002 85 680
2003 99 941
2004 126 1172
2005 155 1569
2006 182 1948
2007 209 2852
2008 236 3122
2009 242 4425
2010 257 5351
2011 296 6416
2012 310 7618
2013 326 9348
2014 384 11190
2015 411 12008
2016 420 14597
2017 382 17275
2018 425 21820
2019 435 23432
2020 450 26734
2021 517 27981

Montclair State University alumni

  1. Bruce Willis

    Bruce Willis
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorsingeractorvoice actor
    Biography

    Walter Bruce Willis is an American retired actor. His career began on the off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. He achieved fame with a leading role on the comedy-drama series Moonlighting (1985–1989) and appeared in over a hundred films, gaining widespread recognition as an action hero after his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2020) and other roles.

  2. Allen Ginsberg

    Allen Ginsberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-1997 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    playwrightpoetwriterautobiographerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Irwin Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and writer. As a student at Columbia University in the 1940s, he began friendships with William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, forming the core of the Beat Generation. He vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism, and sexual repression, and he embodied various aspects of this counterculture with his views on drugs, sex, multiculturalism, hostility to bureaucracy, and openness to Eastern religions.

  3. Jason Biggs

    Jason Biggs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actorvoice actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Jason Matthew Biggs is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Jim Levenstein in the American Pie comedy film series and Larry Bloom in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. He also starred in Boys and Girls, Loser, Saving Silverman, Anything Else, Jersey Girl, Eight Below, Over Her Dead Body, and My Best Friend's Girl. Biggs initially gained recognition from his role in the soap opera As the World Turns, for which he was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 1995.

  4. Tobin Bell

    Tobin Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm actortelevision actorwriter
    Biography

    Joseph Henry Tobin Jr., known professionally as Tobin Bell, is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of John Kramer / Jigsaw, the central character of the Saw franchise. He appears in the first eight films in the series, and also voices the character in the two video game adaptations, Saw (2009) and Saw II: Flesh & Blood (2010). His portrayal of Jigsaw has earned him five award nominations and two wins.

General info

Founded 1908
Motto Carpe Diem
Seize the day
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 2,263
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey, 07043-1624
United States
City population 38,000
Phone 9736554000

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