Montclair State University Rankings

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In the World#831 of 14178
In North America#277 of 2629
In the United States#247 of 2528
In New Jersey#4 of 47
In Montclair#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
1085
Aid receiving
83%
Undergraduates
16,687
Graduates
4,320
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Montclair State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%71%79%
Applicants12,7294,5478,181
Admissions9,7133,2466,467
Freshmen enrolled full time3,0821,1161,966
Freshmen enrolled part time19910

5,450 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,030 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,357 or 44%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Montclair State University are 990-1180 (middle 50% range).

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

White9049 (43%)
Hispanic5762 (27%)
Black or African American2791 (13%)
Asian1279 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown981 (5%)
Two or more races560 (3%)
Nonresident Alien521 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander41 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,544
Students receiving aid
83%

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 capacity5,100
Combined charge for room and board$15,674
Room charge$11,084
Meal charge$4,590

Montclair State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General725244
Psychology, General4533
Human Development and Family Studies, General27017
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other245
Biology & Biological Sciences, General19212
Educational Leadership and Administration, General204
Education, General1941
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General14524
Accounting11339
English Language and Literature, General1407
Public Health, General9320
Social Work5849
Computer and Information Sciences, General7036
Music, General7919
Kinesiology and Exercise Science87
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services87
Information Technology823
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5119
Radio and Television70
Sociology69
History, General68
Art & Art Studies, General661
Fashion & Apparel Design66
Communication and Media Studies, Other65
Political Science and Government, General65
Economics, General63
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General563
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4612
Design and Applied Arts, Other53
Clinical Psychology53
Mathematics, General3517
Linguistics3710
Cinematography and Film & Video Production44
Humanities & Humanistic Studies43
Dance, General382
Molecular Biology2613
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General34
Legal Professions and Studies, Other1815
Special Education and Teaching, General31
Geology & Earth Science, General228
Reading Teacher Education29
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse25
Sustainability Studies1113
Industrial and Organizational Psychology22
Biochemistry21
Spanish Language and Literature165
Athletic Training & Trainer19
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General19
Graphic Design18
Journalism17
Chemistry, General123
Geography14
Music Therapy & Therapist12
Anthropology11
French Language and Literature56
Women's Studies11
Audiology & Audiologist11
Physics, General9
Management Science8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth8
Religion & Religious Studies7
Music Performance, General7
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography43
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General6
Industrial and Product Design6
German Language and Literature5
Italian Language and Literature5
Philosophy5
Statistics, General4
Natural Resources Management and Policy4
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services4
Arabic Language and Literature2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other2
Health Teacher Education1
Education, Other1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Grand Total4,0131,26337
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%61%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,168
Citations
176,734

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,395
Computer science
669
Sociology
582
Medicine
381
Business
374
Chemistry
294
Biology
282
Mathematics
263
Economics
255
Political science
233
Geology
198
Environmental science
161
Physics
159
Geography
125
Art
123
History
104
Engineering
103
Philosophy
70
Materials science
39

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology46710,264
Psychology53043,723
Physics55037,270
Business6039,476
Political science6922,098
History734236
Geology7375,159
Philosophy739256
Art775155
Environmental science8695,591
Economics9304,319
Geography10301,853
Computer science14025,859
Medicine15028,133
Mathematics15543,376
Biology16769,284
Chemistry16939,415
Engineering19511,205
Materials science26241,318

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199024204
199120181
199224182
199332242
199417254
199526305
199629268
199734262
199847359
199966367
200058395
200156500
200271621
200379832
20041151075
20051491395
20061711722
20071882562
20082232881
20092254016
20102344857
20112745920
20122887078
20133048634
201437410324
201540411156
201639213280
201737415109
201840419648
201942821574
202040422496

General info

Founded1908
WikipediaMontclair State University
MottoCarpe Diem
Seize the day
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff2,431
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey, 07043-1624
United States
City population38,000
Phone9736554000

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