Monmouth College

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Monmouth College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Monmouth, IL, a predominately rural area. Monmouth College has only around 910 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Many of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score between 950 to 1210, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 19 to 26. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Monmouth College average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.38 for accepted students. About 70% of all students which applied were admitted at Monmouth College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 16% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Monmouth College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Monmouth College was reported as 66.7% in Fall 2020 with over 2,320 applications submitted to Monmouth College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Monmouth College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Monmouth College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Monmouth College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 52.0%
  • 2017-2018: 67.1%
  • 2018-2019: 69.4%
  • 2019-2020: 66.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 61.1%

How Does Monmouth College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Monmouth College is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Iowa Wesleyan College58.3%
Eureka College61.8%
MacMurray College62.7%
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%
Clarke University93.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Monmouth College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 610
Math460 - 600
Total Score950 - 1210
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 26
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 26
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