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 an enrollment of nearly 1,400 students.

Many of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score between 1440 to 1620, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 20 to 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Monmouth College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.25 for accepted students. About 60% of all students which applied were admitted at Monmouth College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 21% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Monmouth College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Monmouth College was reported as 64.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,970 college 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

  • SAT Scores: 1440 - 1620
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.25

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Monmouth College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.0%
  • 2010-2011: 66.7%
  • 2011-2012: 64.5%
  • 2012-2013: 61.5%
  • 2013-2014: 64.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.3%

How Does Monmouth College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Monmouth College is sixteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Knox College75.0%
Augustana College58.7%
Saint Ambrose University96.2%
Iowa Wesleyan College60.1%
Culver-Stockton College59.3%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Monmouth College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 540
Math470 - 510
Writing480 - 570
Total Score1440 - 1620
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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