Monmouth University (MU)

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Monmouth University can be found in West Long Branch, NJ, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 7,200 students are enrolled at MU.

The majority of students that got into this school had an SAT score in the range of 1450 - 1720, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 22 - 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Monmouth University (MU) average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. 78% of all those students that apply are granted admission to MU, from which 21 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Monmouth University (MU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Monmouth University was reported as 77.9% in Fall 2013 with over 5,540 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • MU SAT Scores: 1450 - 1720
  • MU ACT Scores: 22 - 25
  • MU Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Monmouth University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into MU, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.7%
  • 2010-2011: 59.9%
  • 2011-2012: 66.4%
  • 2012-2013: 71.1%
  • 2013-2014: 77.9%
  • Projected MU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.8%

How Does Monmouth University (MU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for MU is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Georgian Court University77.9%
Wagner College69.9%
CUNY Medgar Evers College91.4%
Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus86.9%
Saint Joseph's College-New York75.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes 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 University (MU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 560
Math490 - 590
Writing480 - 570
Total Score1450 - 1720
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score22 - 25
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