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 6,500 students are enrolled at MU.

The majority of students that got into this school had an SAT score in the range of 1050 - 1240, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 21 - 27. 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 3.45 for accepted students. 77% of all those students that apply are granted admission to MU, from which 14 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Monmouth University (MU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Monmouth University was reported as 76.6% in Fall 2020 with over 8,980 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 ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • MU Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for MU has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 77.3%
  • 2017-2018: 73.9%
  • 2018-2019: 77.0%
  • 2019-2020: 76.6%
  • Projected MU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 71.0%

How Does Monmouth University (MU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for MU is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Georgian Court University71.2%
Wagner College70.7%
CUNY Medgar Evers College90.3%
Saint Joseph's College-New York71.2%
Pratt Institute-Main55.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 620
Math520 - 620
Total Score1050 - 1240
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math21 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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