Montclair State University

Acceptance Rate 91.00 %
SAT Average 1,080
2023 Tuition & Fees $22,472
Student Population 20,744
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,620

Academic Overview

Montclair State University Campus, Montclair, NJ
Montclair State University is a public, four-years institute located in Montclair, New Jersey. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $13,762 for New Jersey residents and $22,472 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $13,519 for New Jersey residents and $14,285 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 20,744 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91.00% and the graduation rate is 67% last year.
The salary after graduation from Montclair State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $52,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Montclair State's tuition & fees is $13,762 for New Jersey residents and $22,472 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $13,519 for in-state students and $14,285 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Montclair State. The acceptance rate of Montclair State is 91.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20.00%. The average graduation rate is 67% and the transfer-out rate is 21%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,620 and 55% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 20,744 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Montclair State University is 91.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Montclair State University is 67 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Montclair State University is 21 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Montclair State University is 79 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Montclair State University is 20,744
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Montclair State University is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,620 at Montclair State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
Online Applicationapply.montclair.edu/apply/
Financial Aidwww.montclair.edu/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://montclair.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.montclair.edu/military-affiliated/veteran-military-benefits-overview
Disability Servicewww.montclair.edu/disability-resource-center/

Offered Degrees

Montclair State offers 162 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)80
Doctorate (Practical)10
1-2 Years Certificate40
Post-Bachelor's Certificate330

Special Learning Opportunities

Montclair State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,800)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Montclair State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges