Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 15,993
Graduate Enrollment: 4,651
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 90.61%

Male/Female: 37% / 63% (2017)

First generation college students: 41.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,110
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1010 - 1210


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 70.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 52.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 40.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 29.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 40.2%
Black: 13.7%
Hispanic: 32.0%
Asian: 6.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 1.0%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,180
In-State tuition: $13,298
Out-of-State tuition: $21,418

Estimated books and supplies: $1,240 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,388 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,170 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,118 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,170 (2022)

Average Family Income: $67,421 (2017)
Median Family Income: $40,178 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 43.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 45.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $233 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,028
$30k-48k $10,565
$48k-75k $15,177
$75k-110k $19,814
$110k+ $21,571

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 48%
6-year graduation rate: 67%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,573 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,400 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 66.6% (2015)
@3 year 72.5% (2017)
@5 year 79.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 51.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 56.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $36,026 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $51,272 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Education, Other. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 9
Master's Degree Education, General. 194 $326 $56,776 ($4,731) $59,970 ($4,998)
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 4
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 204 $313 $70,653 ($5,888) $79,327 ($6,611)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 11
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 31 $62,351 ($5,196) $59,074 ($4,923)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 3
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 87 $442 $49,943 ($4,162) $59,738 ($4,978)
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 9 $65,855 ($5,488)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 8
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 51 $27,000 $270 $47,295 ($3,941) $53,620 ($4,468)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 50 $293 $61,510 ($5,126) $58,734 ($4,895)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 4
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 140 $25,092 $245 $30,300 ($2,525) $42,783 ($3,565)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 43 $25,967 $239 $26,774 ($2,231) $43,121 ($3,593)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 192 $26,000 $249 $32,303 ($2,692) $42,414 ($3,535)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 12
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 47 $27,000 $265 $35,645 ($2,970)
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 13
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 4
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 35 $22,125 $235 $51,646 ($4,304) $53,441 ($4,453)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 17 $60,383 ($5,032)
Master's Degree Statistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 11
Master's Degree Sustainability Studies. 13
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 245 $25,000 $236 $31,953 ($2,663) $55,472 ($4,623)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 63 $25,000 $252 $39,587 ($3,299)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 14 $30,990 ($2,583)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 65 $26,000 $249 $22,201 ($1,850) $54,399 ($4,533)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 69 $25,000 $236 $31,545 ($2,629) $42,166 ($3,514)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 38 $27,000 $284 $23,223 ($1,935) $19,128 ($1,594)
Master's Degree Dance. 2
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 143 $26,000 $269 $31,344 ($2,612) $41,684 ($3,474)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 56 $25,022 $228 $16,833 ($1,403) $20,693 ($1,724)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 3
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 44 $27,000 $286 $19,659 ($1,638) $40,565 ($3,380)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 66 $27,000 $286 $21,421 ($1,785) $34,585 ($2,882)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 79 $27,000 $286 $27,237 ($2,270) $39,961 ($3,330)
Master's Degree Music. 26 $466 $40,473 ($3,373)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 18
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 34 $501 $57,592 ($4,799)
Bachelor's Degree History. 68 $25,500 $228 $31,029 ($2,586) $49,923 ($4,160)
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 111 $24,713 $228 $33,093 ($2,758) $57,399 ($4,783)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 17 $19,500 $26,991 ($2,249)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 70 $25,425 $249 $31,106 ($2,592) $56,719 ($4,727)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 152 $23,501 $228 $46,491 ($3,874) $77,141 ($6,428)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 39 $81,798 ($6,817)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 37 $27,000 $280 $17,097 ($1,425) $47,846 ($3,987)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 26 $25,250 $225 $32,993 ($2,749)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 19 $38,573 ($3,214) $43,891 ($3,658)
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 145 $25,963 $240 $33,475 ($2,790) $48,969 ($4,081)
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 24 $57,640 ($4,803)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 270 $25,250 $265 $33,294 ($2,775)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
Doctoral Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Support Services. 17
Bachelor's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 18 $25,000 $253 $34,009 ($2,834)
Master's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 15 $46,286 ($3,857)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 87 $26,949 $239 $27,881 ($2,323) $40,608 ($3,384)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 12 $23,600
Master's Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 22 $25,000 $231 $41,243 ($3,437)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 8
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Science Technologies/Technicians, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 453 $25,000 $217 $28,821 ($2,402) $46,064 ($3,839)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 3
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 75 $415 $47,479 ($3,957) $66,749 ($5,562)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Social Work. 54
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 58 $25,000 $237 $29,029 ($2,419) $37,074 ($3,090)
Master's Degree Social Work. 49 $408 $48,642 ($4,054) $59,300 ($4,942)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Work. 46 $77,243 ($6,437)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 11 $25,723 $257 $23,525 ($1,960)
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 19 $27,000 $281 $35,284 ($2,940)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 93 $27,000 $265 $31,807 ($2,651) $48,201 ($4,017)
Master's Degree Public Health. 20 $52,887 ($4,407)
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 12
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 25 $27,031 $91,631 ($7,636)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 725 $22,457 $212 $41,236 ($3,436) $60,126 ($5,011)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 244 $426 $84,042 ($7,004) $113,633 ($9,469)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 28
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 113 $20,500 $207 $53,632 ($4,469) $77,806 ($6,484)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 39 $91,764 ($7,647)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 13
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 11


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $99,756
Full time faculty: 34%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $49,869,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $51,930,000 (2022)