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Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey
Freeman Hall credit: Yurinator180 at English Wikipedia
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Overview
Public
14,968 Undergraduates
66% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Mostly Women
Public
Region: Northeast
Division 3
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey
07043-1624
(973) 655-4000
www.montclair.edu

Montclair State University, a public research university in Montclair, New Jersey, is one of the top 170 institutions of higher education in the United States. The State of New Jersey established the New Jersey State Normal School at Montclair in 1908. In 1904, it officially became Montclair State University. Today, the school sits on 500 acres of land in a suburban setting. Its motto is “Carpe Diem” or “Seize the Day.” Notable alumni include actor Bruce Willis, poet Allen Ginsberg, actress Dania Ramirez, TV personality Camille Grammer, singer Melba Moore, screenwriter Lorene Scafaria, writer Michael Price, sports broadcaster Mike Fratello, football player Sam Mills and radio broadcaster Christine Nagy. The school’s colors are red and white, its mascot is Rocky the Red Hawk and its teams are called the Red Hawks. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division III. Varsity sports offered by Montclair State University include men’s football, soccer, basketball, swimming and diving, lacrosse, baseball and indoor and outdoor track and field, and women’s basketball, lacrosse, softball, cross country, soccer and indoor and outdoor track and field. Club sports offered include baseball, quidditch and men’s volleyball, ice hockey and baseball.

Location

Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 37,669, reflecting a decline of 1,308 from the 38,977 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,248 from the 37,729 counted in the 1990 Census. As of 2010, it was the 60th-most-populous municipality in New Jersey.Montclair was first formed as a township on April 15, 1868, from portions of Bloomfield Township, so that a second railroad could be built to Montclair. More from Wikipedia...

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Students
38%

Men

62%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

1244

New Transfer Students

Admissions
66%

Acceptance Rate

37%

Enrollment Yield

12,139

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$15,131

Typical Cost

$20,567

Out-Of-State (published)

$12,455

In-State (published)

81%

Recieve Financial Aid

88%

Have Loans

$17,750

Median Debt

Academics
17.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 120 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Basketball Conference:

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Football Division:

3

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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