Montclair State University (MSU)

Montclair, NJ

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Montclair State University

Montclair State University

Montclair State University Student Essentials

Montclair State University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Red Hawk
Website: www.montclair.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $11,058
Out-of-State Tuition: $20,136
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 21,965
Year Established: 1908

About MSU

While some students might seek smaller schools, attending a large school like Montclair State University (MSU) has its benefits.

The university has many different undergraduate and graduate degree programs from which to choose, including Business Administration, Exercise Science and Physical Education, Family and Child Studies, Space Exploration, and an array of others.

MSU also has a host of special offerings such as a Disney College program, where students have the opportunity to do internships at Walt Disney Resorts. They can gain valuable work experience and familiarity with a large, reputable company.

Additionally, the school offers some extra key programs. Continuing Education, English as a Second Language (ESL), and the School of Conservation that focuses on educating students on conservation, sustainable practices, and how to be environmentally responsible. MSU’s Office of Student Financial Aid helps eligible applicants cover the cost of tuition by means of employment opportunities, grants, loans, scholarships, and more.

Montclair State University is located in a suburban area of New Jersey and is home to some of the best facilities for academics, athletics, and other recreation. It is committed to research-based learning, and provides students with ample experiment and research opportunities in their desired fields.

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MSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

60% of students gave Montclair State University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I think that the school is great. The air is non toxic there unlike in the cities. The environment is so friendly you should visit it for yourself to see. The air is amazingly pure in my perspective. I like it there. I have no complaints.


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MSU Map & Location

Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07043


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Getting Around MSU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Montclair, NJ

Winter
Dec
43
25
Jan
38
19
Feb
41
22
Spring
Mar
50
30
Apr
62
40
May
72
50
Summer
Jun
81
60
Jul
86
65
Aug
84
63
Fall
Sep
76
55
Oct
64
42
Nov
54
34

MSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 16,816
Freshman Class 3,591
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 21,965

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 21%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
Latino 21%
African American 9%
Caucasian 51%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 77%
Graduate 23%
Full-Time 61%
Part-Time 39%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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