• An Empowering Learning Environment

    At MU, we're developing the next generation of leaders. Our top-tier academic programs, led by innovative faculty, enable students to develop their knowledge and apply it to real-world settings. With opportunities to study abroad, participate in faculty-led research, and intern at prominent organizations, our students receive the preparation and experience to pursue successful, rewarding careers.


    95%  
     
    Percentage of 2012 graduates who are either engaged in full-time employment, attending graduate or professional school, or not employed full-time by choice. (SOURCE: Class of 2012 alumni survey, 6–9 months after May Commencement)
    77%  
     
    Percentage of MU students who have completed a practicum, internship, co-op, or similar "real-world" experience by their senior year—28 percentage points above the national average. (SOURCE: 2012 National Survey of Student Engagement)
    10 
     
    Consecutive years in which MU has been included in The Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" guide.
  • A Close-Knit Academic Community

    What separates MU from other institutions is the attention we give to each student. No large lecture halls. No classes taught by graduate students. Classes are small, and professors are proud to know their students by name. With such close interaction at MU, students have more opportunities to learn and succeed. They're conducting hands-on research with faculty. They're getting one-on-one counseling and support. They're networking. This is the Monmouth experience, where every student matters.


    14:1  
    Student-faculty ratio
    MU offers a hands-on learning environment that is conducive to strong student-faculty dialogue.
    100+  
    Peer & faculty tutors
    Tutoring and Writing Services provides students with academic assistance in one-on-one and group sessions, completely free of charge.
    1,000+  
    Student researchers
    Students have many opportunities to do research with faculty members. At MU, the percentage of students involved in research by their senior year is 10 percentage points above the national average. (SOURCE: 2012 National Survey of Student Engagement)
  • An Accessible, Convenient Destination

    Located in a safe, suburban area, MU is approximately one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia, making it easier for students to apply classroom learning to real-world experience. Our 156-acre campus, one of the most beautiful in New Jersey, is down the road from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, providing a natural classroom for students, as well as a fun, enriching college experience.


    1  
    Mile from the beach
    MU is conveniently located near the shore, with beachfront student housing available throughout the year for eligible students.
    1  
    Hour from New York City & Philadelphia
    MU students are only a 1 hour trip from internship opportunities, cultural events, and entertainment attractions in these major cities.
    10  
    Minutes from Asbury Park & Red Bank
    These local hot spots offer a variety of shops, restaurants, theaters, and live music venues. Students can also learn about the arts through music internships.

New Trustees Bring Diverse Leadership Experience to Monmouth University 

June 29, 2015

John Christopher Appointed General Counsel 

June 18, 2015

Monmouth University has named John J. Christopher, J.D., Vice President & General Counsel

Womack Is New Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences 

May 31, 2015

Internationally known scholar and writer Kenneth Womack, PhD, to join the university in July

In the News: Strategic planning complete. Now what? 

May 29, 2015

President Brown's op-ed was featured on University Business on May 29.

Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey

Sep 8-Dec 22

Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey

Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey, a traveling photography exhibition curated by the GRAMMY Museum Los Angeles, features 45 iconic images.

Bravo Amici

Sep 20

Bravo Amici

Bravo Amici’s mix of handsome tenors and stunning divas perform an uplifting collection of well-known classical and contemporary arias. Combining the essential elements of pop, Broadway and opera with classical overtones, their powerful performance is a tribute to the emerging musical genre of “Contemporary Classical Crossover” taking the world by storm.

Cowboy Junkies

Oct 2

Cowboy Junkies

Joined by multi-instrumentalist Jeff Bird, the core Cowboy quartet returns to Monmouth for a retrospective of their three decades playing (and listening to) all manifestations of popular music. Expect an evening that runs the gamut from the folky intimacy of the band’s earliest efforts, to an always surprising selection of covers — although simply delivering “the expected” has never been part of the Cowboy Junkies playbook.