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Monmouth University

Your Home Away from Home. At Monmouth University, we believe in creating a supportive learning environment for all of our students. From the moment you arrive on campus, you will receive the personalized assistance you need to transition into life in the United States and the Monmouth community.  

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)



Founded in 1933, Monmouth has continued to grow and expand for nearly 8 decades.  Originally founded as a two-year institution, in 1956, Monmouth College was accredited by the state to offer four-year baccalaureate degree programs.  


Graduate Studies at Monmouth University provides rigorous post-baccalaureate programs designed to develop the highest degrees of competence, professionalism, and leadership qualities in our students to meet current and future employment needs. Graduate students are engaged in ongoing, creative work and scholarship with our graduate faculty who also serve as advisors and mentors to students. With more than 20 graduate academic programs across six schools with many areas of specialty, you are sure to find one that meets your professional and personal interests. 


At Monmouth, student-faculty research is a main component for many of our academic programs. MU students and faculty work closely together on many significant projects. Students play integral parts in these studies, whether they are conducted on campus or in the field. Our students have many opportunities to present their research at regional, national, and even international conferences. 

They have also co-authored publications in leading professional journals. Several notable projects have been developed during the School of Science’s annual Summer Research Program, where students work on collaborative research projects under the supervision of science faculty and staff. 


As an international student at Monmouth University, you have the opportunity to build your professional network through our relationships with well-recognized corporate partners. Situated between the two major cities of New York City and Philadelphia, our location provides our international students with a wide range of employment opportunities at prominent companies in every field.

Monmouth graduates are currently employed in a wide range of positions at major companies around the U.S., including:

  • AIG Inc.
  • Amazon
  • AT&T
  • Disney
  • Financial Information Solutions
  • Google 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Student services

The Office of Student Activities and Student Center Operations is committed to educating Monmouth University students through a comprehensive programming approach. Through collaboration with the campus community we provide innovative programs that enrich the quality of student life and create a student-centered environment.

Through our programming, our students are able to foster personal growth and professional integrity by engaging in social learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom. In doing so, we serve as educators and advisors who challenge and support our students to become leaders within the University and global community.

Housing services

As an international student, you will receive support finding housing both on and off campus that is right for your needs. International students may apply to live in on-campus or University-sponsored housing, however most graduate students live in off-campus housing typically within walking distance of campus. 

Off-campus housing is usually within 15 minutes of the University, and sponsored University housing offers complementary shuttle rides to and from campus for students.

Library services

Online, you will have access to hundreds of databases and e-journals, thousands of e-books that you can use 24/7/365, and, millions (over a ½ billion) of journal articles, chapters, newspaper articles, reviews and other materials online through Summon.  

ICT services

Library ICT - Our 34,000 sq. ft. building is equipped with more than 100 computer workstations, individual and group study facilities, an information literacy lab (with 32 computers), multiple scanners and printers for your use. 

Medical services

The Department of Health Services provides free, accessible ambulatory healthcare for all Monmouth University students and eligible employees. Services range from interventional, therapeutic care for acute episodic illnesses to preventative health screening and education. 

Student Life

Campus life

Monmouth has more than 100 clubs and organizations, including 20 honor societies and numerous volunteer opportunities. We encourage you to get involved with the international student community on campus through the International Student Club and other organizations. Each student group provides occasions to step into leadership, create long-lasting friendships, and make a lasting contribution to our vibrant global campus community. 

From bowling to day trips to New York City, camping to snowboarding, the International Club has an exciting calendar of events! One of our biggest events is “Around the World,” featuring arts, crafts, and cuisine from our students’ home countries.  

Sports facilities

Monmouth provides numerous excellent on-campus recreational facilities. Students and athletic participants are encouraged to take full advantage of the outdoor, all-weather running track, six tennis courts, four outdoor basketball courts, fitness room, and indoor swimming pool.  

In addition, the attractive Atlantic Ocean beaches are located close to campus. Several other outstanding attractions are easily accessible from campus, including public and private golf courses, fishing, boating, and Monmouth Park and Freehold horse racetracks. 

Student clubs

Monmouth University celebrates diversity and inclusion through a number of clubs and organizations that are open to all students. Below is a listing of some of our clubs and organizations. 

  • African–American Student Union (AASU)
  • Association of Latino Professionals for American (ALPFA)
  • Chabad Club
  • Chinese Student Association
  • Global Service Project
  • History and Anthropology Club
  • Latin American Student Organization
  • Muslim Student Association
  • National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)
  • Student Advocating Girls’ Education (SAGE)


  • Monmouth University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • The Leon Hess Business School is accredited by the AACSB—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Student Reviews

Student Monmouth University Review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Monmouth University offers many opportunities for all students to become involved with the campus community, ranging from athletics to clubs and even student jobs. The campus is small but welcoming with a lot of resources for students. The faculty at Monmouth are very helpful and supportive. I did have a concern with the living arrangements for freshmen on campus. Also,...

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