Montclair State University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Montclair, NJ, Montclair State University is one of the best universities in the state of New Jersey. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Montclair State University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Montclair State University.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Montclair State University is often abbreviated as MSU.

1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone: (973) 655-4444
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Rankings: Montclair State University

Ranking: #176 National University (2017)
Acceptance rate: 71.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $11,130 / out-of-state $18,920 (2019)
School colors: Red · White
Mascot: Rocky the Red Hawk
Founded: 1908

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 62
Score: 41
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 56
Average freshman retention rate: 81.8%
6-year graduation rate: 60.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 29
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 31.1%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 17:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 64.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 107
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 890-1080
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 10%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 33%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 52.3%
Financial resources rank: 154
Alumni giving rank: 128
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.4%

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 26%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 30%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 73%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook