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Montclair State University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

MSU Address

General info:(973) 655-4000
Financial aid office:(973) 655-4461
Admissions office:(800) 331-9205
University Homepage

Tuition + MSU Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $65
Grad Application Fee: $60

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:4377
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 16,654
# of Grad students: 5,180
# of Part time: 18
Total Students: 21,834




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

67% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $3,012

45% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,579

8% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $3,115

48% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,877
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Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

54% men vs 59% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 4,946
Number of Women Applicants: 7,639
Number of Men Admitted: 2,648
Number of Women Admitted: 4,482

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Anthropology
• Art/Art Studies General
• Athletic Training/Trainer
• Audiology/Audiologist Phd(Professional practice)
• Audiology/Audiologist Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biochemistry
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Administration and Management General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Chemistry General
• Cinematography and Film/Video Production
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Communication Sciences and Disorders General
• Community Organization and Advocacy Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Dance General
• Design and Applied Arts Other
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Economics General
• Education General
• Education General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education Other
• Education Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
• Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
• Educational Leadership and Administration General
• Educational Psychology
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences General
• Fashion/Apparel Design
• Fine/Studio Arts General
• Foods Nutrition and Wellness Studies General
• Foods Nutrition and Wellness Studies General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• French Language and Literature
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Graphic Design
• Health Teacher Education
• Health Teacher Education Postbaccalaureate certificate
• History General
• Hospitality Administration/Management General
• Humanities/Humanistic Studies
• Industrial and Product Design
• Information Technology
• Italian Language and Literature
• Latin Language and Literature
• Legal Assistant/Paralegal Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Legal Professions and Studies Other
• Linguistics
• Make-Up Artist/Specialist Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mathematics Teacher Education Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Molecular Biology
• Molecular Biology Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Music General
• Music Performance General
• Music Performance General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Music Therapy/Therapist
• Natural Resources Management and Policy Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Parks Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management General
• Philosophy
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Public Health General
• Radio and Television
• Reading Teacher Education
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Social Sciences General
• Social Work
• Social Work Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Spanish Language and Literature Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Statistics General
• Student Counseling and Personnel Services Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Women's Studies
• Environmental Studies

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