NJ Student and Parent Consumer Information

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The following is information for Montclair State University: (Updated: 10/17/17)

Fall 2010 Cohort - Graduates after 4 Years

Graduation Rates (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (1) thru (4))

 TotalMenWomenWhiteBlackHispanicAsianOther*Student
Athletes
Non-
Athletes
Number 850 304 546 464 58 146 52 130    
Percent 39.2% 33.0% 43.8% 43.0% 31.4% 34.0% 40.6% 37.4%    

*Other includes American Indian or Alaskan Native, Pacific Islanders, 2 or more races,non-resident aliens, race unreported or unknown

Fall 2010 Cohort - Graduates after 6 Years

Graduation Rates (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (1) thru (3))

 TotalMenWomenWhiteBlackHispanicAsianOther*Student
Athletes
Non-
Athletes
Number 1,415 547 868 732 119 261 86 217    
Percent 65.2% 59.4% 69.6% 67.8% 64.3% 60.8% 67.2% 62.4%    

*Other includes American Indian or Alaskan Native, Pacific Islanders, 2 or more races,non-resident aliens, race unreported or unknown

Fall 2015 Full-Time First-time Freshmen

Transfer Rates (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (5), (6))

Fall 2015 FT First-time FreshmenTransferred out by Fall 2016In-State Out-of-State
##%##
3,098 363 11.7% 285 78

Costs and Projected Costs

Costs (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (7), (10), (11))

Total Cost for AY 2016 - 2017

CategoryResidentCommuter
Tuition & Fees $12,112 $12,112
Room & Board $14,094 $4,330
Books & Supplies $1,300 $1,300
Transportation $1,100 $3,488
Other Expenses $2,310 $2,310
TOTAL $30,916 $23,540

NOTE: All Costs and projected costs are for Full-Time New Jersey Resident Students

Total Projected Cost for Fall 2017 Incoming Freshman

Graduates after 4 yearsGraduates after 6 years
ResidentCommuterResidentCommuter
$129,648 $98,276 $198,335 $149,389

NOTE: All Costs and projected costs are for Full-Time New Jersey Resident Students

Institutional Financial Assistance Programs

Financial Assistance (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (8)

Institutional Financial Aid programsAvailable To
AthletesNon-Athletes
Distinguished Scholar Tuition & Fee Waiver - merit Yes Yes
Distinguished Scholar Room & Board Waiver - merit Yes Yes
MSU Outstanding Scholar - merit Yes Yes
MSU Outstanding Scholar Room & Board - merit Yes Yes
Montclair State Scholars - merit Yes Yes
MSU Foundation Scholarships - merit Yes Yes
MSU Grant-in-Aid - need Yes Yes

*Athletes are only those students at NCAA Division 1 institutions who receive athletic aid.

Students Who Receive Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (9)

 Total # Students # Receiving Asst.% Receiving Asst.
Athletes* (NCAA)      
Non-Athletes 20,987 14,333 68%

Average Amounts

 Institutional AidNon-Institutional Aid+Athletic Aid
Athletes* (NCAA)      
Non-Athletes $3,053 $14,213 NA

* Athletes are only those students at NCAA Division 1 institutions who receive athletic aid.
+ Non-Institutional Aid includes private, state, and federal student aid other than athletic aid.

Average Student Loan Indebtedness

Financial Assistance (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (12) thru (14))

Student ClassificationResident Student
when admitted
Commuting Student when admitted
Graduating in 4 years $25,222 $24,307
Graduating in 6 years $32,871 $28,186
Withdrawing after 1 Year $4,674 $4,430

Types of Faculty

Faculty (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (15))

 Total
Faculty Who Taught Fall 2016
Full-time Tenured/ Tenure Track ProfessorsFull-time Non-Tenure Track ProfessorsPart-time FacultyOther
(TA's, staff, etc)
Number 1,849 516 91 1,085 157
Percent 100.0% 27.9% 4.9% 58.7% 8.5%

Course Sections Taught by Each Type of Faculty

Faculty (P.L. 2009 Chapter 197 2. a. (16))

 Total
Faculty
Full-time Tenured/ Tenure Track ProfessorsFull-time Non-Tenure Track ProfessorsPart-time FacultyOther
(TA's, staff, etc)
Number 4,672 1,966 343 2,010 353
Percent 100.0% 42.1% 7.3% 43.0% 7.6%