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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university’s eight colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment

The college search process can be difficult and stressful.

Many students ask themselves: “Can I afford to go to a school with excellent academics and a great reputation?” “Do I want a school with an intimate community feel, or all the opportunities presented by a larger institution?” “Should I go to a school with strong, deep ties to its local community or one that will give me a broader, global perspective?” We know how hard these decisions can be. That’s why Montclair State University provides a way to have it all.

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Montclair State at a Glance

  • Founded in 1908
  • 8 colleges and schools
  • Located on a 250-acre suburban campus in northern New Jersey, 14 miles west of New York City
  • Over 300 undergraduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs
  • Student/faculty ratio 17:1
  • Percentage of faculty with highest degrees in their fields: 90%
  • 17 NCAA Division III athletic teams
  • Over 120 student clubs and organizations

Cost and Financial Information

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