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Are you a high school student looking to begin the college search process? Are you a transfer student looking to make a change? If you're interested in applying to Montclair State University and need more information, it's all here!

High School Students

Register for a campus visit or virtual tour, so you can see for yourself all that we have to offer. Even if you are early into your high school career, it's never too early to start exploring why Montclair State is right for you!

Transfer Students

‌Thinking of transferring from your current college? With six colleges and schools, nearly 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and a vibrant campus life, Montclair State may be just the school you’re looking for. 

EOF Students

Montclair State University's Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program provides access for motivated state residents from underrepresented populations/areas that meet the income criteria and exhibit the potential for high achievement.

International Students

Our beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus offers easy access to New York City so that you can connect with all the rich social and cultural resources that a diverse city has to offer. With a full range of services, programs and advising, our Global Education Center is here to help you make the most of your experience.

Rising Red Hawks

The Rising Red Hawks Program welcomes academically ambitious high school students to complement high school study with Montclair State University coursework.  High-achieving high school students have an exciting opportunity to earn transferable college credits, experience the rigors and expectations of college-level classes, learn alongside Montclair State University students, and engage in courses taught by University professors on campus or online.

Adult Students

An Adult Student applicant is someone who is at least 25 years old and who has never attended college or has not taken college-level courses in at least two years. An Adult Student applicant is someone who is interested in working toward a bachelor’s degree, either full or part time.

Veteran and Military Students

You can apply as a freshman if you have not attended a regionally accredited college or university. Or you can apply as a transfer student. Visit the application website to learn more about specific requirements for Military/Veteran applications. Also, visit the Veterans and Military Resources website.

Visiting and Non-Degree Students

If you are enrolled at another institution or are looking to take classes but not working towards a degree, learn more about the application process.

Parents, Families, and Counselors

As the parent or guardian of a future Montclair State freshman or transfer student, we know you have many questions. Find out all about what it means to be a parent of a Montclir State student. We have created a web resource just for you! If you’re a high school guidance counselor, you’ll find the tools you need to guide your students through our application process. Our RSS feeds and social networks can keep you up to date on any breaking information or updates. Visit the Apply Now webpage to view entrance requirements and deadlines.

Accepted Students

Congratulations on being accepted! At Montclair State University, we want to help our new students become part of our campus community as soon as possible. Find out more about next steps, getting involved, and being a Red Hawk! 

 Student using a mobile device on campus