Parents, Families, & Counselors
Your student wants to be a Red Hawk, and we know you have many questions.
You’ve come to the right place. Take some time to check out our website. It’s filled with information about everything from academic programs to on-campus housing options, tuition and fees, and athletics. You will find information about deadlines, safety and support services, scholarships and more.
We encourage you to visit us and tour our 250-acre campus. You’ll be able to make a connection with students and admissions counselors and see how your child will fit in on campus. You can take a campus tour on just about any weekday during the academic year and select Saturdays.
The New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act requires each New Jersey four-year public college and university to display comprehensive information on the cost of attendance, the graduation rates of admitted students and the faculty of the institution.
Please keep in mind that your child is required by law to be the privileged point of contact for all admissions-related information. You can learn more about Student Privacy Rights by reading about FERPA.
Important announcement: Montclair State University is the first public college in New Jersey to offer a test optional admissions policy. Find out more about our SAT/ACT Optional Policy and how it may effect the admissions process for your students.
The Admissions website gives you access to the information you need to advise your students about Montclair State University. We encourage you to contact us any time you have a question, however, the recruiter covering your school will be delighted to assist you also.
Our RSS feeds and social networks keep you up to date on breaking information or updates. The Apply webpage provides admission entrance requirements and deadlines.
If you’re a two-year college transfer counselor, you will find our transfer admission requirements, information about the transfer process, and new recruiting programs for our prospective transfer population.
To forge an even stronger connection, we invite you to arrange for a group tour for your prospective applicants.
Application Fee Waivers
- The Office of Undergraduate Admissions waives the undergraduate admissions application fee in cases of financial hardship, through the applicant’s guidance counselor. Montclair State accepts NACAC, ACT, or SAT fee waivers as evidence of financial hardship.
- Please be sure that your name and Login ID are referenced on the waiver and sent to:
Montclair State University
Attn: Undergraduate Admissions
Montclair, NJ 07043
- Please allow two weeks for us to receive and process your fee waiver.
- You can also submit the National Association for College Admissions Counseling Fee Waiver form.
Montclair State Comes to You
If you would like to invite your Montclair State representative to visit your high school or attend a college fair, please contact Admissions Representative Alice Iversen.
If you are a transfer counselor and would like to speak with a Montclair State representative about Instant Decision Days or a college fair on your campus, please contact the Assistant Director, Transfer Recruitment and Outreach.
School Counselor Workshop
Montclair State University is delighted to be host an annual School Counselor Workshop on September 26th, 2014. If you are interested in attending and have not received a save the date yet, please email Admissions Representative Alice Iversen.