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NJ Student and Parent Consumer Information

The New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act requires each New Jersey four-year public college and university to display on its website comprehensive information on the cost of attendance, the graduation rates of admitted students, and the faculty of the institution. (View NJ College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act.)

The following is information for Montclair State University: (Updated: 10/16/19)

Fall 2013 Cohort – Graduates after Four Years

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

Total Men Women White Black Hispanic Asian Other* Student
Athletes
Non-
Athletes
Number 1,350 414 936 706 116 262 71 195
Percent 44.6% 36.4% 49.5% 49.2% 39.6% 38.4% 41.0% 44.1%

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

Fall 2013 Cohort – Graduates after Six Years

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

Total Men Women White Black Hispanic Asian Other* Student
Athletes
Non-
Athletes
Number 2,029 697 1,332 977 197 447 109 299
Percent 67.0% 61.3% 70.5% 68.0% 67.2% 65.4% 63.0% 67.6%

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

Fall 2018 Full-Time First-time Freshmen

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

Fall 2017 FT First-time Freshmen Transferred out by Fall 2018 In-State Out-of-State
# # % # #
3027 337 11.1% 275 62

Costs and Projected Costs

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

Total Cost for AY 2019 – 2020

Category Resident Commuter
Tuition & Fees $13,073 $13,073
Room & Board $15,674 $4,590
Books & Supplies $1,240 $1,240
Transportation $1,160 $1,800
Other Expenses $2,120 $2,120
TOTAL $33,267 $22,823

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

Total Projected Cost for Fall 2020 Incoming Freshman

Graduates after 4 years Graduates after 6 years
Resident Commuter Resident Commuter
$139,683 $93,934 $213,743 $166,777

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 programs Available To
Athletes Non-Athletes
Distinguished Scholar Tuition & Fee Waiver – merit Yes
Distinguished Scholar Room & Board Waiver – merit Yes
MSU Outstanding Scholar – merit Yes
MSU Outstanding Scholar Room & Board – merit Yes
Montclair State Scholars – merit Yes
MSU Foundation Scholarships – merit Yes
MSU Grant-in-Aid – need 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 24,235 15,314 63%

Average Amounts

Institutional Aid Non-Institutional Aid+ Athletic Aid
Athletes* (NCAA)
Non-Athletes $2,841 $14,013 N/A

* 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 Classification Resident Student when admitted Commuting Student when admitted
Graduating in 4 years $26,306 $25,716
Graduating in 6 years $32,635 $31,142
Withdrawing after 1 Year $6,188 $5,728

Types of Faculty

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

Total Faculty Who
Taught Fall 2019
Full-time Tenured/
Tenure Track Professors
Full-time Non-Tenure
Track Professors
Part-time Faculty Other
(TA’s, staff, etc)
Number 2,011 539 104 1,234 134
Percent 100.0% 26.8% 5.2% 61.4% 6.7%

Course Sections Taught by Each Type of Faculty

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

Total
Faculty
Full-time Tenured/
Tenure Track Professors
Full-time Non-Tenure
Track Professors
Part-time Faculty Other
(TA’s, staff, etc)
Number 4,801 1,991 401 2,072 337
Percent 100.0% 41.5% 8.4% 43.2% 7.0%