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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: 10/17/17)

Fall 2011 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 988 299 689 520 81 202 48 137
Percent 42.3% 33.9% 48.3% 43.7% 39.8% 34.0% 42.5% 43.9%

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

Fall 2011 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 1,526 521 1,005 789 134 325 70 208
Percent 65.3% 57.3% 70.4% 66.4% 62.6% 64.0% 61.9% 66.7%

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

Fall 2016 Full-Time First-time Freshmen

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

Fall 2016 FT First-time Freshmen Transferred out by Fall 2017 In-State Out-of-State
# # % # #
2,977 325 10.9% 253 72

Costs and Projected Costs

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

Total Cost for AY 2017 – 2018

Category Resident Commuter
Tuition & Fees $12,790 $12,790
Room & Board $15,564 $4,590
Books & Supplies $1,250 $1,250
Transportation $1,170 $1,780
Other Expenses $2,100 $2,100
TOTAL $32,874 $22,510

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

Total Projected Cost for Fall 2018 Incoming Freshman

Graduates after 4 years Graduates after 6 years
Resident Commuter Resident Commuter
$125,425 $92,777 $207,220 $141,031

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 21,965 14,331 65%

Average Amounts

Institutional Aid Non-Institutional Aid+ Athletic Aid
Athletes* (NCAA)
Non-Athletes $2,842 $14,480 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 $21,559 $37,607
Graduating in 6 years $28,400 $17,333
Withdrawing after 1 Year $4,488 $4,507

Types of Faculty

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

Total Faculty Who
Taught Fall 2018
Full-time Tenured/
Tenure Track Professors
Full-time Non-Tenure
Track Professors
Part-time Faculty Other
(TA’s, staff, etc)
Number 1,908 525 97 1,139 147
Percent 100.0% 27.5% 5.1% 59.9% 7.7%

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 4,739 1,926 373 2,079 361
Percent 100.0% 40.6% 7.9% 43.9% 7.6%