Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 is committed and ready for Montclair State -- all 3,260 of them! This class of incoming freshmen is bringing motivated, successful students from all different backgrounds to one place to work toward their goals and become part of the Montclair State University community.

Here are some quick facts about the Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 is coming to Montclair State from all over the United States. The states highlighted in red show the places our students call home:

states where students in the class of 2017 are from

‌The Class of 2017 is:

Ratio of male (37%) to female (63%) population on campus                                                                                  Montclair State students have an average GPA of 3.2



Along with access to a wide variety of academic resources, like The Center for Academic Development and Assessment and The Center for Advising and Student Trasitions.‌‌

But campus life isn't all academics. Montclair State students have the opportunity to join more than 120 different clubs and organizations, serve their community while making friends and building skills, and have fun at the Student Recreation Center.

59% of students intend to live on campus

Montclair State boasts eight unique residential facilities and communities. Students who live on campus are right in the middle of the action at Montclair State. Resident students can choose to live in specified, interest-centered living communities with themes ranging to lanuage immersion to fine arts to leadership.


The most popular majors are:

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 family and child studies

Family Science and Human Development

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Psychology Department

‌Montclair State students have close to 300 unique major combinations to choose from. Many students enhance their education with study abroad and cooperative education opportunities.