Graduate Students at Montclair State

The Graduate School Programs and Experience

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The Graduate School at Montclair State University

  • First public university in the state to offer graduate studies
  • More than 200 programs offered including Master’s, Doctorate, Certificates, Certifications degrees
  • Courses offered on-campus and online, with hybrid options available
  • Conveniently located just 12 miles from NYC with two train stations and a bus station on campus
  • Modern infrastructure with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Diverse and vibrant campus community with 4,000+ graduate students
  • Named to the Campus Pride Top 30 LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities list in 2018
  • Our graduate programs in education were ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Education Schools

    Montclair State – Graduate Student Facts


Graduate Open House – Fall 2023


Save the date! Join us on Sunday, October 22nd for the Fall Graduate Admissions Virtual Open House!

At this event, you’ll have the chance to:

  • Meet individually with faculty from more than 100 graduate programs
  • Attend informative breakout sessions on select programs and financial aid
  • Receive a $60 application fee waiver
  • Network with current and prospective graduate students

Hear from the Students

“At Montclair State you can gain a quality education and professional skills at an affordable price that will prepare you to succeed no matter what career path you may choose.”

Matthew Karlson – ’18 Mathematics (MS), Current PhD student at University of Pittsburgh

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