Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Questions and Answers

Jodi V.
4 days ago
Does MSU offer Merit based scholarships?
Montclair State University
Yes! We offer merit-based scholarships at the time of a student's admissions decision so there is no separate application process. Merit-based scholarships will be determined by the student's academic achievement in high school.
Jodi V.
4 days ago
What kind of clubs does Montclair State University offer to those interested in writing?
Montclair State University
Hi Jodi! Yes, we have clubs like Speaking Through Silence that focuses on poetry, a creative writing minor you can do academically, and for more professional or literary writing check out our award wining newspaper, magazine, and public relations clubs:
Maya S.
6 days ago
Does Montclair State University have any clubs related to film?
Montclair State University
Yes! We have Video Prod. Club, Women in Film Club, and a Film Institute. Here are our student organizations: Also, check out what other ways Red Hawks get involved on campus:
Maya S.
6 days ago
What is the range of cost for the different housing opportunities at Montclair State University?
Montclair State University
Great Question! Room rates will be broken down per semester and can range from low $5K- high $6K. I'm posting the room rates for our residence halls here:
Maya S.
6 days ago
When does Montclair State University announce scholarship their winners?
Montclair State University
Montclair State will review students for scholarships along with their admissions decision. Merit scholarships will be based on academic achievement. No separate app required.
Ishtar B.
10 days ago
What are the different forms of transportation that students use to get around MSU and the surrounding town?
Montclair State University
Hello! Students will walk or use the shuttle bus to get back to their residence hall since our campus is completely walkable. Students will also use the local bus or train on our campus to get to surrounding areas while commuter will use their cars or the weekend shuttle to town.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Considered with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Less Selective (71% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

43% White
26% Hispanic
13% Black
6% Asian
3% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)80k
Human Resources (HR) Manager78k
Operations Manager78k
Senior Accountant76k
Office Manager55k
Based on 9,261 student responses
50.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
99.6kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
42%in High-Meaning careers
9%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$21,033 / year
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