Monmouth College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois


Monmouth College is a private liberal arts college located in western Illinois, south of Davenport, Iowa. The college was founded by Scottish Presbyterians in 1853, and to this day the school maintains its affiliation with the church and its Scottish heritage. Indeed, it is one of the few colleges anywhere to offer bagpipe scholarships. The college has an entirely undergraduate focus, and students come from 19 states and 12 countries. Monmouth College has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and an average class size of 18. The school often does well in rankings of Midwest colleges. In athletics, the Monmouth Fighting Scots compete in the NCAA Division III Midwest Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Art, Business Administration, Elementary Education, English, Physical Education, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1328
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1328
Faculty: 81

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

700 E Broadway
Monmouth Illinois 61462


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 25
English 19 25
Math 18 24
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 65%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -65%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1650

Room and Board: 7300

Tuition and Fees: 28650

Total Cost: 38600

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5551

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 85%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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