Founded in 1933, Monmouth has continued to grow and expand for nearly 8 decades. Originally founded as a two-year institution, in 1956, Monmouth College was accredited by the state to offer four-year baccalaureate degree programs.
Graduate Studies at Monmouth University provides rigorous post-baccalaureate programs designed to develop the highest degrees of competence, professionalism, and leadership qualities in our students to meet current and future employment needs. Graduate students are engaged in ongoing, creative work and scholarship with our graduate faculty who also serve as advisors and mentors to students. With more than 20 graduate academic programs across six schools with many areas of specialty, you are sure to find one that meets your professional and personal interests.
At Monmouth, student-faculty research is a main component for many of our academic programs. MU students and faculty work closely together on many significant projects. Students play integral parts in these studies, whether they are conducted on campus or in the field. Our students have many opportunities to present their research at regional, national, and even international conferences. They have also co-authored publications in leading professional journals. Several notable projects have been developed during the School of Science’s annual Summer Research Program, where students work on collaborative research projects under the supervision of science faculty and staff.
As an international student at Monmouth University, you have the opportunity to build your professional network through our relationships with well-recognized corporate partners. Situated between the two major cities of New York City and Philadelphia, our location provides our international students with a wide range of employment opportunities at prominent companies in every field.
Monmouth graduates are currently employed in a wide range of positions at major companies around the U.S., including:
The Office of Student Activities and Student Center Operations is committed to educating Monmouth University students through a comprehensive programming approach. Through collaboration with the campus community we provide innovative programs that enrich the quality of student life and create a student-centered environment. Through our programming, our students are able to foster personal growth and professional integrity by engaging in social learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom. In doing so, we serve as educators and advisors who challenge and support our students to become leaders within the University and global community.
As an international student, you will receive support finding housing both on and off campus that is right for your needs. International students may apply to live in on-campus or University-sponsored housing, however most graduate students live in off-campus housing typically within walking distance of campus. Off-campus housing is usually within 15 minutes of the University, and sponsored University housing offers complementary shuttle rides to and from campus for students.
Online, you will have access to hundreds of databases and e-journals, thousands of e-books that you can use 24/7/365, and, millions (over a ½ billion) of journal articles, chapters, newspaper articles, reviews and other materials online through Summon.
Library ICT - Our 34,000 sq. ft. building is equipped with more than 100 computer workstations, individual and group study facilities, an information literacy lab (with 32 computers), multiple scanners and printers for your use.
The Department of Health Services provides free, accessible ambulatory healthcare for all Monmouth University students and eligible employees. Services range from interventional, therapeutic care for acute episodic illnesses to preventative health screening and education.
Monmouth has more than 100 clubs and organizations, including 20 honor societies and numerous volunteer opportunities. We encourage you to get involved with the international student community on campus through the International Student Club and other organizations. Each student group provides occasions to step into leadership, create long-lasting friendships, and make a lasting contribution to our vibrant global campus community.
From bowling to day trips to New York City, camping to snowboarding, the International Club has an exciting calendar of events! One of our biggest events is “Around the World,” featuring arts, crafts, and cuisine from our students’ home countries.
Monmouth provides numerous excellent on-campus recreational facilities. Students and athletic participants are encouraged to take full advantage of the outdoor, all-weather running track, six tennis courts, four outdoor basketball courts, fitness room, and indoor swimming pool.
In addition, the attractive Atlantic Ocean beaches are located close to campus. Several other outstanding attractions are easily accessible from campus, including public and private golf courses, fishing, boating, and Monmouth Park and Freehold horse racetracks.
Monmouth University celebrates diversity and inclusion through a number of clubs and organizations that are open to all students. Below is a listing of some of our clubs and organizations.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.