Application Fee
Graduate Application Fee
Acceptance Rate
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
Freshmen Enrollment
SAT Scores

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 12,729 students have applied and 9,713 students have allowed to admit to Montclair State University (Acceptance rate: 76.31%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 31.93 % where 3,101 students have finally enrolled out of 9,713 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,085 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Montclair State University1,0850
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey112672

SAT Score by Subject

At Montclair State University, 1,357 students submitted SAT scores (44% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,085 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500600

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Montclair State University. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to Montclair State University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended