Resources › For Students and Parents Monmouth College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Monmouth College. Photo courtesy of Monmouth College For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 19, 2017 Monmouth College Admissions Overview: Monmouth College has an acceptance rate of 52%. Students with good grades and strong test scores have a good chance of being admitted. To apply, those interested will need to submit an application, along with SAT or ACT scores and high school transcripts. The school accepts the Common Application, which can save applicants time and energy when applying to multiple schools. Admissions Data (2016): Monmouth College Acceptance Rate: 52%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 430 / 530SAT Math: 430 / 560SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 26ACT English: 19 / 25ACT Math: 19 / 25What these ACT numbers mean Monmouth College Description: 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. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,147 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female98% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $35,300Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,300Other Expenses: $1,750Total Cost: $46,550 Monmouth College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 78%Average Amount of AidGrants: $26,402Loans: $7,016 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Art, Business Administration, Elementary Education, English, Physical Education, Psychology Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%6-Year Graduation Rate: 56% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Swimming, Water Polo, Football, Lacrosse, Basketball, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Water Polo, Swimming, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Monmouth College, You May Also Like These Schools: Bradley University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphIllinois State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphElmhurst College: Profile University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDePaul University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCoe College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNorth Central College: Profile Illinois College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAugustana College - Illinois: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphLake Forest College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Monmouth College Mission Statement: read the complete mission statement at http://www.monm.edu/information/about/mission.aspx "As an undergraduate liberal arts college we recognize the close relationship of faculty and students to be fundamental to our learning environment. As a community of learners we strive to create and sustain an environment that is value-centered, intellectually challenging, aesthetically inspiring, and culturally diverse; and we hold as central our commitment to liberal arts education and to one another..."