Undergraduate Admissions

Welcome to Montclair State University Undergraduate Admissions

Your Dreams, Our Guarantee

Our new Red Hawk Advantage Award offers eligible New Jersey freshmen and sophomores up to four semesters of tuition-free enrollment at Montclair.

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Ready to spread your wings and become a Red Hawk?

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Application Requirements
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Freshman applicants may also apply through Common App.

Discover Montclair, Your Way.

Montclair State’s 13 colleges and schools host more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations. We’re all about innovation, so it’s no surprise that we offer degrees and programs you won’t find anywhere else, including our Discovery Program for Undeclared majors.

Explore the academic programs, career opportunities and clubs that you’re interested in to envision exactly what your life would be like in Red Hawk Country.

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Come see us!

There is nothing better than seeing our beautiful campus. Explore all our visit opportunities today, or check out our Virtual Resources website for a full list of our virtual events and opportunities.

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Cost & Financial Aid
The Value of Montclair State

Montclair State University offers many options to help you finance your education, including payment plans and financial aid packages; more than 72% of Montclair State students receive some form of financial aid.

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Student Life
What it means to be a Red Hawk

Life at Montclair State goes far beyond the classroom. From student government to residence life to social and cultural clubs, you’ll find hundreds of opportunities to meet new people and explore common interests.

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Meet Our Red Hawks
The College Tour

The College Tour is a new TV series streaming on Amazon Prime Video that was created by award-winning Hollywood producers to help students and families virtually visit colleges across the country. In Montclair’s episode you’ll find a university that is empowering, inclusive and committed to excellence. We provide students everything they need to go out and meet, reach and shape the world.

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Contact Us
We’re here for you

Whether you’re ready to start your application, have questions about transferring to Montclair State, or trying to check your application status, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is happy to help you in any way we can.

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