Montclair State University, founded in 1908, has a rich academic history that has earned the school the title of “New Jersey’s best public university” by Forbes magazine. The school’s main campus sits on 252 suburban acres just 12 miles from New York City. More than 20,000 students are enrolled in the more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs offered.
Montclair State offers cutting-edge instructional and research resources in a supportive and diverse academic environment. University programs seek to enable students to think critically, act ethically, and become leaders in their communities.
The university’s programs are offered through the following colleges and schools:
- College of the Arts (housing the John J. Cali School of Music and the School of Communication and Media)
- College of Education and Human Services
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Science and Mathematics (housing the New Jersey School of Conservation)
- Feliciano School of Business
- School of Nursing
- University College
- The Graduate School
Accreditation & Licensing
Montclair State University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)