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Is Monmouth University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this Monmouth University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Monmouth University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Monmouth:

How Does Monmouth Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Monmouth University at #623.The school also ranked #20 in our Best for Vets in New Jersey ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how Monmouth fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 535
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 537
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 357

You can also see how specific majors at Monmouth fared when compared to the same major at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Forensic Nursing Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Forensic Nursing Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 14
Best Information Technology Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 16
Best Homeland Security Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 16
Best Public Relations Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Environmental Biology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Nursing Science Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 21
Best Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Colleges for Veterans 25

How Many Veterans Go to Monmouth?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 112 G.I. Bill® students at Monmouth. Since the total enrollment at the school is 5,674, approximately 1.97% of the students at Monmouth are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Monmouth

Monmouth University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Monmouth University does have a student veterans group.

Does Monmouth Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Monmouth may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Check with the school for more details.

If you have specialized military training, Monmouth may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Monmouth Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Monmouth for the following armed services:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Monmouth

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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