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There is no better way to know if Monmouth is right for you than to make a campus visit. During your personalized visit, you will have an

Degrees Offered

Major Minor

Pre-Professional Programs

Accounting

Atmospheric Science

Anthropology

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Art

Dentistry

Biochemistry

Biology

Biopsychology

Business Administration

Medicine

Chemistry

Meteorology

Classics

Military Science / ROTC

Communications

Nursing

Transfer Webpage: www.monmouthcollege.edu/admissions/transfer

Computer Science

Occupational Therapy

Application: www.monmouthcollege.edu/admisssions/apply

Economics

Pre-seminary

Education (Elementary or Secondary)

English

Environmental Science

Exercise Science

French

Greek

History

Human Services

International Business

International Studies

opportunity to meet with the transfer coordinator to discuss the admission, scholarship and financial aid processes. We also want to discuss your degree completion plan and will schedule a meeting with a faculty member in your major. Your visit will also include a campus tour, as well as lunch on campus and meetings with coaches by request. Monmouth College 700 East Broadway Monmouth, IL 61462 800-747-2687

General overview

Transfer Email: transfer@monmouthcollege.edu

FAFSA code: 001725

Leadership development At Monmouth, you will have the opportunity to become involved in one or more of our nearly 80 student organizations. Our students are active inside and outside the classroom. Whether you conduct summer research through the SOfIA program, volunteer through an Alternative Spring Break or edit a student publication or journal, you will gain valuable skills to enhance your résumé. Through career and leadership opportunities, the Wackerle Career & Leadership Center will assist you in applying your interests, talents and skills toward a rewarding future. The Wackerle Center offers numerous workshops focusing on career development. Currently, Monmouth graduates have a 99 percent placement rate.

Journalism

Learn more about services provided by the Wackerle Career and Leadership Center at www.monmouthcollege.edu/career-services

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Mathematics

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Nineteenth-Century Studies

Scholarship Opportunities for First-time Freshmen and Transfer Students For information on these and other endowed scholarships, please visit www.monmouthcollege.edu/scholarships. Art Scholarship

Social Service Veterinary Medicine

Latin

Music

Law Library Science

Media

Monmouth College provides career counseling, assistance with internship placements, alumni networking, leadership development workshops and seminars through the Wackerle Career and Leadership Center.

Engineering

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Bagpipe & Highland Drumming Scholarship Instrumental Music Scholarship Latin Scholarship Midwest Scholars Award (Freshmen) Performance Theatre Scholarship Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

Philosophy

Physical Education

Physics

Political Science

Sustainability Scholarship

Psychology

Technical Theatre Scholarship

Presbyterian Scholarship Speech and Debate Scholarship

Transfer Excellence Scholarship

Public Relations

Religious Studies

Vocal Music Scholarship

Sociology and Anthropology

Wallace Founders (Transfer) Scholarship

Sociology

Spanish

Theatre

Wellness Administration

Women’s Studies

Monmouth College admits students of any race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students. Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation or other factors as prohibited by law in administration of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarships and loans, athletics and other school-administered programs.

Affordable private education No matter your financial circumstances, we will work to make your Monmouth experience not only affordable, but an investment that will pay increasing dividends for you in the years ahead.

Wallace Founders Scholarship Up to full-tuition scholarship recognizing academic achievement and leadership. Essay and interview on campus required.

Monmouth College is committed to recognizing the academic achievements of its transfer students. 99 percent of all Monmouth students receive scholarships or financial assistance. Transfer students may qualify for the following scholarship opportunities:

Transfer Academic Achievement Awards – renewable each year:

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships Up to $14,000 annually.

Transferring to Monmouth

3.5 GPA and above................. $14,000 3.25 – 3.49 GPA...................... $13,000 3.0 – 3.24 GPA........................ $12,000 2.75 – 2.99 GPA.......................$11,000 2.74 GPA and below..................$8,000

More information about these and additional scholarship opportunities, including Fine Arts and many endowed scholarships, may be found at www.monmouthcollege.edu/scholarships For consideration for additional need-based assistance, transfer students should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible after January 1. The FAFSA code for Monmouth College is 001725.

Description

Private, four-year, residential; founded in 1853

Affiliations

Associated Colleges of the MidwestPresbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Enrollment

1,300 students from approximately 26 states and 20 countries; 52% women, 48% men; 20% minorities and international students

Faculty

86% of full-time faculty hold the highest degrees in their field Faculty members: 126 (91 full-time equivalent) Student/faculty ratio: 13 to 1 Average class size: 15

Academics

Bachelor of Arts degree; over 50 areas of study; over 70 off-campus study programs, including a seamless semester in Scotland

Housing

More than 95% of students live in one of the college’s residence halls, fraternity and sorority houses, theme houses, and apartments

Athletics

Member of the Midwest Conference and NCAA Division III; extensive wellness and intramural sports programs; all athletic facilities are new or recently renovated

11 varsity sports for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, soccer, swimming, tennis, water polo

11 varsity sports for women: basketball, cross country, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Monmouth COLLEGE ®


Transfer to Monmouth for academic excellence… As a transfer student, you have a level of academic experience that is welcomed in our classrooms. As an experienced college student, you are even closer to reaching your academic and career goals. At Monmouth, our transfer coordinators will work with you individually to achieve those goals.

confidence to achieve…

exceptional facilities… involvement opportunities.

Transfer students are encouraged to apply for admission at least three months prior to planned enrollment. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Students will receive the admission decision and transcript evaluation typically within one week of appying.

Minnesota

Complete an online application at: www.monmouthcollege.edu/admissions/apply

Wisconsin

A minimum GPA of 2.25 and 12 earned semester hours are required to apply for transfer admission.

Iowa

Indiana Missouri

Illinois

Submit official college transcripts as well as high school transcripts/test scores if less than one year of college completed.

Monmouth is a founding member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), an exclusive consortium that includes some of the finest private institutions in the nation.

Completed in 2013, the $40 million Center for Science and Business is designed to make graduates more competitive in the job market by helping them to bridge traditionally separate academic disciplines.

You have already demonstrated the desire and ability to achieve. Monmouth College will take you to the next level. Faculty advising plays a vital role in the student experience at Monmouth, as each transfer student is matched with a faculty adviser in his or her major. The academic year is organized into two semesters. Each semester students take four course credits (equivalent to 16 semester hours). Monmouth will accept a maximum of 64 semester hours = two full years of study. Students must complete a minimum of 16 course credits (64 semester hours) at Monmouth to earn the Bachelor of Arts degree. Only grades of C- or better are acceptable as transfer credit. Transfer course credit and general education equivalency guides for most Illinois community colleges are available at www.monmouthcollege.edu/admissions/transfer. Students transferring from a college, university or community college not listed are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions for assistance.

With $120 million invested recently in new and renovated facilities, Monmouth’s 112-acre campus combines modern comforts with traditional beauty. Spacious residence halls are all within easy walking distance of academic, athletic and dining facilities, making Monmouth as convenient as it is safe and attractive. You’ll also appreciate the cozy study areas equipped with wireless Internet, comfortable lounges to gather with friends, a well equipped fitness center for cardio workouts and weight training, and distinctive residence hall rooms ranging from modern suites to traditional collegiate quarters. Whether you enjoy homestyle cooking, specialty cuisines, vegetarian fare, or just need a quick snack on the go, your meal card is accepted at any of the several dining locations across campus.

At Monmouth College, you’ll be able to gain experience and skills through campus activities and membership in any of the 80 student organizations. Whether you’re competing on one of 22 varsity athletic teams, working as a student intern, singing in the Monmouth College Chorale, running for student body president, or completing a community service project through your fraternity or sorority, you’ll be making a difference, adding to an impressive résumé, and gaining lifelong friends.


2013 Transfer Student Travel Piece