-- Higher Education - Montclair State University (under construction)
Valley and Normal Roads
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone: (973) 655-4000
Web Site: www.montclair.edu
Susan A. Cole, Ph.D.
applicants accepted: 45
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
- New Jersey residents: $11,540 (per year)
- Non-New Jersey residents: $20,254 (per year)
Founded 1908 as a Normal School in response to growing demand for professionally trained teachers, institution became Montclair State Teachers College in 1927, Montclair State College 1958, comprehensive multi-purpose institution 1966 and designated as teaching university under present name 1994, institution with largest graduate enrollment of state-supported colleges apart from Rutgers University> Offers over 40 liberal arts and professional programs with over 250 majors, including 31 graduate majors and numerous interdisciplinary programs, minors and concentrations through three colleges and two schools: College of Education & Human Services, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Science & Mathematics, School of Arts, and School of Business Administration> One of few public teaching institutions maintaining Classics and Linguistics department, also known for program in Music Therapy, most popular majors biology, psychology, business administration, English and home economics> Global Education Center helps arrange student and faculty exchanges, scholarly visits, conferences and seminars; Institute for Advancement of Philosophy for Children attracts scholars to learn about application of logical thinking to elementary school classroom, operates Professional Development School in Newark, in partnership with Newark Board of Education, and teacher education program selected to participate in national reform effort to improve schools and preparation of teachers> Center of Excellence in Fine and Performing Arts offers performing arts students graduate and undergraduate program combining professional training with career entry.> Special facilities include Allan B. DuMont Television Center, state-of-art broadcast facility; Distance Learning Room; NJ School of Conservation in Stokes State Forest (Branchville)> Alumni include Newark Mayor SHARPE JAMES; retired Congresswoman Marge Roukema; TV personality and former Assemblyman Steve Adubato> SUSAN A. COLE named president June 1998, previously president, Metropolitan State University in MN, former senior vice president at RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, close adviser to Governor JAMES MCGREEVEY on higher education policy.