How to Write the Montclair State University Essay 2019-2020

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Montclair State University is a public university located in Montclair, New Jersey. Its campus sprawls across 252 acres and is home to 21,000 students total, 17,000 of which are undergraduates. The university offers 11 colleges and schools, including the New Jersey School of Conservation, an environmental education field campus in Stokes State Forest.

 

Montclair State is ranked 166 in the US News and World Report, and has an acceptance rate of 71%. Admitted students have an average SAT score of 974, and a class rank in the 65th percentile. 

 

The school doesn’t accept the Common App, so students will need to apply using Monclair State’s specific portal. If you’re interested in becoming a Red Hawk, keep reading to learn tips on how to answer Montclair State’s supplemental essay. Want to know your chances at Montclair State? Calculate your chances for free right now.

Explain your reasons for seeking admission to Montclair State University, including what you believe are your academic strengths and interests. Be sure to explain any situations that may have had an impact, either positively or negatively, on your academic record.

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