Statement of Accreditation Status

Monmouth University

  • CEO: Dr. Patrick Leahy, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Christine Benol
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Monmouth College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1952
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025

Contact Information

400 Cedar Ave.
W. Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898

(732) 571-3400

www.monmouth.edu

  • April 30, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Hackensack Meridian Health Corporation, Office 343, Thornall Street, Edison, NJ 08837 to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when the change is implemented. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • May 1, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second Doctor's - Professional Practice degree (Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership-Ed.D.) within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of state approval. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • November 17, 2016
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at Meridian Health, 1430 NJ Highway 34, Wall Township, NJ 07753 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution on the quality of the self-study process and report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • May 2, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Meridian Health, 1430 NJ Highway 34, Wall Township, NJ 07753 as an additional location and to provisionally include the additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the June meeting.
  • June 27, 2013
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at the Monmouth Park Corporate Center, 185 Monmouth Parkway, West Long Branch, NJ 07764 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctor of Nursing Practice professional degree program offered in a predominantly online format within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Master of Science in Education: Special Education - Autism Track degree program within the institution's accreditation.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include provisionally the additional location at the Monmouth Park Corporate Center, 185 Monmouth Parkway, West Long Branch, NJ 07764 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of commencing operations at the site. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • May 1, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctor of Nursing Practice professional doctoral degree within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • November 17, 2011
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope
  • Additional Location
    Hackensack Meridian Health Corporate Office
    343 Thornall Street
    Edison, NJ 08837
    Opened: 09/07/2021
  • Additional Location
    Meridian Health
    1430 New Jersey Highway 34
    Wall Township, NJ 07753
    Opened: 05/02/2016
  • Additional Location
    Monmouth Park Corporate Center
    185 Monmouth Parkway
    West Long Branch, NJ 07764
    Opened: 09/17/2012
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lakehouse Recording Studio
    621 Lake Avenue
    Asbury Park, NJ 07712

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