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Founded in 1908, Montclair State University is New Jersey’s second largest university. It offers all the advantages of a large university—a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body—combined with the individual attention of a small college. Through its six colleges and schools, the University offers close to 300 majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, while remaining accessible and affordable. Recognized as offering one of the best educations in New Jersey and the region, Montclair State provides an educational environment with an extensive range of highly-regarded learning and cultural opportunities.

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Located just 14 miles from New York City on a beautiful 252-acre campus in suburban Montclair, NJ, Montclair State University supports a diverse student population of more than 19,000 and has an energy that inspires and motivates students both inside and outside the classroom. Exciting academic programs and a first-rate faculty, as well as a variety of events and on-campus resources including a world-class performance theater, art galleries, cyber café, athletic events, recreation center and easy access into NYC, give students an abundance of options within easy reach. In addition, Montclair State also has 17 NCAA Division III sports teams and is nationally ranked.