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About the College

Monmouth College is a private, selective, residential college, offering majors in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, as well as outstanding academic advising, small, seminar-style classes, varied internship and study abroad opportunities, and summer research experiences to thoughtful, intellectually engaged and ambitious students from across the United States and around the world. 

 Monmouth College at a glance

  • Location: Monmouth, Illinois, population 9,901
  • Nearest Cities: Quad Cities—Rock Island, Moline and East Moline, Ill.; Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa—(45 miles) Peoria (65 miles)
  • Enrollment: 1,300 students
  • Endowment: $87.2 Million (as of June 30, 2013)
  • Demographics: 48% men, 52% women; 93% live on campus; 23% minorities and international students
  • Calendar: Semester (Two 17-week terms)
  • Areas of Study: 35 majors, 30 minors, 16 pre-professional programs
  • Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
  • Average Class Size: 15 (55% of classes have fewer than 20 students)
  • Campus: 112 acres, including a 33-acre nature preserve/athletic park and a 6-acre educational garden
  • Affiliations & Accreditations: Charter member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), a consortium of leading liberal arts colleges; Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.); The Annapolis Group; American Chemical Society; North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1913.

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Trotter Fitness Complex

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Trotter Fitness Complex

Occupying Monmouth College's original 1925 gymnasium, the Trotter Fitness Complex contains a wide range of modern exercise equipment, from cardio/aerobic machines to free weights, to a climbing wall. A large aerobics/dance studio is also available.