Monmouth College or MC was established in 1853 as Monmouth Academy. The college was given its present name in 1856 when it received a charter from the legislature. Located in Monmouth, Illinois, the institution is a four-year, private, college of liberal arts. MC remains affiliated with the Presbyterian Church today and is also a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. It is one of the few colleges that has been co-educational since its inception and it also housed the women's sorority movement.
Monmouth College offers a variety of majors, degree programs, and pre-professional fields of study. Some of the subjects offered are biochemistry, greek, history, latin, psychology and spanish, among others. The college also offers military science as well as off-campus study programs.
Monmouth College hosts both men's and women's sports teams. The institution is a member of the Midwest Conference and competes in NCAA, division III.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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