Entrepreneur John F. Abate owns several businesses that provide printed and online guides on a range of topics, including horse race handicapping. John F. Abate earned both his BS in business administration and his MBA from Monmouth University.
Only an hour from Philadelphia and New York, Monmouth University sits on the northern coastline of New Jersey. US News & World Report’s Best Colleges for 2020 ranks the school as one of the top five Division I, private, non-denominational schools in the country for academic excellence.
The university takes pride in the fact that close to one-third of its students are Pell Grant-eligible, and almost half of is freshman students are the first members of their families to attend college. The institution’s Leon Hess Business School is on the Best Business Schools list of the Princeton Review for 2020, the 15th consecutive year in which it has received this accolade.
Monmouth also ranks as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans and one of the Best Value Schools in the Regional Universities North category of the 2020 US News & World Report rankings. The university is also home to the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music. The center offers fans and scholars the largest official collection of the New Jersey rock icon’s artifacts, written works, periodicals, and photographs, comprising more than 35,000 articles sourced from 47 countries.