New Jersey College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 161 colleges are active for serving college programs in New Jersey. By school types, there are thirty-seven public schools and 124 private schools. By school levels, fifty-nine 4-years (or high) schools, thirty-nine 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and sixty-three less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 161 New Jersey schools, Princeton University ranked first and Stevens Institute of Technology ranked second (view more at New Jersey college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all New Jersey colleges is $16,612 for New Jersey residents and $18,219 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 73.48% and the average SAT score is 1,127. The average number of students is 2,620 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for New Jersey colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 New Jersey Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in New Jersey ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,502$56,4701,5156.00%8,37498%5 to 1
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$55,952$38,8761,42040.00%6,92985%11 to 1
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,785$32,1321,32061.00%50,25484%16 to 1
The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,007$15,8831,26049.00%7,68686%13 to 1
Rider University
Lawrenceville, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,860$20,9581,11571.00%4,82467%10 to 1
Rutgers University-Newark
Newark, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,284$32,1121,11072.00%13,45169%16 to 1
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,695$19,0851,13066.00%6,17472%16 to 1
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,386$33,7441,29073.00%11,42367%17 to 1
William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,336$20,97099075.00%10,19855%14 to 1
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,290$25,1721,24074.00%10,16273%13 to 1
Stockton University
Galloway, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,763$21,5451,11576.00%9,62177%17 to 1
DeVry University-New Jersey
North Brunswick, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,564$17,552-100.00%38724%15 to 1
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,033$18,9721,08576.00%21,11567%17 to 1
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,971$15,7871,15574.00%19,46573%17 to 1
Saint Peter's University
Jersey City, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,760$21,2461,01581.00%3,45259%14 to 1
Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,113$31,3381,07579.00%7,17165%15 to 1
Centenary University
Hackettstown, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,498$17,6401,04375.00%1,80254%13 to 1
Bloomfield College
Bloomfield, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,680$7,84096571.00%1,68535%14 to 1
Drew University
Madison, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,660$19,871-71.00%2,26369%11 to 1
Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,680$28,5861,14577.00%6,16773%13 to 1
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus
Madison, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,740$10,6741,13594.00%3,48363%13 to 1
New Jersey City University
Jersey City, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,888$26,61097095.00%7,99141%13 to 1
Caldwell University
Caldwell, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,700$18,3801,04593.00%2,18969%13 to 1
Kean University
Union, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,621$22,3181,01069.00%14,05647%17 to 1
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
Teaneck, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,240$10,6561,10192.00%7,87149%13 to 1
Georgian Court University
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,640$17,0621,05971.00%2,45854%12 to 1
College of Saint Elizabeth
Morristown, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,876$18,73499374.00%1,18653%11 to 1
Felician University
Lodi, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,000$20,05099086.00%2,00447%13 to 1
Thomas Edison State University
Trenton, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,342$12,024--10,934-15 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield
Bloomfield, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,320---11246%17 to 1
Strayer University-New Jersey
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135--960-33 to 1
Essex County College
Newark, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,790---7,51411%22 to 1
Passaic County Community College
Paterson, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$9,390---6,48011%19 to 1
Jolie Health & Beauty Academy-Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,402---14555%11 to 1
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield
North Plainfield, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,560---6457%15 to 1
Garden State Science and Technology Institute
Jersey City, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,850---6156%15 to 1
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Kenilworth
Kenilworth, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,780---10771%10 to 1
Mobile Technical Training
South Hackensack, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,300---3186%10 to 1
Bais Medrash Mayan Hatorah
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,650--67.00%69-10 to 1
Union County Vocational Technical School
Scotch Plains, NJ
Public, Less than 2 years
$5,500---9695%24 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,320---7156%13 to 1
Jersey College
Teterboro, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$33,082--54.00%3,17934%22 to 1
Yeshiva Gedolah Tiferes Boruch
North Plainfield, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,850--91.00%6322%13 to 1
Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing
Trenton, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$20,875---85-7 to 1
Eastern International College-Jersey City
Jersey City, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,608---29562%10 to 1
Atlantic Cape Community College
Mays Landing, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,340---4,97320%18 to 1
Holy Name Medical Center-Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$22,667--100.00%151-9 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Paramus
Paramus, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,320---7474%19 to 1
Yeshiva Gedolah of Cliffwood
Keyport, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,850--70.00%8448%21 to 1
Ocean County Vocational-Technical School
Toms River, NJ
Public, Less than 2 years
$10,160---36975%3 to 1
Berkeley College-Woodland Park
Woodland Park, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,305$18,062--3,46844%15 to 1
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
Dover, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,755--96.00%8675%5 to 1
Fortis Institute-Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,108---25653%27 to 1
Yeshiva Gedola Tiferes Yerachmiel
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,050--43.00%128-17 to 1
Raritan Valley Community College
Branchburg, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$6,672---7,88728%19 to 1
Pillar College
Newark, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,756$19,344--58412%10 to 1
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$9,554---11,85627%20 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Union
Union, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$25,968---1,36861%30 to 1
Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Leyma
Union, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,750--50.00%2333%9 to 1
Talmudical Academy-New Jersey
Adelphia, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,900--80.00%586%11 to 1
P C Age-Jersey City
Jersey City, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,790---22763%29 to 1
Camden County College
Blackwood, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$4,680---9,67520%23 to 1
Middlesex County College
Edison, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,416---10,89423%23 to 1
Universal Training Institute
Perth Amboy, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,630---20165%29 to 1
Branford Hall Career Institute-North Brunswick
North Brunswick, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$27,270---8740%29 to 1
Branford Hall Career Institute-Parsippany
Parsippany, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,730---1458%11 to 1
JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing
Plainfield, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$30,527--50.00%58775%10 to 1
County College of Morris
Randolph, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$13,500---7,55635%17 to 1
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York
West New York, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,505---6457%24 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Jersey Shore
Brick, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,800---17270%25 to 1
Warren County Community College
Washington, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$6,090---3,49643%17 to 1
Eastern International College-Belleville
Belleville, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,450---25768%10 to 1
Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok
Elizabeth, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,900--65.00%6163%11 to 1
P B Cosmetology Education Center
Gloucester, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,600---13283%15 to 1
Innovate Salon Academy
South Plainfield, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,288---13593%10 to 1
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton
Clifton, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,780---15575%10 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Moorestown
Moorestown, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$29,175---57959%19 to 1
Total Image Beauty Academy
Union City, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,752---19991%20 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Union
Union, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,320---11348%14 to 1
Pennco Tech-Blackwood
Blackwood, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$18,000---55870%18 to 1
Chamberlain University-New Jersey
North Brunswick, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,492--100.00%677-10 to 1
Rabbi Jacob Joseph School
Edison, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,950--87.00%576%12 to 1
Rabbinical College of America
Morristown, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,000$12,000-86.00%23012%15 to 1
Beth Medrash of Asbury Park
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,350--89.00%58-19 to 1
Roman Academy of Beauty Culture
Hawthorne, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,700---98-8 to 1
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Paramus
Paramus, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,780---9740%13 to 1
Cutting Edge Academy
Succasunna, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,775---7771%12 to 1
American Institute-Somerset
Somerset, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,495---200-16 to 1
Prism Career Institute-Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$26,715---6160%20 to 1
Eastwick College-Hackensack
Hackensack, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$16,797---37660%11 to 1
Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,850---19147%22 to 1
American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education
Piscataway, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$32,250---42589%12 to 1
Yeshiva Chemdas Hatorah
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,150--85.00%63-9 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Bordentown
Bordentown, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,320---7558%13 to 1
Fortis Institute-Wayne
Wayne, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,521---53978%13 to 1
Hudson County Community College
Jersey City, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$11,798---8,40813%24 to 1
Cortiva Institute-New Jersey
Wall, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,044---28-30 to 1
Yeshivas Emek Hatorah
Howell, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,150--94.00%46-7 to 1
Atlantic Beauty & Spa Academy LLC
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,275---11565%14 to 1
Central Career Institute LLC
South Plainfield, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,995---44-15 to 1
Beth Medrash Govoha
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,108$4,360--6,655-18 to 1
ASI Career Institute
Turnersville, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,500---5798%14 to 1
Innovate Salon Academy
Ewing, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,288---62-12 to 1
Institute for Therapeutic Massage
HASKELL, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,495---7789%10 to 1
Rowan College at Burlington County
Mount Laurel, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$6,901---8,89028%23 to 1
Rizzieri Aveda School for Beauty and Wellness
Voorhees, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,550---29584%25 to 1
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Northfield
Northfield, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,155---12959%15 to 1
Teterboro School of Aeronautics
Teterboro, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$16,757---23376%25 to 1
PC AGE-Metropark
Iselin, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,790---14279%24 to 1
Yeshiva Yesodei Hatorah
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,500--87.00%4630%7 to 1
Union County College
Cranford, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$10,562---9,41233%25 to 1
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine
Bloomfield, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,672$20,048--60-6 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Iselin
Iselin, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$29,175---45962%14 to 1
Eastwick College-Nutley
Nutley, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$15,806---48760%12 to 1
Cumberland County College
Vineland, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$5,400---2,93436%17 to 1
Sussex County Community College
Newton, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,760---2,30034%15 to 1
Harris School of Business-Linwood Campus
Linwood, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,850---10865%12 to 1
Yeshiva Toras Chaim
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,250--84.00%24017%25 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield
South Plainfield, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$32,943---31869%15 to 1
Parisian Beauty School
Hackensack, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,880---41275%15 to 1
Jolie Health and Beauty Academy-Turnersville
Turnersville, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,530---7365%9 to 1
Morris County Vocational School District
Denville, NJ
Public, Less than 2 years
$11,505--100.00%3796%13 to 1
Monmouth County Vocational School District
Freehold, NJ
Public, Less than 2 years
$9,000---5478%16 to 1
Princeton Theological Seminary
Princeton, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,499$22,730--441--
American Institute of Alternative Medicine
East Brunswick, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,650---35-5 to 1
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Brick
Brick, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,780---12850%10 to 1
Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences
Paterson, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,830---21489%12 to 1
Yeshiva Gedolah Shaarei Shmuel
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,800--33.00%7788%21 to 1
Artistic Academy of Hair Design
Morris Plains, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,960---13778%15 to 1
Rowan College of South Jersey Gloucester Campus
Sewell, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$5,400---7,13030%29 to 1
Yeshiva Bais Aharon
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,250--75.00%417%9 to 1
Advantage Career Institute
Eatontown, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,403---10493%17 to 1
St Francis Medical Center-School of Radiologic Technology
Trenton, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$9,762---15-5 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Mahwah
Mahwah, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$25,968---85768%24 to 1
Assumption College for Sisters
Denville, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$5,773---53100%8 to 1
Eastwick College-Ramsey
Ramsey, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,882---74059%11 to 1
National Career Institute
East Orange, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,900---23149%20 to 1
Yeshiva Gedolah Keren Hatorah
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,650--82.00%14754%19 to 1
Salem Community College
Carneys Point, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,850---87947%14 to 1
Prism Career Institute-West Atlantic City
West Atlantic City, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$26,715---5674%20 to 1
Bergen Community College
Paramus, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,659---13,35223%19 to 1
Best Care College
East Orange, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$1,046---3360%40 to 1
Seminary Bnos Chaim
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$11,900--62.00%15998%32 to 1
New Community Career & Technical Institute
Newark, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,350---97-15 to 1
Harris School of Business-Voorhees Campus
Voorhees, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,350---27466%27 to 1
Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology
Pine Brook, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,025---11689%11 to 1
Universal Technical Institute-Bloomfield
Bloomfield, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$37,200---228-14 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus
Paramus, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$29,175---48968%14 to 1
Mercer County Community College
West Windsor, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,106---7,68620%17 to 1
Medical Career Institute
Ocean, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$29,775---12287%12 to 1
University of Phoenix-New Jersey
Jersey City, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552---4718%6 to 1
Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS
Hackensack, NJ
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,650---7078%18 to 1
New Brunswick Theological Seminary
New Brunswick, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,199$17,060--128--
Rizzieri Institute
Voorhees, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,850---4382%12 to 1
Healthcare Training Institute
Union, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$15,500--38.00%45100%9 to 1
American Institute-Clifton
CLIFTON, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$18,495---65553%22 to 1
Divers Academy International
ERIAL, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$32,900---2793%6 to 1
Ocean County College
Toms River, NJ
Public, 2-4 years
$8,100---8,17638%25 to 1
American Institute-Toms River
Toms River, NJ
Private, 2-4 years
$18,495---34645%23 to 1
Branford Hall Career Institute-Jersey City
Jersey City, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,730---19554%24 to 1
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed
Lakewood, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,200--59.00%10614%16 to 1
Average$18,219$21,1091,12773.48%2,62058%16 to 1