Colleges Near Clifton

Colleges and universities near me in the Clifton, New Jersey area

There are 186 colleges within 50 miles of Clifton enrolling a total of 986,943 students.

Located in New Jersey with a population of 84,136, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Clifton. The nearest college is Montclair State University in Montclair at a distance of 2.1 miles from Clifton. Driving time to these schools from Clifton should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Princeton University in Princeton. The largest college in the area is New York University enrolling 52,775 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Clifton.


186 results

Montclair State University
M
Montclair, NJ
Montclair State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 21,005enrollment
  • $15,061net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 31

2 miles from Clifton

Berkeley College Woodland Park
B
Woodland Park, NJ
 
Berkeley College Woodland Park

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,625enrollment
  • $14,265net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.86Avg GPA

3 miles from Clifton

Felician College
F
Lodi, NJ
 
Felician College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 2,556enrollment
  • $17,825net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 890-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

3 miles from Clifton

Passaic County Community College
P
Paterson, NJ
 
Passaic County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,549enrollment
  • $8,720net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Clifton

Bloomfield College
B
Bloomfield, NJ
Bloomfield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 1,533enrollment
  • $19,101net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 790-970SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 30

5 miles from Clifton

William Paterson University of New Jersey
W
Wayne, NJ
William Paterson University of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,635enrollment
  • $17,090net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

6 miles from Clifton

Bergen Community College
B
Paramus, NJ
 
Bergen Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,409enrollment
  • $9,223net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 1

7 miles from Clifton

Caldwell College
C
Caldwell, NJ
 
Caldwell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 2,274enrollment
  • $19,664net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

6 miles from Clifton

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
F
Teaneck, NJ
 
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,479enrollment
  • $13,941net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.33Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

7 miles from Clifton

Essex County College
E
Newark, NJ
Essex County College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,360enrollment
  • $6,445net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 13

9 miles from Clifton

New Jersey Institute of Technology
N
Newark, NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 11,652enrollment
  • $18,328net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

8 miles from Clifton

Rutgers University Newark
R
Newark, NJ
Rutgers University Newark

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 13,231enrollment
  • $13,832net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

8 miles from Clifton

Hudson County Community College
H
Jersey City, NJ
Hudson County Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,039enrollment
  • $5,982net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Clifton

New Jersey City University
N
Jersey City, NJ
New Jersey City University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,550enrollment
  • $14,029net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

11 miles from Clifton

Ramapo College of New Jersey
R
Mahwah, NJ
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 6,042enrollment
  • $17,286net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

10 miles from Clifton

Saint Peter's College
S
Jersey City, NJ
 
Saint Peter's College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,197enrollment
  • $16,487net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

10 miles from Clifton

Seton Hall University
S
South Orange, NJ
Seton Hall University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 9,814enrollment
  • $33,652net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

9 miles from Clifton

Stevens Institute of Technology
S
Hoboken, NJ
Stevens Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in New Jersey

  • 7,257enrollment
  • $40,303net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1480SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

11 miles from Clifton

FAQ's

The closest community college is Passaic County Community College and is 3.9 miles from Clifton. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Passaic County Community College are $5,400 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Passaic County Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.