Colleges Near Newark

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

There are 3 colleges in Newark and 191 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 1,011,949 students.

Located in New Jersey with a population of 277,140, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Newark. Driving time to these schools from Newark 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 Newark.


191 results

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

1 miles from Newark

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

1 miles from Newark

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

1 miles from Newark

Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok
Y
Elizabeth, NJ
 
Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 57enrollment
  • $22,614net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Newark

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

5 miles from Newark

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

5 miles from Newark

Kean University
K
Union, NJ
Kean University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 14,064enrollment
  • $17,401net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

4 miles from Newark

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

4 miles from Newark

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

6 miles from Newark

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

5 miles from Newark

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

8 miles from Newark

University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus
P
Jersey City, NJ
 
University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Newark

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

9 miles from Newark

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

9 miles from Newark

Union County College
U
Cranford, NJ
 
Union County College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,298enrollment
  • $5,965net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Newark

Globe Institute of Technology
G
New York, NY
 
Globe Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 446enrollment
  • $21,459net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Newark

Metropolitan College of New York
M
New York, NY
 
Metropolitan College of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 856enrollment
  • $24,083net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.1Avg GPA

9 miles from Newark

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
B
New York, NY
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 22,496enrollment
  • $6,229net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Newark

FAQ's

The closest community college is Essex County College and is 1 miles from Newark. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Essex County College are $4,995 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Essex County 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.