The Best New Jersey Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in New Jersey

There are 59 colleges and universities in New Jersey enrolling 262,230 full time students. Explore the list of top colleges in New Jersey below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in New Jersey offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Newark, Jersey, Paterson or Elizabeth.

The best college in New Jersey is Princeton University and the top public state college is The College of New Jersey.

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    • SAT Range 1440/1570
    • ACT Range 32/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.87
    • Students: 8,374
    • Tuition:$50,340
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 5%
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    Princeton University

    • SAT Range 1330/1480
    • ACT Range 30/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.85*
    • Students: 6,929
    • Tuition:$52,202
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
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    Stevens Institute of Technology

    • SAT Range 1160/1350
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.29*
    • Students: 7,686
    • Tuition:$16,551
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
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    The College of New Jersey

    • SAT Range 1190/1410
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.3*
    • Students: 50,254
    • Tuition:$14,974
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
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    Rutgers University New Brunswick

    • SAT Range 1190/1380
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.68*
    • Students: 11,423
    • Tuition:$17,338
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • SAT Range 1150/1310
    • ACT Range 24/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.6*
    • Students: 10,162
    • Tuition:$42,170
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
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    Seton Hall University

    • SAT Range 1050/1240
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.27
    • Students: 6,174
    • Tuition:$14,374
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
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    Ramapo College of New Jersey

    • SAT Range 1010/1220
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 19,465
    • Tuition:$13,697
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 73%
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    Rowan University

    • SAT Range 1020/1190
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.23*
    • Students: 13,451
    • Tuition:$14,409
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
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    Rutgers University Newark

    • SAT Range 1040/1250
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 6,167
    • Tuition:$38,138
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 77%
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    Monmouth University