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New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
7,991
New Jersey City University overview
Location Jersey City, New Jersey
Online njcu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Jersey City, New Jersey, New Jersey City University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,868 prospective students applied, and 4,607 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,008 enrolled in the school.  5,448 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,543 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $12,248 plus fees of $166. New Jersey City University is ranked 800 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

New Jersey City University is rated within the lower 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for New Jersey City University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 860/1080
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
94.6% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition
$12,248
In State Costs for New Jersey City University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$166
Room and Board $14,574
Budget for Other Expenses$4,708
Total One Year Cost$32,896
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,054
Out of State Costs for New Jersey City University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$166
Room and Board $14,574
Budget for Other Expenses$4,708
Total One Year Cost$42,702

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by New Jersey City University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 13%
Health Professions 12%
Psychology 10%
Social Sciences 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185129 IPEDS survey data for New Jersey City University.

Current students may use the New Jersey City University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.