New Jersey Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 39 colleges in New Jersey with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in New Jersey? Thomas Edison State College tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $7,372. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in New Jersey list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of New Jersey Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Thomas Edison State College

Trenton, NJ

Bais Medrash Toras Chesed

Lakewood, NJ

University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus

Jersey City, NJ

Mesivta Keser Torah

Belmar, NJ

Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

Elizabeth, NJ

Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Edison, NJ

Yeshiva Toras Chaim

Lakewood, NJ

Kean University

Union, NJ

Rabbinical College of America

Morristown, NJ

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Talmudical Academy New Jersey

Adelphia, NJ

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, NJ

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, NJ

Rutgers University Newark

Newark, NJ

DeVry University New Jersey

North Brunswick, New Jersey