The Best Value New Jersey Colleges

Best Value Colleges in New Jersey for 2021

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in New Jersey based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2021 as the overall best value college in New Jersey is Princeton University. The highest value public state college is Rutgers University New Brunswick. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


24 results

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 8,374enrollment
  • $18,712net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,873net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,873net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ
Rutgers University Camden

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 7,171enrollment
  • $13,844net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Rutgers University Newark
R
Newark, NJ
Rutgers University Newark

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 13,451enrollment
  • $11,981net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
New Jersey Institute of Technology
N
Newark, NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 11,423enrollment
  • $18,359net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1390SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.68*Avg GPA
Rider University
R
Lawrenceville, NJ
Rider University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 4,824enrollment
  • $29,122net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Ramapo College of New Jersey
R
Mahwah, NJ
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 6,174enrollment
  • $16,823net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
Seton Hall University
S
South Orange, NJ
Seton Hall University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 10,162enrollment
  • $30,909net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.6*Avg GPA
The College of New Jersey
N
Ewing, NJ
The College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 7,686enrollment
  • $23,945net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA
Stevens Institute of Technology
S
Hoboken, NJ
Stevens Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 6,929enrollment
  • $40,770net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.85*Avg GPA
Rowan University
R
Glassboro, NJ
Rowan University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 19,465enrollment
  • $22,805net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1270SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Monmouth University
M
West Long Branch, NJ
Monmouth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 6,167enrollment
  • $30,945net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
R
Galloway, NJ
 
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 9,621enrollment
  • $17,815net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.32*Avg GPA
Montclair State University
M
Montclair, NJ
Montclair State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 21,115enrollment
  • $15,890net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Bloomfield College
B
Bloomfield, NJ
Bloomfield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 1,685enrollment
  • $17,782net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 820-1110SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA
Caldwell College
C
Caldwell, NJ
 
Caldwell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 2,189enrollment
  • $17,394net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Centenary College
C
Hackettstown, NJ
 
Centenary College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in New Jersey

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $22,221net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 938-1148SAT range
  • 15-25ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA