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The Best Large Colleges in New Jersey for 2023

These are the top ranked large, public and private, four-year colleges in New Jersey as ranked by CollegeSimply. These schools all have undergraduate enrollment over 15,000. Leading the list for 2023 is Rutgers University New Brunswick. Learn how the Best Large Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

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Rutgers University New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,804enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA

Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 19,052enrollment
  • $24,810net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ

Montclair State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 20,744enrollment
  • $15,061net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA