Top Rated New Jersey Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in New Jersey for 2024

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in New Jersey. Leading the rankings for 2024 as the highest ranked private college in New Jersey is Princeton University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


11 results

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ

Princeton University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,478enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Stevens Institute of Technology
S
Hoboken, NJ

Stevens Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in New Jersey

  • 8,287enrollment
  • $40,303net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

Rider University
R
Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in New Jersey

  • 4,204enrollment
  • $29,396net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 28-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Seton Hall University
S
South Orange, NJ

Seton Hall University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 9,881enrollment
  • $33,652net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1370SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Monmouth University
M
West Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 5,436enrollment
  • $31,594net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Caldwell University
C
Caldwell, NJ
 

Caldwell University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 2,098enrollment
  • $19,664net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1310SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Georgian Court University
G
Lakewood, NJ

Georgian Court University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 2,126enrollment
  • $20,736net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 980-1175SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Saint Peter's University
S
Jersey City, NJ

Saint Peter's University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 3,009enrollment
  • $16,487net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 17-28ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Centenary University
C
Hackettstown, NJ

Centenary University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 1,551enrollment
  • $21,044net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 15-22ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA

Felician College
F
Lodi, NJ
 

Felician College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 2,411enrollment
  • $17,825net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 890-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Bloomfield College
B
Bloomfield, NJ

Bloomfield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 1,300enrollment
  • $19,101net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 817-1064SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1