Top Rated New Jersey Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in New Jersey for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in New Jersey as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in New Jersey is Rutgers University New Brunswick. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


10 results

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
The College of New Jersey
N
Ewing, NJ
The College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 7,783enrollment
  • $24,617net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.29Estimated Avg GPA
New Jersey Institute of Technology
N
Newark, NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 11,652enrollment
  • $18,328net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Ramapo College of New Jersey
R
Mahwah, NJ
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 6,042enrollment
  • $17,286net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Rowan University
R
Glassboro, NJ
Rowan University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 19,678enrollment
  • $24,810net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Rutgers University Newark
R
Newark, NJ
Rutgers University Newark

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 13,231enrollment
  • $13,832net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA
Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ
Rutgers University Camden

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in New Jersey

  • 7,076enrollment
  • $15,381net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
R
Galloway, NJ
 
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 9,893enrollment
  • $20,526net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1013-1190SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Kean University
K
Union, NJ
Kean University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 14,064enrollment
  • $17,401net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA