New Jersey Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $18,615 ($8,767)
Average Acceptance Rates 69.65 %
Total Student Population 442,503
Average Graduation Rates 57.98 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.61 to 1

New Jersey Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 170 colleges universities in New Jersey State - 37 public and 133 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

New Jersey Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)38
Private (for-profit)95
4 Year or High50
2-4 Year45
Less than 2 year75

Average Academic Statistics for New Jersey State Colleges

[chart] New Jersey Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for New Jersey colleges is 69.653846153846 %.
Average Graduation Rate for New Jersey colleges is 57.978571428571 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for New Jersey colleges is 22.8125 %
Average Retention Rate for New Jersey colleges is 72.374100719424 %
Total Student Population for New Jersey colleges is 442,503
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for New Jersey colleges is 16.607594936709 %

New Jersey Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at New Jersey
Remedial services82 out of 170 Schools
Academic/career counseling service133 out of 170 Schools
Employment services for students97 out of 170 Schools
Placement services for completers118 out of 170 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children21 out of 170 Schools
Library facilities at institution139 out of 170 Schools

Offered Degrees At New Jersey Colleges

New Jersey colleges and universities are offering 3,737 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at New Jersey State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate2949
One but less than two years certificate46529
Associate's Degree65962
Two but less than four years certificate292
Bachelor's Degree1,15159
Post Bachelor's Degree13530
Master's Degree71286
Post Master's Degree573
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2127
Doctor's degree - professional practice232

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For New Jersey Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for New Jersey colleges is $8,767 for New Jersey residents and $18,615 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $16,085 for in-state students and $20,849 for out-of-state students.

New Jersey 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] New Jersey State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at New Jersey State

Next table shows the number of New Jersey schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at New Jersey State
Online Completely0 out of 170 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes50 out of 170 Schools
Graduate Online Classes26 out of 170 Schools
ROTC21 out of 170 Schools
ROTC Army18 out of 170 Schools
ROTC Navy3 out of 170 Schools
ROTC Air Force15 out of 170 Schools
Weekend/Evening College64 out of 170 Schools
Teacher certificate33 out of 170 Schools
Study Abroad34 out of 170 Schools
Campus Housing39 out of 170 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.