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Best Colleges in New Jersey

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Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares the basic academic information between best schools in New Jersey. By school type, there are 6 public and 4 private schools in best schools in New Jersey. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In New Jersey
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Princeton University
Princeton, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
2 Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
5 Rider University
Lawrenceville, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Rutgers University-Newark
Newark, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in New Jersey is $27,247 for State residents and $36,714 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 58.70% and graduation rate is 73.90%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In New Jersey
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Princeton University
$52,800 6% 96% 5:18,374
2 Stevens Institute of Technology
$54,014 40% 87% 11:16,929
3 Rutgers University-New Brunswick
$15,407 / $32,189 61% 80% 16:150,254
4 The College of New Jersey
$16,923 / $28,901 49% 86% 13:17,686
5 Rider University
$44,460 71% 65% 10:14,824
6 Rutgers University-Newark
$14,826 / $31,608 72% 64% 16:113,451
7 Ramapo College of New Jersey
$14,678 / $24,229 66% 74% 16:16,174
8 New Jersey Institute of Technology
$17,674 / $33,386 73% 65% 17:111,423
9 William Paterson University of New Jersey
$13,370 / $21,768 75% 52% 14:110,198
10 Seton Hall University
$43,780 74% 70% 13:110,162
Average$27,247 / $36,71458.70%73.90%13.10:112,948
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The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in New Jerseyand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.