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Best Colleges in New Jersey

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Institutional Characteristics

The following 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.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In New Jersey
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
2 Stevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Rutgers University-New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 The College of New JerseyEwing, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
5 Rider UniversityLawrenceville, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Rutgers University-NewarkNewark, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Ramapo College of New JerseyMahwah, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewark, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 William Paterson University of New JerseyWayne, NJPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Seton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in New Jersey is $27,507 for State residents and $37,234 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 61.90% and graduation rate is 75.60%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In New Jersey
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Princeton University $56,010 6% 98% 5:17,853
2 Stevens Institute of Technology $56,920 53% 88% 11:17,257
3 Rutgers University-New Brunswick $15,804 / $33,005 67% 84% 16:150,411
4 The College of New Jersey $17,287 / $29,594 51% 86% 13:17,783
5 Rider University $35,850 76% 65% 10:14,636
6 Rutgers University-Newark $15,208 / $32,409 74% 65% 16:113,231
7 Ramapo College of New Jersey $14,952 / $24,694 67% 72% 16:16,042
8 New Jersey Institute of Technology $18,016 / $34,034 66% 70% 17:111,652
9 William Paterson University of New Jersey $14,210 / $22,948 81% 56% 14:19,635
10 Seton Hall University $46,880 78% 72% 13:19,814
Average$27,507 / $37,23461.90%75.60%13.10:112,831
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