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Most Favored New Jersey Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in New Jersey. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. Princeton University, has the highest yield rate as of 70.45% for academic year 2019-2020 in New Jersey. Montclair State University is positioned second with 31.93% yield and Stockton University follows them with 29%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in New Jersey.
Most Favored New Jersey Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Princeton University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPrinceton, NJ
70.45% 32,804 1,895 1,335 5.78%
2Montclair State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMontclair, NJ
31.93% 12,729 9,713 3,101 76.31%
3Stockton University
Public, 4 or more yearsGalloway, NJ
29.13% 6,914 5,277 1,537 76.32%
4Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Brunswick, NJ
28.94% 41,286 25,277 7,315 61.22%
5Kean University
Public, 4 or more yearsUnion, NJ
27.06% 9,540 6,541 1,770 68.56%
6Rowan University
Public, 4 or more yearsGlassboro, NJ
24.70% 14,694 10,924 2,698 74.34%
7The College of New Jersey
Public, 4 or more yearsEwing, NJ
23.56% 13,824 6,812 1,605 49.28%
8Stevens Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHoboken, NJ
23.15% 10,475 4,186 969 39.96%
9New Jersey Institute of Technology
Public, 4 or more yearsNewark, NJ
22.78% 8,201 5,971 1,360 72.81%
10New Jersey City University
Public, 4 or more yearsJersey City, NJ
21.88% 4,868 4,607 1,008 94.64%