Average Tuition & Fees $18,104
Average Acceptance Rates 70.94 %
Total Student Population 434,352
Average Graduation Rates 57.26 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.94 to 1

New Jersey Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 159 colleges and universities in New Jersey State - 37 public and 122 private schools. By school level, there are 54 4 Year or high, 39 2-4 years, and 66 less than 2 years schools in New Jersey. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

New Jersey Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)41
Private (for-profit)81
4 Year or High54
2-4 Year39
Less than 2 year66

Average Academic Statistics for New Jersey Colleges

The average acceptance rate for New Jersey colleges is 70.94% and the average graduation rate is 57.26% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 434,352 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended New Jersey colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.94:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in New Jersey.

[Chart] New Jersey Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for New Jersey colleges is 21.134615384615 %
Average Retention Rate for New Jersey colleges is 73.659259259259 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For New Jersey Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for New Jersey colleges are $16,666 for New Jersey residents and $18,104 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $19,007 for in-state students and $21,281 for out-of-state students.

New Jersey 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] New Jersey State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at New Jersey Colleges

New Jersey colleges and universities are offering 3,983 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 certificate33511
One but less than two years certificate45536
Associate's Degree70882
Two but less than four years certificate240
Bachelor's Degree1,20679
Post Bachelor's Degree16743
Master's Degree768140
Post Master's Degree655
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2266
Doctor's degree - professional practice284
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities at New Jersey State

In New Jersey, 57 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 30 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 19 colleges have the ROTC programs and 36 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of New Jersey schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at New Jersey State
Online Completely0 out of 159 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes57 out of 159 Schools
Graduate Online Classes30 out of 159 Schools
ROTC19 out of 159 Schools
Weekend/Evening College75 out of 159 Schools
Teacher certificate30 out of 159 Schools
Study Abroad36 out of 159 Schools