Average Tuition & Fees $18,978
Average Acceptance Rates 29.22 %
Total Student Population 397,584
Average Graduation Rates 58.13 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.96 to 1

New Jersey Colleges Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 151 colleges and universities are active in New Jersey - 38 public and 113 private schools. By school level, there are 61 four(4) Years or high, 41 community colleges (2-4 years college), and 49 trade/vocational schools (less than 2-years schools) in New Jersey. The following table shows the number of schools by school type and level in New Jersey.
New Jersey College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
School Types
Public38 schools
Private (not-for-profit)48 schools
Private (for-profit)65 schools
School Levels
4 Year or High61 schools
2-4 Year41 schools
Less than 2 year49 schools

Average Key Statistics for New Jersey Colleges

The average acceptance rate for New Jersey colleges is 29.22% and the average graduation rate is 58.13% in academic year 2022-2023. Total 397,584 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended New Jersey colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.96 to 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 31.43661971831 %
Average Retention Rate for New Jersey colleges is 74.850746268657 %

2023 Average Tuition & Fees For New Jersey Colleges

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for New Jersey colleges are $16,846 for New Jersey residents and $18,978 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $19,397 for in-state students and $22,535 for out-of-state students.
New Jersey 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] New Jersey State 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at New Jersey Colleges

New Jersey colleges and universities are offering 4,583 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
One but less than two years certificate45731
Associate's Degree81061
Two but less than four years certificate260
Bachelor's Degree1,34656
Post Bachelor's Degree24939
Master's Degree89494
Post Master's Degree924
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2565
Doctor's degree - professional practice434
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities at New Jersey State

In New Jersey, 66 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 32 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 21 colleges have the ROTC programs and 37 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 162 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes66 out of 162 Schools
Graduate Online Classes32 out of 162 Schools
ROTC21 out of 162 Schools
Weekend/Evening College72 out of 162 Schools
Teacher certificate29 out of 162 Schools
Study Abroad37 out of 162 Schools