univstats
Undergraduate
(in-state)
$18,514
($8,624)
Graduate
(in-state)
$21,367
($17,822)
Books & Supplies $2,559
On-Campus Living Costs $12,545
Off-Campus Living Costs $17,085

Average Costs of Attendance at New Jersey Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $33,618 when a student lives on campus and $38,158 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $8,624 for New Jersey residents and $18,514 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $17,822 for New Jersey residents and $21,367 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,545 when a student lives on campus and $17,085 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
New Jersey Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$23,727 (In-State)
$33,618 (Out-of-State)
$28,268 (In-State)
$38,158 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$8,624 (In-State)
$18,514 (Out-of-State)
$8,624 (In-State)
$18,514 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$2,559$2,559
Living Costs$12,545$17,085
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - New Jersey Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of New Jersey colleges and universities is $8,624 for in-state students and $18,514 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.79% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
New Jersey Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$9,338$9,621 $9,779$8,624
Out-Of-State$19,102$18,944 $18,852$18,514
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - New Jersey Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of New Jersey colleges and universities is $17,822 for in-state students and $21,367 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.01% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
New Jersey Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$16,213$16,574 $16,880$17,822
Out-Of-State$21,194$21,336 $21,584$21,367
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - New Jersey Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of New Jersey colleges and universities is $2,559. The books & supplies costs are increased by 137.80% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
New Jersey Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,197$1,137 $1,076$2,559
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - New Jersey Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of New Jersey colleges and universities is $12,545 when a student lives on campus and $17,085 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 0.19% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 2.84% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
New Jersey Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$13,052$12,467 $12,521$12,545
Off-Campus$15,498$15,978 $16,613$17,085
[Chart] Living Costs - New Jersey Colleges