New Jersey City University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Jersey City, NJ

$12,414

Avg in-state tuition

$22,220

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About New Jersey City University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

New Jersey City University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Jersey City, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,949, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 95%. The university offers 37 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $12,414, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $22,220.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

95% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 860-1080

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students Enrolled

42%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Hispanic

36%

White

24%

Black

22%

Asian

7%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

75% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

3,339

Student Location Breakout

42% 58%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 4% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

75%

State Grant Aid

67%

Institution Grant Aid

58%

Pell Grant

75%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,207
State Grant Aid $5,877
Institution Grant Aid $3,578
Pell Grant Aid $4,825

Financial Outlook

$37k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.