Tuition & Fees

$11,173

$20,008

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,419
Declined + 370
Total Received 2,789
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Public

6,317

undergraduate students

1,920

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
14%
400-499
41%
300-399
39%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
45%
300-399
25%
200-299
3%
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School Facts

New Jersey City University, founded in 1927, is a public university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the College of Professional Studies and the College of Education. Its 17-acre campus is located in Jersey City, less than 10 miles from New York City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,237
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Jersey City, NJ

17‐acre, urban campus in Jersey City (population: 257,342), five miles from both Newark and New York City. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Newark and New York City. Public transportation serves campus.

New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
10%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 2% of male students
 
7 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
27%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
14%
400-499
41%
300-399
39%
200-299
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
45%
300-399
25%
200-299
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,419
Declined + 370
Total Received 2,789

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jose Balda
Director of Admissions
P: 888 441-6528
admissions@njcu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,930
Room $7,020
Board $4,100
Additional fees $3,243
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $23,293
Average Financial Aid - $10,141
Total with Avg. Aid $13,152

Financial Aid

$10,141

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,789,286
State $11,540,737
Institutional $0
Other external $79,247
Total $27,409,270

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $122,154
Institutional $2,281,474
Other external $526,605
Total $2,930,233

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
martial arts
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III), North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III, NECVA), ECAC (Division III)
Mascot
Gothic Knights
School colors
green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accelerated Nursing
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Leadership
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Fire Safety/Security Administration
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology
Educational Technology Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Fine Arts
Fire Science
Geoscience
Health Sciences
Health Sciences
History
Management
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Arts
Media Production
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Security
Professional Security Studies
Psychology
Reading Education
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching
Urban Education
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

77%

6,317
students

Female
60%
3,765

Male
40%
2,552

Graduate

23%

1,920
students

Female
73%
1,399

Male
27%
521

undergraduateFull-time

76%

4,826
students

Female
59%
2,809

Male
41%
2,017

undergraduatePart-time

24%

1,491
students

Female
65%
956

Male
35%
535

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented China
India
South Korea
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Craig Katz
International Student Advisor
201 200-3022
ckatz@njcu.edu

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