New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$14,738

$24,888

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,305
Declined 240
Total Received 6,545
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Public

7,017

undergraduate students

2,303

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,320
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational

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17‐acre, urban campus in Jersey City (population: 270,753), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
12%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,305
Declined 240
Total Received 6,545

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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
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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,864

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,676
Room & board $15,084
Additional fees $2,062
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $31,022
Average Financial Aid - $9,864
Total with Avg. Aid $21,158
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 201 200-3173
F: 201 200-3181
financialaid@njcu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

air hockey, aqua basketball, basketball, bench press, bowling, broomball, cardio, dance group, dodgeball, homerun derby, indoor soccer, inflatable gator race, inner-tuber water polo, softball, swimming, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference, ECAC, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Homeland Security, Other.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Psychology.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

9,320

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

7,017
students

Female
58%
4,094

Male
42%
2,923

25%

2,303
students

Female
73%
1,687

Male
27%
616

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

5,396
students

Female
57%
3,088

Male
43%
2,308

23%

1,621
students

Female
62%
1,006

Male
38%
615

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

54

semester hours

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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
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