Tuition & Fees

$11,762

$21,052

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
32%
400-499
48%
300-399
10%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
47%
300-399
8%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,988
Declined + 393
Total Received 4,381
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Public

6,508

undergraduate students

1,775

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 2516
ACT 2570

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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 8,283
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)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  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)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Jersey City, NJ

17‐acre, urban campus in Jersey City (population: 264,152), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
20%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
32%
400-499
48%
300-399
10%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
47%
300-399
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Recommended
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Not used

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,988
Declined + 393
Total Received 4,381

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,350
Room $7,020
Board $4,100
Additional fees $3,412
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $23,882
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Frank Cuozzo
Director of Financial Aid
fcuozzo@njcu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Air Hockey, Aqua Basketball, Basketball, Bench Press, Bowling, Broomball, Cardio, Dodgeball, Homerun Derby, Indoor Soccer, Inflatable Gator Race, Inner-Tuber Water Polo, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Kenneth A. Heaton, Jr. (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference, ECAC, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Gothic Knights
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Physics
Applied Physics Education
Art
Art Therapy
Art/Art History
Art/Ceramics
Art/Computer Arts
Art/Digital Design/Illustration
Art/Drawing/Painting
Art/Fine Arts/Crafts
Art/Graphic Design
Art/Illustration
Art/Illustration
Art/Jewelry
Art/Jewelry/Metals
Art/Painting/Drawing
Art/Photography
Art/Printmaking
Art/Sculpture
Art/Studio Art
Biology
Biology Education
Biology/Medical Imaging Science
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Civil Security/Leadership/Management/Policy
Computer Science
Counseling/Clinical Mental Health
Counseling/School Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childcare Education
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Special Education
Earth Science
Earth Science Elementary Education
Earth Science/Secondary Education
Earth Sciences/Geology
Earth/Environmental Sciences
Economics
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology
Educational Technology Leadership
Elementary Education
English Education Elementary
English Education Secondary
English/Creative Writing
English/Literature
Finance
Finance/Business Analytics/Data Science
Finance/Financial Management
Financial Analysis
Financial Risk Management
Fire Science
Global Business
Health Administration
Health Information Management
Health Sciences Education
Health Sciences/Public Health Education
History
History/Social Studies Teacher Education
Jazz Performance
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Media Arts
Media Production
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Performance/Classical Instrumental
Music Performance/Classical Vocal
Music Performance/Composition
Music Performance/Instrumental
Music Performance/Jazz Studies
Music Performance/Piano
Music Performance/Voice
Music/Business
Music/Music Education
Music/Musical Theatre
National Security Studies
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Organizational Leadership/Management
Performance/Wind Instruments
Philosophy
Political Science
Professional Financial Planning
Psychology
Public Health Administration
Public Health Education
Reading Specialist
School Health Education
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sociology/Crime/Social Behavior
Sociology/Family/Youth Advocacy
Sociology/Human Services
Spanish
Spanish/Education
Special Education
Special Education/Autism/Related Disabilities
Special Education/Learning Disabilities
Special Education/Teacher of Students with Disabilities
Supply Chain/Logistics/Maritime Port Management
Teaching
Urban Education
Women/Gender 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

8,283

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

6,508
students

Female
59%
3,855

Male
41%
2,653

21%

1,775
students

Female
72%
1,270

Male
28%
505

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

5,210
students

Female
59%
3,035

Male
41%
2,175

20%

1,298
students

Female
64%
820

Male
36%
478

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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 Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

54

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

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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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
201 200-2089
internationalstudents@njcu.edu

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