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60 Colleges
17,295 Yearly Graduations
$71,091 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,609 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, New Jersey is ranked #20 in the country with 17,295 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $17,773 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $20,883 a year.

An estimated 49% of college students in New Jersey take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,402 per year.

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#1

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
2,050 Yearly Degrees
$15,407 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rutgers University - New Brunswick is 50,173, of which 36,158 students are undergraduates and of those, 34,285 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rutgers New Brunswick is 4.3 years.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at Rutgers New Brunswick take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,635 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rutgers New Brunswick is $44,300.

#2

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
1,549 Yearly Degrees
$14,826 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,319 undergraduates at Rutgers Newark, of which 7,975 are full-time, and there are 13,605 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 48% of students at Rutgers Newark take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,172 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rutgers Newark is $44,300.

#3

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
1,254 Yearly Degrees
$13,073 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,007 students at Montclair State in total, 16,687 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,859 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montclair State, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,564 a year. Montclair State has a 4.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Montclair State is $36,900.

#4

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
927 Yearly Degrees
$14,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,618 students at Rowan in total, 16,011 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,055 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rowan is 4.4 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 52% of accepted students are men, and 48% are women.

61% of Rowan students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,586 a year. Rowan has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rowan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
793 Yearly Degrees
$43,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,219 students at Seton Hall in total, 6,102 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,782 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

57% of Seton Hall students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,936 a year. Seton Hall has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,800 during the early-career years.

#6

Kean University

Union, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
578 Yearly Degrees
$12,595 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kean University is 14,309, of which 12,120 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,817 are full-time. For undergraduates at Kean, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,865 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kean is $35,800.

#7

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
577 Yearly Degrees
$54,014 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stevens Institute of Technology is 7,283, of which 3,659 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,642 are full-time. Stevens has a freshman retention rate of 94%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 44% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 67% are men and 33% are women.

67% of Stevens students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,819 a year. Stevens has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stevens is $68,600.

#8

Rutgers University - Camden

Camden, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
518 Yearly Degrees
$15,264 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,739 undergraduates at Rutgers Camden, of which 4,767 are full-time, and there are 7,233 students altogether. Rutgers Camden has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,389 a year. Rutgers Camden has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rutgers Camden is $44,300.

#9

Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
487 Yearly Degrees
$44,460 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,770 undergraduates at Rider, of which 3,465 are full-time, and there are 4,674 students altogether. For undergraduates at Rider, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

76% of Rider students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,532 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rider is $41,200.

Public Public vs. Private
484 Yearly Degrees
$13,370 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,105 students at William Paterson University in total, 8,605 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,165 are full-time. It takes the average William Paterson University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,352 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from William Paterson University is $34,700.

#11

Thomas Edison State University

Trenton, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
478 Yearly Degrees
$7,926 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Thomas Edison State University is 10,227, of which 9,544 students are undergraduates and of those, 69 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TESU is $46,200.

#12

Stockton University

Galloway, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
469 Yearly Degrees
$14,048 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,934 students at Stockton State in total, 8,893 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,459 are full-time. For undergraduates at Stockton State, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

72% of Stockton State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,285 a year. Stockton State has a 4.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,600 during the early-career years.

#13

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
429 Yearly Degrees
$39,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,953 students at Monmouth in total, 4,450 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,301 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Monmouth is 4.2 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

72% of Monmouth students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,744 a year. Monmouth has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,300 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
419 Yearly Degrees
$42,220 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,206 students at FDU in total, 6,353 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,113 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

67% of FDU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,244 a year. FDU has a 7.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from FDU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Berkeley College - Woodland Park

Woodland Park, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
401 Yearly Degrees
$25,441 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,682 undergraduates at Berkeley College - Woodland Park, of which 1,972 are full-time, and there are 2,858 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Berkeley College - Woodland Park is 4.3 years.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,903 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Berkeley College - Woodland Park with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
399 Yearly Degrees
$16,923 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The College of New Jersey is 7,821, of which 7,189 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,981 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at TCNJ is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

54% of TCNJ students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,692 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from TCNJ with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $49,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Brookdale Community College

Lincroft, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
371 Yearly Degrees
$8,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,303 full-time undergraduates at Brookdale Community College, and 11,489 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Brookdale Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,045 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Brookdale Community College is $26,600.

#18

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
366 Yearly Degrees
$14,678 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,142 students at Ramapo College in total, 5,574 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,870 are full-time. For undergraduates at Ramapo College, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Ramapo College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,182 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Ramapo College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
358 Yearly Degrees
$12,414 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Jersey City University is 7,949, of which 6,137 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,990 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,814 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

#20

County College of Morris

Randolph, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
311 Yearly Degrees
$9,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,436 full-time undergraduates at County College of Morris, and 7,488 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,455 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from County College of Morris with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
280 Yearly Degrees
$44,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,620 undergraduates at FDU, of which 2,539 are full-time, and there are 3,366 students altogether. It takes the average FDU undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at FDU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,676 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from FDU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$6,052 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,793 students at RVCC in total, 2,992 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,627 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RVCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Essex County College

Newark, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$8,790 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Essex County College is 7,434, which includes 3,610 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,942 a year.

Students who graduate from Essex with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Middlesex County College

Edison, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
221 Yearly Degrees
$7,128 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,142 students at Middlesex County College in total, 5,139 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

8% of Middlesex County College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,492 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Middlesex County College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
214 Yearly Degrees
$38,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,423 undergraduates at Saint Peter’s College, of which 2,203 are full-time, and there are 3,233 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Peter’s College is 4.3 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

53% of Saint Peter’s College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,239 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

Other New Jersey Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 New Jersey Institute of Technology 213
27 Centenary University 204
28 Union County College 202
29 Rowan College at Gloucester County 196
30 Princeton University 184
31 Ocean County College 169
32 Camden County College 159
33 Hudson County Community College 152
34 Atlantic Cape Community College 145
35 Mercer County Community College 135
36 Passaic County Community College 119
37 Strayer University - New Jersey 117
38 Caldwell University 113
39 Cumberland County College 111
40 Felician University 88
41 Georgian Court University 83
42 Drew University 75
43 DeVry University - New Jersey 68
44 Sussex County Community College 63
45 Rowan College at Burlington County 48
46 Bloomfield College 47
47 American Institute - Clifton 37
48 Bergen Community College 34
49 College of Saint Elizabeth 20
50 Pillar College 19
51 Salem Community College 18
52 Eastwick College - Nutley 16
53 American Institute - Somerset 15
54 University of Phoenix - New Jersey 12
55 Eastwick College - Hackensack 8
56 ASI Career Institute 4
57 Adult and Continuing Education - BCTS 3
58 Warren County Community College 2
58 American Institute - Toms River 2
60 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School 0

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