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New Jersey Business Colleges

60 Colleges
17,295 Yearly Graduations
$72,307 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,592 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

New Jersey ranked #20 in the nation for business degrees handed out in 2019. Around 17,295 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $18,077 per year to get their degree at a college in New Jersey, while out of state students will pay an average of $21,089 per year.

About 48% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,648 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
2,050 Yearly Degrees
$15,003 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 50,411 students at Rutgers New Brunswick in total, 35,844 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 33,788 are full-time. It takes the average Rutgers New Brunswick undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at Rutgers New Brunswick take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,729 a year. Rutgers New Brunswick has a 3.6% 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 $44,300 during the early-career years.

#2

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
1,549 Yearly Degrees
$14,502 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rutgers University - Newark is 13,231, of which 9,118 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,974 are full-time. Rutgers Newark has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

41% of Rutgers Newark students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,071 a year. Rutgers Newark has a 3.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rutgers Newark with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Montclair State University

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

There are 21,005 students at Montclair State in total, 16,374 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,543 are full-time. For undergraduates at Montclair State, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

55% of Montclair State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,848 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

#4

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
927 Yearly Degrees
$12,939 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,963 undergraduates at Rowan, of which 13,832 are full-time, and there are 19,678 students altogether. For undergraduates at Rowan, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Rowan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,421 a year. Rowan has a 5.4% 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
$45,290 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,814 students at Seton Hall in total, 5,913 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,724 are full-time. It takes the average Seton Hall undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,419 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Seton Hall with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Kean University

Union, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
578 Yearly Degrees
$12,445 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,686 undergraduates at Kean, of which 9,400 are full-time, and there are 14,064 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Kean is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

61% of Kean students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,229 a year. Kean has a 7.8% 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 Kean is $35,800.

#7

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
577 Yearly Degrees
$55,952 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stevens Institute of Technology is 7,257, of which 3,791 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,759 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Stevens is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Of the accepted students, 66% are men and 34% are women.

67% of Stevens students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,171 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$14,877 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,502 undergraduates at Rutgers Camden, of which 4,608 are full-time, and there are 7,076 students altogether. It takes the average Rutgers Camden undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,620 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,300 during the early-career years.

#9

Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
487 Yearly Degrees
$45,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,630 undergraduates at Rider, of which 3,279 are full-time, and there are 4,636 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rider is 4.1 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,098 a year. Rider has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rider with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
484 Yearly Degrees
$13,770 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 9,635, of which 7,971 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,480 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at William Paterson University is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at William Paterson University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,540 a year. William Paterson University has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from William Paterson University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Thomas Edison State University

Trenton, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
478 Yearly Degrees
$7,182 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,576 undergraduates at TESU, of which 75 are full-time, and there are 10,495 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,200 during the early-career years.

#12

Stockton University

Galloway, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
469 Yearly Degrees
$14,329 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,893 students at Stockton State in total, 8,846 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,427 are full-time. It takes the average Stockton State undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

72% of Stockton State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,202 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Stockton State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
429 Yearly Degrees
$40,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,674 students at Monmouth in total, 4,263 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,093 are full-time. It takes the average Monmouth undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Monmouth take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,696 a year. Monmouth has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Monmouth with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
419 Yearly Degrees
$42,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,734 undergraduates at FDU, of which 2,189 are full-time, and there are 7,479 students altogether. It takes the average FDU undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

54% of FDU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,246 a year. FDU has a 8.1% 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
$26,305 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,625 students at Berkeley College - Woodland Park in total, 2,451 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,745 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,273 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Berkeley College - Woodland Park is $30,000.

#16

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
399 Yearly Degrees
$16,029 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The College of New Jersey is 7,783, of which 7,105 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,898 are full-time. It takes the average TCNJ undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 51%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,155 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.6% 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
$8,804 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,438 students at Brookdale Community College in total, 4,783 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

12% of Brookdale Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,359 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,600 during the early-career years.

#18

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
366 Yearly Degrees
$14,952 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 6,042, of which 5,412 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,720 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at Ramapo College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,768 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% 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
$14,738 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Jersey City University is 7,550, of which 5,844 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,921 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NJCU is 4.9 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,140 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NJCU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

County College of Morris

Randolph, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
311 Yearly Degrees
$9,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at County College of Morris is 6,697, which includes 2,983 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,043 a year. County College of Morris has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate 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
$44,740 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus is 3,396, of which 2,707 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,517 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at FDU is 4.3 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

72% of FDU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,519 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FDU is $38,200.

#22

Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$6,672 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,080 students at RVCC in total, 2,653 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

10% of RVCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,179 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% 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

There are 2,859 full-time undergraduates at Essex, and 6,360 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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
$7,416 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Middlesex County College is 10,084, which includes 4,464 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Middlesex County College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,243 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Middlesex County College is $27,500.

#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 2,355 undergraduates at Saint Peter’s College, of which 2,038 are full-time, and there are 3,197 students altogether. It takes the average Saint Peter’s College undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 63% of accepted students are men, and 37% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,224 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% 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 of South Jersey Gloucester Campus 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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