Downtown Jersey City
Downtown Jersey City is home to "Wall Street West" a booming financial district and the site of the new 70,000-square-foot NJCU School of Business at Harborside. The downtown area offers endless opportunities for internships and jobs and is filled with galleries, theaters, restaurants, and retail stores.
Discover Hidden Treasures
As the State's second largest city, Jersey City has much to offer: bustling urban streets, community neighborhoods, acres of green spaces and historic landmarks. At NJCU, we understand that new surroundings and the demands of college life can sometimes be overwhelming. We take pride in sharing the city's treasures and strive to make every student feel welcome in their home away from home.
With one of the most diverse populations in the country, Jersey City is truly a global tapestry, rich in heritage. Its neighborhoods are home to communities of peoples of Italian, Cuban, Filipino, Polish, Jewish, Indian, Irish, Puerto Rican, Dominican, African, Arab, and Asian descent, among others. This cultural and ethnic richness is what makes Jersey City such an exciting place to live, learn and grow.
Access to NYC
Conveniently located just minutes from New York City, NJCU offers students access to the world's financial capital and all it offers, including the finest in visual and performing arts, renowned museums, sporting and cultural events, and unrivaled employment opportunities. Public transportation is readily available from campus to the heart of New York City.