Rankings and Fast Facts

Rankings

US News & World Report

CAMPUS ETHNIC DIVERSITY
Regional Universities North

  • #7 in the Nation
  • #1 in New Jersey

TOP PERFORMERS ON SOCIAL MOBILITY
Regional Universities North

  • Top 25 in the Nation
  • #1 Public University in New Jersey

Washington Monthly

BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK

  • Top 100 in the Nation
  • #5 in New Jersey

WHAT COLLEGES CAN DO FOR THE COUNTRY

  • Top 100 in the Nation
  • #3 in New Jersey

 


CollegeNET

SOCIAL MOBILITY INDEX

  • Top 100 in the Nation
  • #4 in New Jersey

 

 


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Niche

SAFEST COLLEGE CAMPUS IN NEW JERSEY

  • Safest Public University and #7 Overall in New Jersey

TOP RANKED

  • Colleges with the Best Professors in New Jersey

 


FORBES

TOP COLLEGES

  • Top 15 in New Jersey

 


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HACU

HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTION

  • One of 297 in the Nation
  • One of 4 Public Institutions in New Jersey

 

 


Military Times

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BEST FOR VETS

  • #2 in New Jersey
  • #3 in the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Top 50 Nationally
     

Military Friendly

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BRONZE DESIGNATION

  • Top Ranked Nationally
  • Tied for #3 in New Jersey

 


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College Factual

BEST OF THE BEST FOR HIGHEST PAID NURSING GRADUATES

Top 15% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR HIGHEST PAID HEALTH PROFESSIONS GRADUATES

Top 10% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR MOST POPULAR HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM

Top 10% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR MOST POPULAR CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM

Top 5% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR MOST FOCUSED ACCOUNTING PROGRAM

Top 10% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR MOST FOCUSED FINE & STUDIO ARTS PROGRAM

Top 5% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR HIGHEST PAID ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE GRADUATES

Top 5% in the Nation

BEST OF THE BEST FOR MOST FOCUSED PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMTop 5% in the Nation


Safe Campus: National Campus Safety Summit

2020 TOP 25 

  • #15 in the Nation
  • #2 in New Jersey

 


Study.com

2021 BEST BACHELOR'S IN FIRE SCIENCE

  • #3 in the Nation

 

 


Value Colleges

TOP 5 BEST VALUE ONLINE FIRE SCIENCE DEGREES

  • #5 in the Nation

 

 


Best Colleges

BEST ONLINE BACHELOR’S IN FIRE SCIENCE

  • #8 in the Nation

 

 

 

 


Affordable Schools

25 BEST AFFORDABLE FIRE SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • #16 in the Nation

 

 


Best Nursing Colleges

  • Top 10% in Nation

 

 

 


Intelligent.com 

BEST MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

#37 in the Nation, #2 in New Jersey

BEST FIRE SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAM

#20 in the Nation, #1 in New Jersey

BEST MASTER'S DEGREE IN HEALTH EDUCATION

#30 in the Nation, #1 in New Jersey


 

Federal Government

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY CENTER FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND NATIONAL CENTER OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN CYBER DEFENSE

  • One of Few in the Nation With Federal Designations in Both Cyber Security and Intelligence

The Chronicle of Higher Education

COLLEGES WITH THE GREATEST RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY AMONG MANAGERS

  • #17 in the Nation

 


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Clinton Foundation

CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE UNIVERSITY

  • One of just 61 in the country
  • One of 2 in New Jersey

Accreditations

  • Regional (MSCHE)
  • Art (NASAD)
  • Business (ACBSP)
  • Counseling (CACREP)
  • Education (TEAC), (CAEP)
  • Music (NASM)
  • Nursing (CCNE)
  • School Psychology (NASP)

University Profile

  • Chartered 1927
  • Official Colors are Green and Gold
  • Mascot is Gothic Knight

Find Out Why NJCU is a Game Changer


Programs of Study

  • 50 Undergraduate Degree Programs
  • 28 Master's Degree and Graduate Diploma Progams
  • 3 Doctoral Degree Programs

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Enrollment

Undergraduate

  • 5,844
  • 84% Full-Time

Graduate

  • 1,706
  • 22% Full-Time

Ethnicities

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Division III Athletics

WOMEN'S TEAMS

Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

MEN'S TEAMS

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Discover More About NJCU Athletics


Undergraduate One-Year Retention Rate

  • Transfer: 64%
  • First-Year: 77%

Tuition and Aid

IN-STATE

  • Undergraduate (Full-time Semester): $6,243
  • Graduate (Per Credit Hour): $758

OUT-OF-STATE

  • Undergraduate (Full-time Semester): $11,496
  • Graduate (Per Credit Hour): $1,213

ROOM AND BOARD

  • $7,943 Per Semester

FINANCIAL AID

  • Undergraduates Receiving: 80%*
  • Average Award: $13,001*
  • Average Scholarship/Grant: $3,860

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Study Abroad Locations

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