New Jersey City University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2039 Kennedy Boulevard

Jersey City, NJ 07305-1597

(201) 200-3234

(888) 441-6528



Contact: Carmen Panlilio

Assistant Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

2039 Kennedy Boulevard

Jersey City, NJ 07305-1597

(201) 200-2000

www.njcu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,185

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 678

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,068

Graduate enrollment: 2,047

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 30%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Reading Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting B
Security/Loss Prevention B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

New Jersey City University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(201) 200-2000
Website:www.njcu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.njcu.edu/i2e/home/index.asp
Address:2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,504
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):33%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,578 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,430
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,458
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,424

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

New Jersey City University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at New Jersey City University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services143
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education3111
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs51
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service321
Mathematics and Statistics1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology111
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts32
Grand total234202

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at New Jersey City University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at New Jersey City University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,430
Out-of-state$20,458
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,140
Out-of-state$19,910

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid73694%
Grant or scholarship aid66284%$10,424
Student loan aid31740%$4,926

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,99363%$7,947
Federal student loans3,20951%$7,286

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for New Jersey City University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled New Jersey City University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,9871,6162,371
Percent admitted100%83%86%
Percent admitted who enrolled25%28%23%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

New Jersey City University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,504
Undergraduate enrollment6,663
Graduate enrollment1,841

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

New Jersey City University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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