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/admissions/apply
Address: 2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,949
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 33%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,610 (58% 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: $12,414
Out-of-state Tuition: $22,220
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,068

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

New Jersey City University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 164
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 3111
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 52
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 321
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 111
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 44
Grand total 237242

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,414
Out-of-state $22,220
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,188
Out-of-state $21,100

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 905 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 859 90% $11,068
Student loan aid 369 38% $6,310

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,520 72% $9,327
Federal student loans 2,788 45% $7,872

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,868 1,903 2,965
Percent admitted 100% 94% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 21% 24% 19%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 7,949
Undergraduate enrollment 6,137
Graduate enrollment 1,812

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
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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