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New Jersey Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in New Jersey?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Jersey was $15,355 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $1,769 higher than the U.S. average and ranks New Jersey amongst the costliest as the 13th most expensive and 40th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $445 from the 2014-2015 average of $14,910 and represents a 2.98% annual increase. The list of New Jersey colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 59 colleges and universities in New Jersey, the most popular being Rutgers University New Brunswick with 40,970 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,217. Drew University is the most expensive in New Jersey with an in-state tuition of $45,552.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. New Jersey colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in New Jersey or cheap New Jersey colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore New Jersey Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Atlantic Cape Community College
Mays Landing, 3,217 Students
$5,160 n/a n/a
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed
Lakewood, 109 Students
$9,100 n/a n/a
Bergen Community College
Paramus, 8,976 Students
$6,648 n/a n/a
Berkeley College Woodland Park
Woodland Park, 3,066 Students
$23,100 n/a n/a
Bloomfield College
Bloomfield, 1,756 Students
$27,800 n/a n/a
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft, 6,899 Students
$5,892 n/a n/a
Burlington County College
Pemberton, 4,827 Students
$3,480 n/a n/a
Caldwell College
Caldwell, 1,490 Students
$29,950 49 64
Camden County College
Blackwood, 6,173 Students
$3,330 n/a n/a
Centenary College
Hackettstown, 1,885 Students
$30,094 24 n/a
College of Saint Elizabeth
Morristown, 698 Students
$29,732 46 66
County College of Morris
Randolph, 4,129 Students
$7,260 n/a n/a
Cumberland County College
Vineland, 2,298 Students
$3,690 n/a n/a
DeVry University New Jersey
North Brunswick, 1,021 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Drew University  Best Value
Madison, 1,655 Students
$45,552 58 54
Eastwick College
Ramsey, 452 Students
$14,083 n/a n/a
Essex County College
Newark, 5,799 Students
$6,291 n/a n/a
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham
Madison, 2,805 Students
$38,098 61 59
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
Teaneck, 3,851 Students
$35,916 45 61
Felician College
Lodi, 1,422 Students
$29,550 13 n/a

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