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Best Value Colleges in New Jersey by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the New Jersey schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in New Jersey ranking goes to Princeton University with a 99th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $18,885 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

New Jersey's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
$18,885
Average Net Price
1) Princeton University
Princeton, Private Not For Profit
99 80
$19,119
Average Net Price
2) The College of New Jersey
Ewing, Public Not For Profit
88 78
$31,492
Average Net Price
3) Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, Private Not For Profit
92 66
$14,875
Average Net Price
4) New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, Public Not For Profit
71 79
$15,771
Average Net Price
5) Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, Public Not For Profit
74 78
$26,585
Average Net Price
6) Seton Hall University
South Orange, Private Not For Profit
69 61