Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of New Jersey these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in New Jersey list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in New Jersey are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2013/2014 school year.

What is the cheapest college in New Jersey? Leading our colleges list is Thomas Edison State College in Trenton with an in state tuition of $5,700.

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 2013-2014 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2013-2014 academic year.

New Jersey's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating $Value
1 Thomas Edison State College
Trenton, Public Not For Profit
$5,700 n/a n/a
2 Kean University
Union, Public Not For Profit
$7,132 34 52
3 William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, Public Not For Profit
$7,421 46 76
4 New Jersey City University
Jersey City, Public Not For Profit
$7,561 40 79
5 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Galloway, Public Not For Profit
$7,948 66 74
6 Montclair State University
Montclair, Public Not For Profit
$8,182 54 77
7 Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, Public Not For Profit
$8,650 77 82
8 Bais Medrash Toras Chesed
Lakewood, Private Not For Profit
$8,800 n/a n/a
9 Rowan University
Glassboro, Public Not For Profit
$8,906 72 78
10 University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus
Jersey City, Private For Profit
$9,464 n/a n/a
11 Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok
Elizabeth, Private Not For Profit
$10,200 n/a n/a
12 The College of New Jersey
Ewing, Public Not For Profit
$10,355 89 78
13 Rabbinical College of America
Morristown, Private Not For Profit
$10,700 n/a n/a
14 Rabbi Jacob Joseph School
Edison, Private Not For Profit
$10,700 n/a n/a
15 Rutgers University Camden
Camden, Public Not For Profit
$10,718 57 83
16 Rutgers University New Brunswick
New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit
$10,718 78 79
17 Rutgers University Newark
Newark, Public Not For Profit
$10,718 63 81
18 Talmudical Academy New Jersey
Adelphia, Private Not For Profit
$11,000 n/a n/a
19 Yeshiva Toras Chaim
Lakewood, Private Not For Profit
$11,650 n/a n/a
20 New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, Public Not For Profit
$12,800 68 79

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