New Jersey Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in New Jersey?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Jersey was $16,402 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $2,290 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 $1,047 from the 2015-2016 average of $15,355 and represents a 6.82% 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 42,749 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,619. Stevens Institute of Technology is the most expensive in New Jersey with an in-state tuition of $48,784.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore New Jersey Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Atlantic Cape Community College
Mays Landing, 2,525 Students
$5,460 - -
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed
Lakewood, 96 Students
$9,500 - -
Bergen Community College
Paramus, 8,028 Students
$7,008 - -
Berkeley College Woodland Park
Woodland Park, 2,795 Students
$23,600 - -
Bloomfield College
Bloomfield, 1,793 Students
$29,300 29 34
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft, 6,091 Students
$6,383 - -
Burlington County College
Pemberton, 4,178 Students
$3,480 - -
Caldwell College
Caldwell, 1,593 Students
$32,250 36 50
Camden County College
Blackwood, 5,181 Students
$3,330 - -
Centenary College
Hackettstown, 1,357 Students
$31,156 28 9
College of Saint Elizabeth
Morristown, 673 Students
$31,000 39 60
County College of Morris
Randolph, 3,821 Students
$7,500 - -
Cumberland County College
Vineland, 1,730 Students
$3,840 - -
DeVry University New Jersey
North Brunswick, 1,021 Students
$15,835 - -
Drew University
Madison, 1,746 Students
$48,336 - -
Eastwick College
Ramsey, 368 Students
$13,575 - -
Essex County College
Newark, 4,864 Students
$7,590 - -
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham
Madison, 2,973 Students
$40,752 45 45
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
Teaneck, 3,456 Students
$38,418 31 43
Felician College
Lodi, 1,481 Students
$31,290 21 23