College Costs in New Jersey

The 2023 Directory of New Jersey Colleges and Prices

New Jersey Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in New Jersey?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Jersey was $17,268 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $2,138 higher than the U.S. average and ranks New Jersey amongst the costliest as the 14th most expensive and 39th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $86 from the 2019-2020 average of $17,182 and represents a 0.5% 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 43,245 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $12,536. Princeton University is the most expensive in New Jersey with an in-state tuition of $56,010.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore New Jersey Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Atlantic Cape Community College

Mays Landing, New Jersey

$5,883 NA NA
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed

Lakewood, New Jersey

$7,200 NA NA
Bergen Community College

Paramus, New Jersey

$7,224 NA NA
Berkeley College Woodland Park

Woodland Park, New Jersey

$25,900 NA NA
Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, New Jersey

$30,680 25 7
Brookdale Community College

Lincroft, New Jersey

$7,605 NA NA
Burlington County College

Pemberton, New Jersey

$3,806 NA NA
Caldwell University

Caldwell, New Jersey

$34,900 54 79
Camden County College

Blackwood, New Jersey

$2,856 NA NA
Centenary University

Hackettstown, New Jersey

$33,550 47 54
College of Saint Elizabeth

Morristown, New Jersey

$32,900 NA NA
County College of Morris

Randolph, New Jersey

$8,760 NA NA
Cumberland County College

Vineland, New Jersey

$4,170 NA NA
DeVry University New Jersey

North Brunswick, New Jersey

$15,835 NA NA
Drew University

Madison, New Jersey

$41,820 NA NA
Eastwick College

Ramsey, New Jersey

$17,066 NA NA
Essex County College

Newark, New Jersey

$7,742 NA NA
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham

Madison, New Jersey

$32,000 NA NA
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Teaneck, New Jersey

$32,000 NA NA
Felician College

Lodi, New Jersey

$33,200 36 46