College Costs in New Jersey

The 2021 Directory of New Jersey Colleges and Prices

New Jersey Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in New Jersey?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Jersey was $17,159 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $2,494 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 $373 from the 2018-2019 average of $16,786 and represents a 2.22% 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 42,753 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $12,230. Stevens Institute of Technology is the most expensive in New Jersey with an in-state tuition of $52,134.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore New Jersey Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Atlantic Cape Community College

Mays Landing, New Jersey

$5,796 NA NA
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed

Lakewood, New Jersey

$6,900 NA NA
Bergen Community College

Paramus, New Jersey

$7,224 NA NA
Berkeley College Woodland Park

Woodland Park, New Jersey

$24,800 NA NA
Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, New Jersey

$30,310 29 21
Brookdale Community College

Lincroft, New Jersey

$7,605 NA NA
Burlington County College

Pemberton, New Jersey

$3,806 NA NA
Caldwell College

Caldwell, New Jersey

$33,990 40 54
Camden County College

Blackwood, New Jersey

$3,330 NA NA
Centenary College

Hackettstown, New Jersey

$32,572 49 58
College of Saint Elizabeth

Morristown, New Jersey

$32,250 48 75
County College of Morris

Randolph, New Jersey

$8,220 NA NA
Cumberland County College

Vineland, New Jersey

$3,960 NA NA
DeVry University New Jersey

North Brunswick, New Jersey

$15,835 NA NA
Drew University

Madison, New Jersey

$39,828 NA NA
Eastwick College

Ramsey, New Jersey

$13,031 NA NA
Essex County College

Newark, New Jersey

$7,590 NA NA
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham

Madison, New Jersey

$43,654 NA NA
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Teaneck, New Jersey

$41,154 NA NA
Felician College

Lodi, New Jersey

$32,550 36 40