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
Georgian Court University

Lakewood, New Jersey

$32,050 46 64
Gloucester County College

Sewell, New Jersey

$4,080 NA NA
Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, New Jersey

$7,152 NA NA
Kean University

Union, New Jersey

$9,935 43 13
Mercer County Community College

West Windsor, New Jersey

$4,434 NA NA
Mesivta Keser Torah

Belmar, New Jersey

$10,150 NA NA
Middlesex County College

Edison, New Jersey

$5,472 NA NA
Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey

$38,880 60 45
Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey

$12,082 52 35
New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey

$12,248 40 27
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, New Jersey

$14,448 68 78
Ocean County College

Toms River, New Jersey

$4,170 NA NA
Passaic County Community College

Paterson, New Jersey

$7,260 NA NA
Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

$51,870 99 99
Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Edison, New Jersey

$11,700 NA NA
Rabbinical College of America

Morristown, New Jersey

$11,500 NA NA
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey

$12,171 66 67
Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, New Jersey

$5,088 NA NA
Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

$43,720 65 70
Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey

$10,076 65 44