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
Georgian Court University

Lakewood, New Jersey

$32,852 51 61
Gloucester County College

Sewell, New Jersey

$4,170 NA NA
Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, New Jersey

$7,152 NA NA
Kean University

Union, New Jersey

$10,445 41 11
Mercer County Community College

West Windsor, New Jersey

$4,728 NA NA
Mesivta Keser Torah

Belmar, New Jersey

$11,060 NA NA
Middlesex County College

Edison, New Jersey

$5,664 NA NA
Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey

$40,968 60 42
Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey

$12,323 49 31
New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey

$12,992 40 27
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, New Jersey

$14,790 71 83
Ocean County College

Toms River, New Jersey

$5,790 NA NA
Passaic County Community College

Paterson, New Jersey

$7,260 NA NA
Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

$56,010 99 99
Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Edison, New Jersey

$11,950 NA NA
Rabbinical College of America

Morristown, New Jersey

$12,000 NA NA
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey

$14,952 67 66
Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, New Jersey

$5,712 NA NA
Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

$35,000 69 88
Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey

$10,302 66 43
Rutgers University Camden

Camden, New Jersey

$12,536 64 87
Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey

$12,536 78 85
Rutgers University Newark

Newark, New Jersey

$12,536 71 85
Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, New Jersey

$37,660 51 77
Salem Community College

Carneys Point, New Jersey

$6,540 NA NA
Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey

$44,420 69 59
Somerset Christian College

Zarephath, New Jersey

$22,056 NA NA
Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey

$54,780 77 63
Sussex County Community College

Newton, New Jersey

$5,040 NA NA
Talmudical Academy New Jersey

Adelphia, New Jersey

$14,100 NA NA
The College of New Jersey

Ewing, New Jersey

$13,603 74 59
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Galloway, New Jersey

$12,490 52 31
Thomas Edison State College

Trenton, New Jersey

$7,182 NA NA
Union County College

Cranford, New Jersey

$10,562 NA NA
University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus

Jersey City, New Jersey

$9,960 NA NA
Warren County Community College

Washington, New Jersey

$5,100 NA NA
William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, New Jersey

$13,778 NA NA
Yeshiva Toras Chaim

Lakewood, New Jersey

$12,100 NA NA
Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

Elizabeth, New Jersey

$10,650 NA NA