New Jersey Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in New Jersey?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Jersey was $16,709 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,354 from the 2015-2016 average of $15,355 and represents a 8.82% annual increase. The list of New Jersey open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 23 open admissions colleges and universities in New Jersey, the most popular being Bergen Community College with 7,320 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,116. Berkeley College Woodland Park is the most expensive open admissions school in New Jersey with an in-state tuition of $24,200.

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 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, 2,207 Students
$5,442 - -
Bergen Community College
Paramus, 7,320 Students
$7,116 - -
Berkeley College Woodland Park
Woodland Park, 2,445 Students
$24,200 - -
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft, 5,535 Students
$6,958 - -
Burlington County College
Pemberton, 4,418 Students
$3,810 - -
Camden County College
Blackwood, 4,271 Students
$3,330 - -
County College of Morris
Randolph, 3,505 Students
$7,680 - -
Cumberland County College
Vineland, 1,431 Students
$3,900 - -
Essex County College
Newark, 3,589 Students
$7,590 - -
Gloucester County College
Sewell, 3,851 Students
$3,990 - -
Hudson County Community College
Jersey City, 4,754 Students
$8,520 - -
Mercer County Community College
West Windsor, 2,608 Students
$4,482 - -
Middlesex County College
Edison, 5,044 Students
$5,376 - -
Ocean County College
Toms River, 4,427 Students
$4,110 - -
Passaic County Community College
Paterson, 2,610 Students
$5,670 - -
Raritan Valley Community College
Branchburg, 3,089 Students
$4,752 - -
Salem Community College
Carneys Point, 482 Students
$5,850 - -
Somerset Christian College
Zarephath, 431 Students
$21,000 - -
Sussex County Community College
Newton, 1,318 Students
$6,300 - -
Thomas Edison State College
Trenton, 98 Students
$7,519 - -