New Jersey Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in New Jersey by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2022

Best Value Colleges in New Jersey by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the New Jersey schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in New Jersey ranking goes to Princeton University with a 99th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $18,685 average net price.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

New Jersey's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#1 Princeton University

Princeton, Private Not For Profit

$18,685 99 100
#2 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$17,835 77 85
#3 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$18,328 71 83
#4 Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, Private Not For Profit

$40,303 77 63
#5 The College of New Jersey

Ewing, Public Not For Profit

$24,617 76 63
#6 Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, Public Not For Profit

$17,286 65 61
#7 Seton Hall University

South Orange, Private Not For Profit

$33,652 69 59