New Jersey Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in New Jersey by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2021

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 $18,712 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 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

$18,712 99 99
#2 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$16,873 78 90
#3 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$18,359 68 78
#4 Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, Public Not For Profit

$16,823 66 67
#5 Seton Hall University

South Orange, Private Not For Profit

$30,909 68 67
#6 The College of New Jersey

Ewing, Public Not For Profit

$23,945 78 66
#7 Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, Private Not For Profit

$40,770 78 62