New Jersey In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Total Cost for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of New Jersey these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in New Jersey list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our New Jersey tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in New Jersey are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2021/2022 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in New Jersey? Leading the colleges list is Bais Medrash Toras Chesed in Lakewood with an in state total cost of $11,400.

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 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

New Jersey's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Bais Medrash Toras Chesed

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$11,400 NA NA
#2 Mesivta Keser Torah

Belmar, Private Not For Profit

$12,800 NA NA
#3 Thomas Edison State College

Trenton, Public Not For Profit

$13,985 NA NA
#4 Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Edison, Private Not For Profit

$16,000 NA NA
#5 Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

Elizabeth, Private Not For Profit

$16,200 NA NA
#6 University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus

Jersey City, Private For Profit

$16,650 NA NA
#7 Talmudical Academy New Jersey

Adelphia, Private Not For Profit

$17,500 NA NA
#8 Yeshiva Toras Chaim

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$17,850 NA NA
#9 Rabbinical College of America

Morristown, Private Not For Profit

$19,700 NA NA
#10 DeVry University New Jersey

North Brunswick, Private For Profit

$24,829 NA NA
#11 Kean University

Union, Public Not For Profit

$28,429 41 11
#12 William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$28,831 NA NA
#13 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Galloway, Public Not For Profit

$28,926 52 31
#14 Rutgers University Camden

Camden, Public Not For Profit

$29,659 64 87
#15 Rutgers University Newark

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$30,488 71 85
#16 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$30,556 78 85
#17 Montclair State University

Montclair, Public Not For Profit

$30,926 49 31
#18 Rowan University

Glassboro, Public Not For Profit

$30,980 66 43
#19 Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, Public Not For Profit

$31,024 67 66
#20 New Jersey City University

Jersey City, Public Not For Profit

$31,612 40 27