New Jersey In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Total Cost for 2021

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 2018/2019 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 $11,000.

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 Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 The College of New Jersey

Ewing, Public Not For Profit

$32,171 78 66
#22 Berkeley College Woodland Park

Woodland Park, Private For Profit

$32,500 NA NA
#23 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$34,474 68 78
#24 Somerset Christian College

Zarephath, Private Not For Profit

$35,956 NA NA
#25 Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, Private Not For Profit

$43,949 29 21
#26 Georgian Court University

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$46,160 46 64
#27 Centenary College

Hackettstown, Private Not For Profit

$46,180 49 58
#28 College of Saint Elizabeth

Morristown, Private Not For Profit

$48,270 48 75
#29 Felician College

Lodi, Private Not For Profit

$49,440 36 40
#30 Caldwell College

Caldwell, Private Not For Profit

$50,755 40 54
#31 Monmouth University

West Long Branch, Private Not For Profit

$55,108 60 45
#32 Saint Peter's College

Jersey City, Private Not For Profit

$55,710 42 75
#33 Drew University

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$56,832 NA NA
#34 Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Teaneck, Private Not For Profit

$57,120 NA NA
#35 Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$59,666 NA NA
#36 Seton Hall University

South Orange, Private Not For Profit

$60,002 68 67
#37 Rider University

Lawrenceville, Private Not For Profit

$61,350 65 70
#38 Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, Private Not For Profit

$70,984 78 62
#39 Princeton University

Princeton, Private Not For Profit

$71,000 99 99