New Jersey In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Tuition for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in New Jersey are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2021/2022 school year.

What is the cheapest college in New Jersey? Leading the colleges list is Thomas Edison State College in Trenton with an in state tuition of $7,182.

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 Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Thomas Edison State College

Trenton, Public Not For Profit

$7,182 NA NA
#2 Bais Medrash Toras Chesed

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$7,200 NA NA
#3 University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus

Jersey City, Private For Profit

$9,960 NA NA
#4 Rowan University

Glassboro, Public Not For Profit

$10,302 66 43
#5 Kean University

Union, Public Not For Profit

$10,445 41 11
#6 Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

Elizabeth, Private Not For Profit

$10,650 NA NA
#7 Mesivta Keser Torah

Belmar, Private Not For Profit

$11,060 NA NA
#8 Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Edison, Private Not For Profit

$11,950 NA NA
#9 Rabbinical College of America

Morristown, Private Not For Profit

$12,000 NA NA
#10 Yeshiva Toras Chaim

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$12,100 NA NA
#11 Montclair State University

Montclair, Public Not For Profit

$12,323 49 31
#12 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Galloway, Public Not For Profit

$12,490 52 31
#13 Rutgers University Camden

Camden, Public Not For Profit

$12,536 64 87
#14 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$12,536 78 85
#15 Rutgers University Newark

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$12,536 71 85
#16 New Jersey City University

Jersey City, Public Not For Profit

$12,992 40 27
#17 The College of New Jersey

Ewing, Public Not For Profit

$13,603 74 59
#18 William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$13,778 NA NA
#19 Talmudical Academy New Jersey

Adelphia, Private Not For Profit

$14,100 NA NA
#20 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$14,790 71 83