New Jersey In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by In State Tuition for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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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 Rowan University

Glassboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,573 65 42
#4 University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus

Jersey City, Private For Profit

$9,960 NA NA
#5 Mesivta Keser Torah

Belmar, Private Not For Profit

$10,150 NA NA
#6 Kean University

Union, Public Not For Profit

$10,445 38 9
#7 Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok

Elizabeth, Private Not For Profit

$10,650 NA NA
#8 Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Edison, Private Not For Profit

$11,700 NA NA
#9 Rabbinical College of America

Morristown, Private Not For Profit

$12,000 NA NA
#10 Montclair State University

Montclair, Public Not For Profit

$12,082 NA NA
#11 Yeshiva Toras Chaim

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$12,100 NA NA
#12 Rutgers University Camden

Camden, Public Not For Profit

$12,230 61 85
#13 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$12,230 77 85
#14 Rutgers University Newark

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$12,230 64 77
#15 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Galloway, Public Not For Profit

$12,245 53 34
#16 Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, Public Not For Profit

$12,414 65 61
#17 New Jersey City University

Jersey City, Public Not For Profit

$12,676 NA NA
#18 The College of New Jersey

Ewing, Public Not For Profit

$13,239 76 63
#19 William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, Public Not For Profit

$13,638 NA NA
#20 Talmudical Academy New Jersey

Adelphia, Private Not For Profit

$13,700 NA NA
#21 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$14,448 71 83
#22 DeVry University New Jersey

North Brunswick, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#23 Somerset Christian College

Zarephath, Private Not For Profit

$22,056 NA NA
#24 Berkeley College Woodland Park

Woodland Park, Private For Profit

$25,300 NA NA
#25 Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, Private Not For Profit

$30,680 24 6
#26 Georgian Court University

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$32,050 42 38
#27 Felician College

Lodi, Private Not For Profit

$32,550 33 39
#28 College of Saint Elizabeth

Morristown, Private Not For Profit

$32,900 NA NA
#29 Centenary College

Hackettstown, Private Not For Profit

$33,550 45 48
#30 Caldwell College

Caldwell, Private Not For Profit

$34,900 42 49
#31 Saint Peter's College

Jersey City, Private Not For Profit

$37,660 NA NA
#32 Drew University

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$39,828 NA NA
#33 Monmouth University

West Long Branch, Private Not For Profit

$39,968 60 42
#34 Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Teaneck, Private Not For Profit

$41,154 NA NA
#35 Seton Hall University

South Orange, Private Not For Profit

$42,920 69 59
#36 Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$43,654 NA NA
#37 Rider University

Lawrenceville, Private Not For Profit

$45,120 65 72
#38 Princeton University

Princeton, Private Not For Profit

$48,502 99 100
#39 Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, Private Not For Profit

$53,828 77 63