New Jersey Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by Out of State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in New Jersey but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in New Jersey for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in New Jersey? Leading the colleges list is Bais Medrash Toras Chesed in Lakewood with an out of state tuition of $7,200.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Rutgers University Camden

Camden, Public Not For Profit

$28,466 61 85
#22 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$29,012 77 85
#23 Rutgers University Newark

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$29,012 64 77
#24 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$30,160 71 84
#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 60
#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