New Jersey Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey by Out of State Tuition for 2021

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 2018/2019 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 $6,900.

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.

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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 60 83
#22 Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$29,012 78 90
#23 Rutgers University Newark

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$29,012 65 81
#24 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, Public Not For Profit

$30,160 68 78
#25 Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, Private Not For Profit

$30,310 29 21
#26 Georgian Court University

Lakewood, Private Not For Profit

$32,050 46 64
#27 College of Saint Elizabeth

Morristown, Private Not For Profit

$32,250 48 75
#28 Felician College

Lodi, Private Not For Profit

$32,550 36 40
#29 Centenary College

Hackettstown, Private Not For Profit

$32,572 49 58
#30 Caldwell College

Caldwell, Private Not For Profit

$33,990 40 54
#31 Saint Peter's College

Jersey City, Private Not For Profit

$37,660 42 75
#32 Monmouth University

West Long Branch, Private Not For Profit

$38,880 60 45
#33 Drew University

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$39,828 NA NA
#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

$41,460 68 67
#36 Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$43,654 NA NA
#37 Rider University

Lawrenceville, Private Not For Profit

$43,720 65 70
#38 Princeton University

Princeton, Private Not For Profit

$51,870 99 99
#39 Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, Private Not For Profit

$52,134 78 62