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93 Colleges
17,584 Yearly Graduations
$67,325 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,898 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 17,584 students received a healthcare degree from a college in New Jersey, making it rank #20 in terms of graduations. New Jersey colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $16,831 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $19,738 per year.

An estimated 55% of college students in New Jersey take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,474 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
2,300 Yearly Degrees
$15,407 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 36,158 undergraduates at Rutgers New Brunswick, of which 34,285 are full-time, and there are 50,173 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

50% of Rutgers New Brunswick students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,635 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rutgers New Brunswick is $44,300.

#2

Jersey College

Teterboro, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,037 Yearly Degrees

There are 3,444 full-time undergraduates at Jersey College, and 3,444 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 8% of accepted students are men, and 92% are women.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,360 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Jersey College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Berkeley College - Woodland Park

Woodland Park, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
569 Yearly Degrees
$25,441 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,682 undergraduates at Berkeley College - Woodland Park, of which 1,972 are full-time, and there are 2,858 students altogether. It takes the average Berkeley College - Woodland Park undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,903 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Berkeley College - Woodland Park with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
538 Yearly Degrees
$43,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Seton Hall University is 10,219, of which 6,102 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,782 are full-time. For undergraduates at Seton Hall, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

57% of Seton Hall students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,936 a year. Seton Hall has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,800 during the early-career years.

#5

Stockton University

Galloway, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
469 Yearly Degrees
$14,048 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,934 students at Stockton State in total, 8,893 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,459 are full-time. Stockton State has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

72% of Stockton State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,285 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,600 during the early-career years.

#6

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
463 Yearly Degrees
$14,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,011 undergraduates at Rowan, of which 14,055 are full-time, and there are 19,618 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,586 a year. Rowan has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,500 during the early-career years.

#7

Union County College

Cranford, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
432 Yearly Degrees
$10,562 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,226 full-time undergraduates at Union County College, and 9,181 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,826 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Union County College is $25,200.

#8

Thomas Edison State University

Trenton, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
402 Yearly Degrees
$7,926 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Thomas Edison State University is 10,227, of which 9,544 students are undergraduates and of those, 69 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

TESU has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TESU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Rutgers University - Camden

Camden, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
401 Yearly Degrees
$15,264 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,739 undergraduates at Rutgers Camden, of which 4,767 are full-time, and there are 7,233 students altogether. It takes the average Rutgers Camden undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,389 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Rutgers Camden with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees

There are 379 full-time undergraduates at AIMS Education, and 406 students altogether. AIMS Education has a freshman retention rate of 92%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

40% of AIMS Education students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,643 a year. AIMS Education has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#11

Essex County College

Newark, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
339 Yearly Degrees
$8,790 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Essex County College is 7,434, which includes 3,610 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,942 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

#12

Camden County College

Blackwood, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
329 Yearly Degrees
$4,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,200 full-time undergraduates at Camden County College, and 9,735 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

14% of Camden County College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,571 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Camden County College is $26,000.

#13

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
322 Yearly Degrees
$39,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,953 students at Monmouth in total, 4,450 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,301 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,744 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Monmouth with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Sewell, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
312 Yearly Degrees
$5,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,953 students at Rowan College at Gloucester County in total, 3,671 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

34% of Rowan College at Gloucester County students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,437 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,100 during the early-career years.

#15

Eastwick College - Ramsey

Ramsey, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
304 Yearly Degrees
$15,990 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 824 students at Eastwick College - Ramsey in total, 360 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 37%. Of the accepted students, 13% are men and 87% are women.

Roughly 82% of students at Eastwick College - Ramsey take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,175 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Eastwick College - Ramsey with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
297 Yearly Degrees
$12,414 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,949 students at NJCU in total, 6,137 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,990 are full-time. For undergraduates at NJCU, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,814 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

#17

Bergen Community College

Paramus, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees
$8,281 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,817 full-time undergraduates at Bergen Community College, and 12,968 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,323 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bergen Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

American Institute - Clifton

CLIFTON, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
276 Yearly Degrees

There are 695 students at American Institute - Clifton in total, 695 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 97% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,509 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from American Institute - Clifton is $22,700.

#19

Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown

Moorestown, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
264 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown is 648, which includes 394 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Lincoln Tech - Moorestown is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

92% of Lincoln Tech - Moorestown students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,466 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
264 Yearly Degrees
$13,370 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 10,105, of which 8,605 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,165 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,352 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from William Paterson University is $34,700.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees

There are 561 students at Lincoln Tech - Paramus in total, 368 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

90% of Lincoln Tech - Paramus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,199 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Lincoln Tech - Paramus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Advantage Career Institute

Eatontown, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
243 Yearly Degrees

There are 74 students at Advantage Career Institute in total, 55 are full-time undergraduates.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,815 a year.

#23

Rowan College at Burlington County

Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
234 Yearly Degrees
$5,159 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,145 full-time undergraduates at RCBC, and 8,439 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

10% of RCBC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,036 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RCBC is $27,600.

#24

Middlesex County College

Edison, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
229 Yearly Degrees
$7,128 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Middlesex County College is 11,142, which includes 5,139 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,492 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Middlesex County College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Fortis Institute - Wayne

Wayne, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
223 Yearly Degrees

There are 449 full-time undergraduates at Fortis Institute - Wayne, and 554 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 94% of students at Fortis Institute - Wayne take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,110 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Fortis Institute - Wayne with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other New Jersey Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Montclair State University 215
27 Lincoln Technical Institute - Iselin 209
28 Harris School of Business-Voorhees Campus 202
29 Mercer County Community College 201
30 Chamberlain University - New Jersey 199
31 Brookdale Community College 190
31 County College of Morris 190
33 Felician University 185
34 Kean University 181
35 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus 170
36 ASI Career Institute 169
37 Raritan Valley Community College 167
38 American Institute - Toms River 166
38 Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus 166
40 Passaic County Community College 154
41 The College of New Jersey 151
42 Ramapo College of New Jersey 148
43 Eastwick College - Nutley 144
44 Ocean County College 134
44 Prism Career Institute, Cherry Hill 134
46 Atlantic Cape Community College 131
47 Healthcare Training Institute 130
48 Prism Career Institute, West Atlantic City 126
49 JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Nursing 125
49 Branford Hall Career Institute - Jersey City 125
51 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus 124
52 Cumberland County College 123
53 College of Saint Elizabeth 122
54 Eastwick College - Hackensack 120
55 Fortis Institute - Lawrenceville 116
56 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School 96
56 Medical Career Institute 96
58 Saint Peter’s University 94
59 Eastern International College - Jersey City 83
59 Caldwell University 83
61 Salem Community College 80
62 Harris School of Business-Linwood Campus 78
63 Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing 77
64 Rider University 75
65 Georgian Court University 72
65 National Career Institute 72
67 Hudson County Community College 67
68 Garden State Science and Technology Institute 64
69 Pennco Tech-Blackwood 63
70 Eastern International College - Belleville 59
71 Best Care College 58
72 American Institute - Somerset 57
73 Institute for Therapeutic Massage 52
74 Universal Training Institute 47
75 Bloomfield College 45
76 New Community Workforce Development Center 44
77 Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing 40
78 Warren County Community College 38
79 Rizzieri Institute 29
80 Rutgers University - Newark 24
81 American Institute of Alternative Medicine 20
82 Monmouth County Vocational School District 19
83 Morris County Vocational School District 18
84 Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine 16
85 St Francis Medical Center-School of Radiologic Technology 9
86 Centenary University 8
86 New Jersey Institute of Technology 8
88 Drew University 7
89 Branford Hall Career Institute - Parsippany 5
90 Stevens Institute of Technology 2
90 Sussex County Community College 2
92 DeVry University - New Jersey 0
92 Strayer University - New Jersey 0

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