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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 terms of yearly healthcare graduations, New Jersey is ranked #20 in the country with 17,584 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Jersey is $16,831 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $19,738 a 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 freshman retention rate at Rutgers New Brunswick is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,635 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jersey College is $46,500.

#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

The total student population at Berkeley College - Woodland Park is 2,858, of which 2,682 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,972 are full-time. For undergraduates at Berkeley College - Woodland Park, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

83% of Berkeley College - Woodland Park students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,000 during the early-career years.

#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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Seton Hall with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Stockton University

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

The total student population at Stockton University is 9,934, of which 8,893 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,459 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Stockton State is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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

72% of Stockton State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,285 a year. Stockton State has a 4.9% 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 $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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rowan is 4.4 years.

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.

Roughly 61% of students at Rowan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,586 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Rowan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Union County College

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

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

Roughly 8% of students at Union County College take out loans to pay for college. 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

There are 9,544 undergraduates at TESU, of which 69 are full-time, and there are 10,227 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rutgers Camden is 4.7 years.

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

65% of Rutgers Camden students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,389 a year. Rutgers Camden 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 $44,300 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education is 406, which includes 379 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at AIMS Education. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

40% of AIMS Education students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,643 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average 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

There are 3,610 full-time undergraduates at Essex, and 7,434 students altogether. 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 9,735 students at Camden County College in total, 4,200 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

The total student population at Monmouth University is 5,953, of which 4,450 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,301 are full-time. For undergraduates at Monmouth, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rowan College at Gloucester County is $27,100.

#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 360 full-time undergraduates at Eastwick College - Ramsey, and 824 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,175 a year. Eastwick College - Ramsey has a 3.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastwick College - Ramsey is $33,800.

#16

New Jersey City University

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

The total student population at New Jersey City University is 7,949, of which 6,137 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,990 are full-time. It takes the average NJCU undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 40% of students at NJCU take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NJCU is $33,400.

#17

Bergen Community College

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

The total student population at Bergen Community College is 12,968, which includes 6,817 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

25% of Bergen Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

97% of American Institute - Clifton students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from American Institute - Clifton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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. Lincoln Tech - Moorestown has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 92% of students at Lincoln Tech - Moorestown take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,466 a year. Lincoln Tech - Moorestown has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

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

There are 8,605 undergraduates at William Paterson University, of which 7,165 are full-time, and there are 10,105 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

Roughly 90% of students at Lincoln Tech - Paramus take out loans to pay for college. 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

The total student population at Advantage Career Institute is 74, which includes 55 full-time undergraduates.

13% of Advantage Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Rowan College at Burlington County is 8,439, which includes 4,145 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at RCBC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,600 during the early-career years.

#24

Middlesex County College

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

There are 11,142 students at Middlesex County College in total, 5,139 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

8% of Middlesex County College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,492 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Middlesex County College is $27,500.

#25

Fortis Institute - Wayne

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

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

94% of Fortis Institute - Wayne students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,300 during the early-career years.

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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