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New Jersey City University
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  • 4 Year
  • JERSEY CITY, NJ

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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NJ City University is a public university located in Jersey City, New Jersey in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,921 undergraduate students. The NJ City University acceptance rate is 96%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Corrections. Graduating 36% of students, NJ City University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,400.

About

2039 KENNEDY BLVD
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07305
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern College Athletic Conference

New Jersey City University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

NJCU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
96%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
860-1080
ACT Range
15-17
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$14,029 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,679 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 49 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 49 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    57%
  • On Campus
    3%
  • Online
    40%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,921 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
923
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
70%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Active
    57%
  • Always on the move
    40%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 54 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 69 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Diversity
    78%
  • 100% future career
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    5%
  • Goal getter
    5%
  • Not even trying to help students
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 33 responses

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