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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
NJ City University is a public university located in Jersey City, New Jersey in the New York City Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,210 undergraduate students. The NJ City University acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Corrections. Graduating 33% of students, NJ City University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,400.
About New Jersey City University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern College Athletic Conference
Address
2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Website

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
870-1080
ACT Range
15-17
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$12,267/ 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
$11,095/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.46 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.46 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.46 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,210Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,298
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
76%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • Active
    57%
  • Always on the move
    39%
  • Diverse
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.51 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Diversity
    82%
  • 100% future career
    5%
  • Goal getter
    5%
  • Not even trying to help students
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
33%
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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New Jersey City University has helped me get my educational career back in order. Everyone has had an involvement in motivating me to reach my goals. I was taught how to be resilient, and for this, I will forever be grateful. Overall, I have had an amazing experience, and now, I get to pursue an MBA in Organizational Leadership and Management in the same institute! Words can't explain. What a blessing.
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My experience at NJCU was very good. I started my college career in august of 2018 since I was part of the EOF(Educational Opportunity Fund) program. That program made a huge impact in my academics by reinforcing them. Also, during this program, I had the opportunity to met multiple individuals such as counselors and tutors who helped me have a successful freshman year.

Besides this incredible experience, what I liked most about NJCU was the professors this university posses. The professors were extremely polite and respectful with every student and in each class. Aside of their outstanding teaching skills, they also taught the students about life. The professors provided the student with guidance, advices and tips in order to be successful and become better individuals in the future. Personally, I didn't consider them as professors but mentors.

To conclude, I would like see more security in campus and I also a better cleaning maintenance in the classrooms.
During the summer, I was in the OSP Summer Bridge Program, and I can honestly say that I had learned so much from everyone. I made a lot of friends, learned new things and had my mentality grow even bigger. It has made me stronger in some subjects, and I thank NJCU for giving me this opportunity to be in the program. It has prepared me for the school year and has made me excited for this fall and spring semesters!