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

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  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 4,385 undergraduate students. The NJ City University acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 39% 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
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1140
ACT Range
15-17
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,756 / 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
$11,859 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 50 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 55 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    56%
  • On Campus
    34%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,385 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
877
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Active
    58%
  • Always on the move
    39%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 60 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Diversity
    77%
  • Goal getter
    6%
  • 100% future career
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Not even trying to help students
    4%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
39%
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. 34 responses

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