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2024 Top Public Universities in New Jersey

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  1. #1 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    Rutgers University–New Brunswick

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    4 Year,

    PISCATAWAY, NJ,

    6085 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Rutgers New Brunswick has been amazing. It is a great place to meet new people and embark on a degree journey. Rutgers is one one New Jerseys best colleges. People from all around the world come to....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $11,803,

    SAT Range: 1240-1470,

  2. #2 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    The College of New Jersey

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    4 Year,

    EWING, NJ,

    1553 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Going to The College of New Jersey is the best decision I have ever made! I am about to graduate from receiving my Masters Degree in English from here, after having received my Bachelors Degree in....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $13,269,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  3. #3 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    Rutgers University - Newark

    4 Year,

    NEWARK, NJ,

    1220 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My overall experience at Rutgers University - Newark has been enriching and transformative. The vibrant and diverse campus environment fosters a sense of inclusivity and cultural exchange, providing....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $11,364,

    SAT Range: 1030-1270,

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  5. #5 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    Rutgers University–Camden

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    4 Year,

    CAMDEN, NJ,

    842 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Rutgers University–Camden. The atmosphere on campus is vibrant, with students who are both fun and focused. The STEM professors have proven to be not only...One notable aspect of my experience is the challenging nature of the biology courses. While the professors are knowledgeable and supportive, the coursework is extensive and demanding. The difficulty...As for areas of improvement, adjustments could be made to ensure a more balanced academic experience. In summary, my time at Rutgers University–Camden has been overwhelmingly positive..

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $10,104,

    SAT Range: 1040-1230,

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  7. #7 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    Rowan University

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    4 Year,

    GLASSBORO, NJ,

    1850 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Rowan University is a wonderful school that gives many students the opportunity to achieve their goals during and after college. Admittedly, due to my proximity to the campus, it was not my first....

    Read 1850 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $21,425,

    SAT Range: 1070-1280,

  8. #8 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    William Paterson University of New Jersey

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    4 Year,

    WAYNE, NJ,

    964 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says william paterson. the staff and faculty are very paitent and super accomodating. they help solve issues quickly and sufficiently. the universities campus is very diverse and always entertaining. the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $15,762,

    SAT Range: 890-1090,

  9. #9 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    Ramapo College of New Jersey

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    4 Year,

    MAHWAH, NJ,

    1038 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says So lots of people claim this school has no social scene but really that's all up to you! Of course if you don't make an effort to find a club, sorority, community, you'll have a hard time here. It's...Now for the general student body there is a bit of everyone and it's fairly diverse. Main complaint is people tend to have a "home schooled" vibe to them.. but again to be expected in a small school,...Average education quality you could get anywhere else so you won't be lacking there. Professors vary depending on your school focus but generally decent. Location is beautiful especially in the fall....Overall: great value school. low radar. make an effort to find your social niche, I promise its there..

    Read 1038 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $12,251,

    SAT Range: 1100-1280,

  10. #11 Top Public Universities in New Jersey.

    Kean University

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    4 Year,

    UNION, NJ,

    1594 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I have autism and Kean University has been very accommodating and a good school. it is a state school with a small, private campus feeling. It is very affordable compared to other schools, including....

    Read 1594 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $18,078,

    SAT Range: 920-1120,

  11. New Jersey City University

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    4 Year,

    JERSEY CITY, NJ,

    767 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says In terms of safety, universities typically prioritize the well-being of their students, and many have campus security measures in place. However, individual experiences with safety can vary, and it's...As for the difficulty of a specific major, such as chemistry, it's not uncommon for science-related majors to be challenging. Chemistry, in particular, is known for its complexity and demanding....

    Read 767 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $13,756,

    SAT Range: 890-1140,

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