The peninsula state New Jersey is situated in the Mid-Atlantic region of the North-eastern United States. The education system of New Jersey is handled by the New Jersey State Board of Education. This board supervises about 2,500 public schools and makes sure these educational institutes follow all the laws.
New Jersey has a broad educational department, and on an average, the state has around 33 Public Institutes, 25 Private not-for-profit Institutions, and 8 Private for-profit institutions in the state. The state has about 43 colleges with four-year graduate courses and 23 colleges with two-year graduate courses, which they can choose from.
The number of female enrolments at an average for the state is about 238,003 and the male enrolments for the state are about 194,124. The overall state takes in about 368,528 undergraduate at an average per year and 63,599 graduates for the state on a yearly basis.
The state also designs programmes in order to help and support the students by providing them with Financial Aid. The total enrollment in the state was 421,377 in 2016 and the total number of degrees awarded was 23,847 Associate's Degree, 42,479 Bachelor's Degree, 16,970 Master's Degree and 2,987 Doctoral Degrees according to NCES.
The colleges have more programmes ranging from about 30-110 and they have an average graduation rate ranging above 40%.
The colleges have understood the importance of online education, which is why most colleges in New Jersey have adapted to this system. This also helps them to promote education in and around the country.
Newark, New Jersey
Institution Type: Public
Percent of Federal, State or Institutional Aid: 74%
Average Financial Aid: $ 15,845
Total Programs Offered (33)
Business Management Programs
Information Technology Programs