96%

Acceptance Rate

$10,715

Avg.Financial Aid

002613

FAFSA Code

About New Jersey City University (NJCU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,991

Website

www.njcu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

New Jersey City University (NJCU) is a public university which is resolved to offer 4-year higher education. The university raised its curtain in 1929 as the New Jersey State Normal School at Jersey City. It was renamed as New Jersey State Teachers College in 1935 and Jersey City State College in 1958. In 1998, the college reached its present-day university status and name. This university evolved from building to building and finally, now there are more than 40 plus of them in a big enough area for experiencing university.

The university has a very clear view on their mission to provide the diverse and quality educational environment. They are resolved to provide intellectual, cultural, socio-economic and sophisticated knowledge to their students to fulfill their mission. The university is headquartered at Jersey City, New Jersey.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 13:1.

  • University's population is 8,504 which combines both full-time and part-time students.

  • NJCU acceptance rate is 85%.

  • NJCU graduation rate is 31%.

There is a public university in Jersey City, NJ called New Jersey City University. The university covers an area of 46 acres. It was in 1927 when the New Jersey City University was founded. The motto of the New Jersey City University is Ineamus Ad Discendum Exeamus Ad Merendum and its official colors are green and gold. In addition to over 6,508 undergraduate students, NJCU also boasts of over 1775 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 8,283. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 591 faculty. At New Jersey City University, around 72% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. Finally, at NJCU around 39% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 24% are Black or African American, and 19% are white. In its 93 years of existence, NJCU has produced several known personalities like Clay Constantinou, Melissa Gorga, Deborah Wolfe, and Betty Shabazz. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At NJCU, 144 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). The total endowment of the New Jersey City University is around US$ 12 million.

Location & Contact

Address

2039 Kennedy Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2012002000
Fax: 2012002044
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. It is said that the more information that a prospective student has about a university, the better it is. The ranking of a university helps a student overcome the confusion of which university/college is right for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student can assess the university chosen by them on various grounds like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it should be noted that New Jersey City University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

96%

SAT Range

850 - 1060

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,476

Average Annual Cost

$11,890

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$162

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,116

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,708

Total One Year Cost

$32,076

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to NJCU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $37,799. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

32%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$16

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

207 Graduates

Psychology, General

161 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

129 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

114 Graduates

Homeland Security

83 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

80 Graduates

Biology, General

77 Graduates

Sociology

72 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

49 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

40 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

39 Graduates

History

39 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

36 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

30 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

30 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

24 Graduates

Marketing

23 Graduates

Fire Protection

15 Graduates

Music

13 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

12 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,237

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

58%

Full-time

82%

Part-time

18%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

21% White

4% Unknown

23% Black

40% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

99%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,259 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,713/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,011/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,011/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Gothic Knights

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

95

Total Female Athletes

80

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,574 per year for living on campus. New Jersey City University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NJCU costs around $5,011 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,500

$27,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$130 - 283

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,715

Students Receiving Federal Grants

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,169

Students Receiving State Aid

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,945

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,193

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,836

$30K - $48K

$11,020

$48K - $75K

$8,118

$75K - $110K

$2,854

> $110K

$2,525

The financial aid department of New Jersey City University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,207, whereas the financial aid is $3,578. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,877 and institutional aid worth $3,578.

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