New Jersey is home to 66 higher education institutions, including research universities, 8 state colleges, and 14 private schools. Home to one prestigious Ivy League school, New Jersey was the first to open a university prior to the American Revolution. This is where the serious students go, as there is a wide array of technological and medical schools, along with a lot of regal history rooted in New Jersey education. Popular majors include science, technology, elementary education, and business administration. Graduates go on to work at great corporations like Atlantic Aircraft, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Buy Buy Baby, and Mutual Benefit Life Insurance.
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Princeton University is a private university founded in 1746 in the suburban college town of Princeton, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of just over 5,000 students who attend classes on a 600-acre campus. Princeton is one of the “Big Three” Ivy League institutions and conducts classes on a semester-based academic calendar with tuition and fees for students totaling over $52,000.
Princeton is known for its unique residential living system that groups students into what has been colloquially called “eating clubs,” or dorms that have a central kitchen for the residents to frequent as a collective. There are also over 500 student groups and clubs including a university radio station, student-run newspaper, and a storied Princeton Tiger’s athletic program.
Princeton has a rich academic network and has graduated Supreme Court Justices, Fortune 500 billionaires, and multiple Secretaries of Defense. The university boasts a massive $26 billion-dollar endowment that translates to a $2 billion annual budget that sustains this globally recognized and affluent center for learning. Notable alumni include Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, former President James Madison, and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama.
Stevens Institute of Technology offers 164 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 2,895 students graduated with students earning 1,624 Master's degrees, 760 Bachelor's degrees, 458 Certificates, and 53 Doctoral degrees.
Rutgers University is a public land-grant research university founded in 1766, with a current undergraduate enrollment of roughly 35,000. The university is the second-oldest institution of higher education in New Jersey and, with campuses in New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden, is the largest university in the state. Rutgers’ tuition and fees for in-state students are less than half the cost of those for out-of-state students, making it an affordable option for NJ residents.
Rutgers has a variety of extracurricular opportunities for students including a study abroad office that offers programs in over 50 different countries. Beyond academics, Rutgers’ Scarlet Knights athletic teams compete in the BIG10, and enjoys a local football rivalry with Princeton. Rutgers University is made up of 175 academic departments including competitive medical, dental, and English programs.
The main university campus is in a suburban setting and sprawls over 2,500 acres. Classes follow a semester-based academic calendar and the current student-faculty ratio at Rutgers is 16:1, which is low for a large state institution. Rutgers students get to enjoy a vibrant food and bar scene in New Brunswick and are only a train ride away from both New York City and Philadelphia. Notable alumni include U.S. Women’s National Team player Carli Lloyd, actor James Gandolfini, and American economist, Milton Friedman
New Jersey Institute of Technology offers 132 degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 2,886 students graduated with students earning 1,640 Bachelor's degrees, 1,101 Master's degrees, 89 Certificates, and 56 Doctoral degrees.
Seton Hall University offers 138 degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 2,744 students graduated with students earning 1,375 Bachelor's degrees, 988 Master's degrees, 299 Doctoral degrees, and 82 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Princeton University Princeton, NJ||9 : 1||8,419|
|Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ||24 : 1||7,283|
|Healthcare Training Institute Union, NJ||40|
|Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ||22 : 1||50,173|
|The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ||21 : 1||7,821|
|Drew University Madison, NJ||17 : 1||2,319|
|New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ||26 : 1||11,518|
|Rutgers University-Newark Newark, NJ||23 : 1||13,605|
|Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ||28 : 1||6,142|
|Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ||21 : 1||10,219|
|Stockton University Galloway, NJ||28 : 1||9,934|
|Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ||19 : 1||5,953|
|Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ||23 : 1||4,674|
|Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok Elizabeth, NJ||12 : 1||62|
|Rutgers University-Camden Camden, NJ||23 : 1||7,233|
|Teterboro School of Aeronautics Teterboro, NJ||182|
|Rowan University Glassboro, NJ||33 : 1||19,618|
|Saint Peter's University Jersey City, NJ||28 : 1||3,233|
|Montclair State University Montclair, NJ||33 : 1||21,007|
|Yeshiva Gedolah Shaarei Shmuel Lakewood, NJ||45 : 1||90|