Top Universities in New Jersey

For those interested in studying in New Jersey, we have a very useful list. We selected the best New Jersey institutions for prospective students. Please know that rankings are based on academic research, alumni reviews, graduation rates, as well as assessment from peer colleges. On the page, you will find major admissions stats such as acceptance rate, tuition fees, average SAT scores for each ranked college or university.

Rankings Schools
1 Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
Tuition: $38,650
Total enrollment: 7,859
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 8.5%
Average freshman retention rate: 98%
6-year graduation rate: 96%
Classes with under 20 students: 70.6%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1410-1590
2 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey: New Brunswick/Piscataway Campus (Piscataway, NJ)
Tuition: in-state: $13,073, out-of-state: $26,393
Total enrollment: 39,950
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 61.1%
Average freshman retention rate: 92%
6-year graduation rate: 77%
Classes with under 20 students: 38.7%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1080-1310
3 Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ)
Tuition: $43,561
Total enrollment: 5,541
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 41.7%
Average freshman retention rate: 91%
6-year graduation rate: 79%
Classes with under 20 students: 46.2%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1190-1390
4 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–Newark (Newark, NJ)
Tuition: in-state: $12,590, out-of-state: $25,910
Total enrollment: 11,804
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 54.0%
Average freshman retention rate: 86%
6-year graduation rate: 68%
Classes with under 20 students: 29.3%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 960-1170
5 Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
Tuition: $34,750
Total enrollment: 9,656
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 85.1%
Average freshman retention rate: 82%
6-year graduation rate: 66%
Classes with under 20 students: 50.8%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 960-1170
6 New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ)
Tuition: in-state: $14,740, out-of-state: $27,140
Total enrollment: 9,558
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 68.5%
Average freshman retention rate: 83%
6-year graduation rate: 54%
Classes with under 20 students: 33.8%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1010-1230

 

Top Universities in New Jersey

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