Colleges and Universities in New Jersey

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
New Brunswick, New Jersey
$23.676 Public 60%
2
Montclair, New Jersey
$20.196 Public 65%
3
Union, New Jersey
$17.141 Public 80%
4
Paramus, New Jersey
$7.854 Public 0%
5
Glassboro, New Jersey
$20.186 Public 59%
6
Wayne, New Jersey
$19.458 Public 68%
7
Lincroft, New Jersey
$6.809 Public 0%
8
Blackwood, New Jersey
$4.260 Public 0%
9
Edison, New Jersey
$6.650 Public 0%
10
Galloway, New Jersey
$18.715 Public 62%
11
Newark, New Jersey
$5.988 Public 0%
12
Ewing, New Jersey
$25.135 Public 43%
13
Newark, New Jersey
$27.022 Public 54%
14
Jersey City, New Jersey
$11.328 Public 0%
15
Cranford, New Jersey
$9.996 Public 0%
16
Newark, New Jersey
$28.274 Public 65%
17
Princeton, New Jersey
$40.170 Private Non-Profit 7%
18
Toms River, New Jersey
$6.120 Public 0%
19
Pemberton, New Jersey
$6.195 Public 0%
20
Mahwah, New Jersey
$22.038 Public 55%
21
South Orange, New Jersey
$37.226 Private Non-Profit 79%
22
Jersey City, New Jersey
$19.065 Public 41%
23
Randolph, New Jersey
$10.665 Public 0%
24
West Long Branch, New Jersey
$31.018 Private Non-Profit 78%
25
Sewell, New Jersey
$7.805 Public 0%
26
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
$35.270 Private Non-Profit 72%
27
Camden, New Jersey
$26.908 Public 59%
28
Branchburg, New Jersey
$4.222 Public 0%
29
Mays Landing, New Jersey
$7.195 Public 0%
30
Paterson, New Jersey
$7.331 Public 0%
31
West Windsor, New Jersey
$6.588 Public 0%
32
Teaneck, New Jersey
$34.882 Private Non-Profit 73%
33
Lakewood, New Jersey
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
34
Hoboken, New Jersey
$44.490 Private Non-Profit 38%
35
Woodland Park, New Jersey
$23.100 Private For-Profit 77%
36
Vineland, New Jersey
$14.100 Public 0%
37
Madison, New Jersey
$37.348 Private Non-Profit 78%
38
Newton, New Jersey
$8.820 Public 0%
39
Jersey City, New Jersey
$32.284 Private Non-Profit 54%
40
Bloomfield, New Jersey
$25.880 Private Non-Profit 55%
41
Hackettstown, New Jersey
$30.540 Private Non-Profit 91%
42
Madison, New Jersey
$44.068 Private Non-Profit 77%
43
Newark, New Jersey
$0 0%
44
Lodi, New Jersey
$29.990 Private Non-Profit 88%
45
Elizabeth, New Jersey
$14.200 Private For-Profit 0%
46
Caldwell, New Jersey
$29.000 Private Non-Profit 64%
47
Lakewood, New Jersey
$29.606 Private Non-Profit 78%
48
Teterboro, New Jersey
$0 80%
49
Washington, New Jersey
$4.008 Public 0%
50
Union, New Jersey
$21.884 Private For-Profit 100%

Education in New Jersey

As of June 2014, 17.15 of New Jersey’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 6.19, four-year graduates – 22.02 and Master graduates – 9.55 of the New Jersey population.

Education of New Jersey

As of June 2014, the New Jersey’s average income per capita is 35928, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 71637. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 6.3 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 34.4. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 7 and 2.45 respectively.

Cost of living in New Jersey

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of New Jersey makes 127, with the cost of food being 107 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 103. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 161. The index of New Jersey’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 135. The average transportation costs make 104, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 114 points.

Air pollution and health in New Jersey

New Jersey’s index of air quality is 92.9 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 20 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 14 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 303 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in New Jersey

New Jersey’s annual rainfall is 45.7 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 22.7, while the United States in general get 25. There are 113 days with measurable precipitation, and 206 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 85.4 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 22.1 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 46 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov