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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,142 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
3,987 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
65% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
211 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at New Jersey City University is $8,114, which is $1,123 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $17,142, which is 211% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,234 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,854.

In 2016, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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New Jersey City University received 3,987 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 43% annual growth. Out of those 3,987 applicants, 3,391 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.1% acceptance rate.

There were 8,504 students enrolled at New Jersey City University in 2016, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

New Jersey City University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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New Jersey City University has a total enrollment of 8,504 students. The full-time enrollment at New Jersey City University is 5,529 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,975. This means that 65% of students enrolled at New Jersey City University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New Jersey City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.2% Hispanic or Latino, 26.8% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 7.16% Asian, 1.62% Two or More Races, 0.65% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at New Jersey City University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (14.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (9.3%) and Black or African American Female (8.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.83%), followed by White Male (0.67%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.59%).

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In 2016, 519 more women than men graduated from New Jersey City University. The majority of students graduating from New Jersey City University are White. These 563 graduates mean that there were 1.06 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 531 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at New Jersey City University is General Psychology with 149 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 139 graduates and Other Corrections & Criminal Justice with 130 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at New Jersey City University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Protective Services, with 267 graduates, followed by History with 48 graduates and Education with 310 graduates.


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New Jersey City University has an endowment valued at nearly $8.82M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $410,089 (4.65%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, New Jersey City University had a total expenditure of $160M. Of that $160M, they spent $88.5M on salaries and $32M on benefits.

New Jersey City University employs 91 Professors, 81 Assistant professors, and 78 Associate professors. Most academics at New Jersey City University are Male Professors (46), Female Assistant professors (46), and Female Professors (45).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Jersey City University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 262 employees, Service, with 112 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 103 employees.



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