New Jersey City University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,114

2.24% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,854

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.3%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

85.1%

3,987 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

8,504

65% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31%

211 Graduates

About

New Jersey City University is a higher education institution located in Hudson County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New Jersey City University were General Psychology (149 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (139 degrees), and Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (130 degrees).

In 2016, 1,821 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Jersey City University. 64.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (563 degrees), 1.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (531 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Jersey City University is $8,114, which is $-12,046 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New Jersey City University is $8,114, which is $-12,046 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,114

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at New Jersey City University was $8,114. The cost of tuition at New Jersey City University is $-12,046 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$11,854

2016 Value

52.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 New Jersey City University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,854. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of New Jersey City University grew by 52.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,633

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Jersey City University was of $10,633 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 11.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at New Jersey City University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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9.3%

2015 Default Rate

208

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at New Jersey City University was 9.3%, which represents 208 out of the 2236 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

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.

Acceptance Rate

85.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,391

Accepted Out of 3,987

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of New Jersey City University was 85.1% (3,391 admissions from 3,987 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 86.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 43%, while admissions grew by 40.2%.

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SAT Scores

92%

Submission Percentage

909

Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at New Jersey City University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

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, 0.647% 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 (23.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.3%) and Black or African American Female (13.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (19.6%), followed by White Male (15.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Jersey City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,504 students. The full-time enrollment at New Jersey City University is 5,529 and the part-time enrollment is 2,975. This means that 65% of students enrolled at New Jersey City University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at New Jersey City University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), New Jersey City University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2,992

  2. White

    2,280

  3. Black or African American

    1,766

The enrolled student population at New Jersey City University is 35.2% Hispanic or Latino, 26.8% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 7.16% Asian, 1.62% Two or More Races, 0.647% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 519 more women than men received degrees from New Jersey City University. The majority of degree recipients at New Jersey City University are white (563 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (531 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at New Jersey City University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (267 degrees awarded), History (48 degrees), and Education (310 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,051,959 people), Secondary school teachers (360,364 people), Education administrators (313,613 people), Miscellaneous managers (275,032 people), and Counselors (259,278 people).

The most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Protective Services (267 degrees awarded), History (48 degrees), Education (310 degrees), Psychology (170 degrees), and Math & Statistics (34 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Protective Services (267 degrees awarded), History (48 degrees), Education (310 degrees), Psychology (170 degrees), and Math & Statistics (34 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,163,012 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (464,686 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (438,539 people), Hospitals (325,254 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (213,988 people).

The most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Protective Services (267 degrees awarded), History (48 degrees), Education (310 degrees), Psychology (170 degrees), and Math & Statistics (34 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 149 degrees awarded

  2. 139 degrees awarded

  3. 130 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New Jersey City University was General Psychology with 149 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 651

  2. 1,170

In 2016, 651 degrees were awarded to men at New Jersey City University, which is 0.556 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,170).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 70 degrees were awarded to men at New Jersey City University in Other Homeland Security, which is 3.5 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 126 degrees were awarded to women at New Jersey City University in General Psychology, which is 5.48 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 7% of students graduating from New Jersey City University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New Jersey City University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.06% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    563 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    531 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    308 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Jersey City University is white (563 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (531 degrees).

10% of degree recipients (183 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    340 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    340 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    226 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New Jersey City University is white female (340 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (340 degrees).

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Operations

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 $410k (4.65%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters 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 $160M on benefits.

New Jersey City University employs 92 Professors, 86 Assistant professors, and 78 Associate professors. Most academics at New Jersey City University are Male Professors (47), Female Professors(45), and Female Assistant professors (44).

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 266 employees, Service, with 116 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 102 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.82M

2015 Endowment

11.4%

growth from 2014

New Jersey City University has an endowment valued at about $8.82M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of New Jersey City University grew 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.45M - Federal

  2. $13.7M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, New Jersey City University received $6.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.7M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$88.5M

Salary Expenditure

$160M

Benefits Expenditure

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

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$88.5M

2015 Salaries

3.7%

growth from 2014

In 2015, New Jersey City University paid a median of $88.5M in salaries, which represents 55.2% of their overall expenditure ($160M) and a 3.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.75% growth from 2013 and a 0.167% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.2M

Instructional Salaries

251

Number of Employees

In 2015, New Jersey City University paid a total of $25.2M to 251 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

92 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

266 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Jersey City University were Professor with 92 employees; Assistant professor with 86 employees; and Assistant professor with 78 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Jersey City University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 266 employees; Service with 116 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 102 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Jersey City University was Male Professor with 47 employees, Female Professor with 45 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 44 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at New Jersey City University.

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