New Jersey City University

2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305

About New Jersey City University

New Jersey City University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate6,367
Student Age% Under 2548%
 % 25 and Over52%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time61%
 % Part-time39%
Race/Ethnicity% White33.2%
 % Black17.5%
 % Asian6.3%
 % Latino31.7%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown9.2%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted43%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled40%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT85%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT2%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800480 / 800
 SAT Math400 / 800490 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3620 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,250
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,819
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans35%
 % Undergraduates with Grants70%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,048
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,065
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,440
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,597
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,582
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,768

Neighborhood Data for the Jersey City Area

Median Age33.1
Median Household Income$57,520
Total Population245,226
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.4% 50.6%
 Age 0-949.8%50.2%
 Age 10-1751.1%48.9%
 Age 18-2452.1%47.9%
 Age 25-2951.3%48.7%
 Age 30-3952.6%47.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White34.5%
 % Black26.3%
 % Asian23.0%
 % Latino28.0%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)10.7%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,065
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,440
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$976
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50014.8%12.8%4.6%
 $500 to $74928.0%14.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.5%25.3%21.2%
 Over $100043.7%47.7%64.6%
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