New Jersey City University (NJCU)

Jersey City, NJ

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New Jersey City University

New Jersey City University

New Jersey City University Student Essentials

New Jersey City University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Gothic Knights
Website: www.njcu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $10,422
Out-of-State Tuition: $18,609
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 10,530
Year Established: 1927

About NJCU

New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey, is a mid-sized undergraduate and graduate institution. Students learn from highly qualified faculty who are committed to teaching and to continued work in their discipline. Learning at New Jersey City University is also multi-faceted and includes traditional classroom activities as well as outside projects such as internships.

New Jersey City University awards bachelor’s degrees in over 40 disciplines and more than 25 master’s degrees.

Programs of study are offered in professional and academic fields including:

  • Allied Health
  • Criminal Justice
  • Biology
  • Fire Science
  • Computer Science
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing

Nearly 90% of the faculty holds a PhD or other terminal degree in their field. New Jersey City faculty members are also constantly publishing or undertaking other projects in their subject area.

Students also get the benefit of participating in outside professional, academic and creative projects, such as:

  • Co-ops
  • Exhibits
  • Internships
  • Performances

New Jersey City is home to a number of cultural, creative and special interest student organizations, as well as a student radio station, a school newspaper and performing arts groups.

Those seeking admission will need to submit an application along with transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, a personal essay and recommendation letters.

A great number of students qualify for financial aid, primarily through need-based federal aid sources like loans, grants and work-study awards.

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NJCU Map & Location

New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305


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Getting Around NJCU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Jersey City, NJ

Winter
Dec
44
30
Jan
39
24
Feb
42
27
Spring
Mar
51
34
Apr
62
44
May
72
53
Summer
Jun
82
63
Jul
86
69
Aug
84
68
Fall
Sep
77
60
Oct
65
48
Nov
55
39

NJCU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,898
Freshman Class 1,589
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 10,530

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 36%
  • African American: 21%
  • Caucasian: 26%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 36%
African American 21%
Caucasian 26%
Asian 7%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 44%
Part-Time 56%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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