Overview

Applicants
4,315
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average HS GPA
3.00

GPA Breakdown

11%
Over 3.75
11%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
33%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
430 - 530
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
420 - 530

Testing Policies


SAT Essay Policy
SAT with Essay component recommended

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
808
with Terminal Degree

436
Men
372
Women
258
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • Women's Studies.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology, General.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting and Finance.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Finance, General.
  • Marketing.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Educational/Instructional Technology.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Multicultural Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.
  • Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
  • Urban Education and Leadership.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
  • Art Therapy/Therapist.
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.
  • School Psychology.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • National Security Policy Studies.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
  • Digital Arts.
  • Drawing.
  • Graphic Design.
  • Illustration.
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music, General.
  • Music, Other.
  • Musical Theatre.
  • Painting.
  • Photography.
  • Printmaking.
  • Sculpture.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Doctoral Other
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Chirag Patel
Co founder Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Irene Trowell-Harris, RN, Ed.D.
retired USAF Major General, Veteran Affrs Ctr for Women Vets past director

Owen Ryan
Partner at Deloitte

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,400

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,080

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,129

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$11,890
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$21,412
Required Fees
$162
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,237
Foreign Countries Represented
15

Demographics

59% female
41% male
1% are out of state
82% are full time
18% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
9%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
22%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Jennifer Aitken

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
23
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

19% participate in intramural sports
3% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Gothic Knights)
13 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Racquetball
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Table Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Women's Sports (Gothic Knights)
11 Sports

Basketball
Bowling
Cross Country
Football
Racquetball
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Table Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups: Gay and Lesbian Society

Minority Support Groups: Black and African American Freedom Society, Hispanic Society, Islamic Society

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Seton Hall University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: New Jersey Institute of Technology

Sustainability

61/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jose Balda
Director of Admissions

Address
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Phone
201-200-3381

Email
jbalda@njcu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Union Building
Physical fitness center
Library
Cafeteria
Dunkin Donuts

Most Popular Places Off Campus
New York City
Meadowlands Sport Complex
DownTown Jersey City Harborside
NJPAC
Hoboken
The Jersey Shore

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
adefazio@njcu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Buses, shuttle buses, taxis, Bergen-Hudson light rail, Path Train Station, Newark/Liberty Airport

Local Accommodations
Hotels in Jersey City Harborside, Secaucus, Hoboken.


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