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Jersey City State, founded in 1927, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies and Education. Its 17-acre campus is located in Jersey City, 15 miles from New York City.

Website: www.njcu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
6,137
Undergraduate
Students
(58.5%) 3,588 Women
(41.5%) 2,549 Men
1,812
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 4,868 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.03
SAT Math
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
430-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,896
Out-of-state: $42,702
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,414
Out-of-state: $22,220
Room and Board
$14,574
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$12,248
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,463
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
249
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 52% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Jersey City Population
257,342
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
12% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Gothic Knights
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.7% Asian
24.2% Black/African-American
39.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
19.7% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students
1.2%
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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