Most Affordable Colleges in the state of New Jersey for 2019

State of New Jersey
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for New Jersey residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for New Jersey residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of New Jersey.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Princeton University $6,000 Image $64,000 91% 5,394 1,478 6.41%
2 Rutgers University-New Brunswick $10,400 Image $32,600 68% 35,641 1,290 57.8%
3 Thomas Edison State University $15,300 Image $15,300 0% 11,141 N/A N/A
4 Stockton University $21,200 Image $31,100 32% 8,275 1,110 81.53%
5 Centenary University $21,800 Image $49,400 56% 1,369 1,020 87%
6 New Jersey City University $22,100 Image $32,000 31% 6,508 975 91.85%
7 Bloomfield College $22,900 Image $47,800 52% 1,839 935 63.98%
8 Drew University $23,400 Image $70,100 67% 1,537 1,140 63.43%
9 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus $23,700 Image $62,200 62% 2,747 1,145 83.9%
10 Saint Peter's University $24,000 Image $53,000 55% 2,637 1,025 91.29%
10 William Paterson University of New Jersey $24,000 Image $29,200 18% 8,838 1,035 92.39%
12 The College of New Jersey $24,800 Image $36,000 31% 6,955 1,250 47.53%
13 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus $25,000 Image $59,600 58% 5,467 1,110 87.53%
14 Kean University $25,200 Image $29,800 15% 11,984 980 82.22%
14 Ramapo College of New Jersey $25,200 Image $31,500 20% 5,618 1,150 57.36%
16 Montclair State University $25,300 Image $31,500 20% 16,852 1,070 70.66%
17 Caldwell University $28,000 Image $52,900 47% 1,603 1,040 63.74%
18 College of Saint Elizabeth $29,000 Image $48,600 40% 757 885 64.57%
19 Seton Hall University $29,400 Image $60,500 51% 5,969 1,230 73.16%
20 Felician University $30,100 Image $46,200 35% 1,626 1,000 79.41%
20 Stevens Institute of Technology $30,100 Image $71,700 58% 3,123 1,408 43.88%
22 Monmouth University $30,200 Image $54,800 45% 4,706 1,095 73.94%
23 Rider University $31,300 Image $63,600 51% 4,094 1,100 67.12%
24 Rowan University $32,400 Image $33,200 2% 15,401 1,164 69.42%
25 Rutgers University-Newark $32,500 Image $34,000 4% 8,551 1,090 64.24%
26 Rutgers University-Camden $34,000 Image $34,000 0% 5,489 1,090 69.33%
27 New Jersey Institute of Technology $36,200 Image $36,500 1% 8,483 1,283 61.39%
28 Georgian Court University $36,600 Image $48,900 25% 1,613 1,015 68.86%
School data from 2016-2017
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