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    New Jersey has a wide range of options for higher education. There are 31 four-year colleges and universities located in the state, as well as nineteen county colleges offering two-year programs. The Garden State is home to prestigious Princeton University, the number one ranked national university according to the U.S. News & World Report 2014 list of the best colleges. Other notable New Jersey schools include Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

    • Princeton University

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      1 Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544
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      Situated in an affluent New Jersey college town rather than a city, Princeton is bright, beautiful, and sometimes a little smug. It is no accident that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote This Side of Paradise about his years here. Those who ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Stevens Institute of Technology

      Stevens Institute of Technology Save

      Castle Point On Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 07030
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      Stevens Institute of Technology is a primarily engineering oriented school located a short train ride away from New York City and not far from the national headquarters of hundreds of big time corporations. Stevens Tech has a stellar academic reputation, ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • The College of New Jersey

      The College of New Jersey Save

      2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628
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      "Tuition is low, classes are small, and "the academic environment is fabulous" at The College of New Jersey. Though TCNJ is trying hard to shed its suitcase-school image, students say this suburban campus is dead on Friday afternoons. The campus ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Rutgers University-New Brunswick

      Rutgers University-New Brunswick Save

      100 Stuphen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
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      Rutgers University's College of Engineering in New Brunswick offers eight engineering options, including biomedical, industrial, mechanical, and ceramic. The school enrolls about 2400 students, all of whom follow the same curriculum their first year. Entertainment options are provided through Rutgers ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Land Grant
    • Rutgers University-Newark

      Rutgers University-Newark Save

      249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ 07102
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      "The College of Nursing of Rutgers University, located in Newark, enrolls about 400 students. Student groups include a gospel choir. The school offers an externship program, which allows students to be paid after their "clinicals" (nursing lingo)." learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Ramapo College of New Jersey

      Ramapo College of New Jersey Save

      505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430
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      Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ (about a half hour from New York City) enrolls about 2700 full-time and 2000 part-time students in its liberal arts and sciences, pre-professional, and vocational programs. Ramapo's Roadrunner Central is a student-run facility that offers ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Stockton University

      Stockton University Save

      101 Vera King Farris, Galloway, NJ 08205
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      Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Ponoma enrolls over 6800 undergraduate students and offers a comprehensive liberal arts and science education as well as a host of professional programs. Students feeling lucky can take a quick 15-minute trip to ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • New Jersey Institute of Technology

      New Jersey Institute of Technology Save

      University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102
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      "If you live in New Jersey and you want to study engineering, look no further than the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Publicly funded NJIT "is an excellent school to attend for academics" (particularly notable programs include mechanical and electrical ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Montclair State University

      Montclair State University Save

      1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ 07043
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      Public Montclair State University enrolls more than 16,000 students at its campus in Montclair, NJ, about a half-hour from New York City. Montclair State offers a comprehensive education in the liberal arts, as well as number of pre-professional and professional ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • New Jersey City University

      New Jersey City University Save

      2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305
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      Seriously diverse New Jersey City University is a public university in Jersey City, NJ that was founded in 1927. NJCU boasts a core curriculum and offers a host of majors and degree programs; popular programs include business administration, criminal justice, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Monmouth University

      Monmouth University Save

      400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
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      Monmouth University, located about an hour south of New York City in West Long Branch, New Jersey, enrolls about 6,500 students in its liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies programs. The school's campus has several National Historic Landmarks, and boasts ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Seton Hall University

      Seton Hall University Save

      400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
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      "Seton Hall is a "major Catholic university" in New Jersey (a mere 14 miles from the Big Apple) where "teachers know you and are readily available" and where "serious" religious values are evident. SHU primarily serves students who are looking ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science

    Facts About Colleges in New Jersey

    • There are 63 Colleges in New Jersey.

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