New Jersey City University

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
6,509
total students
Tuition Cost $8,115 | $17,142
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $10,213
Not Reported
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
490
sat math
488
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nursing Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Science/Firefighting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled6,509
    • Female Applicants2,370
    • Females Accepted2,047
    • Female Acceptance Rate86%
    • Male Applicants1,617
    • Males Accepted1,344
    • Male Acceptance Rate83%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.75
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.00
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 488 430 540
    • SAT Math 490 440 540
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,115
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,142
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$3,316
    • Room and board *$12,446
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$10,213
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$11,020
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,178
    • Average Grant Aid:$7,464
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$8,191
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:97%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 50%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 3%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students6,509
    • Male Student Percentage41%
    • Female Student Percentage59%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino40.06%
    • Black or African American22.71%
    • White or Caucasian20.82%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.34%
    • Asian7.93%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.55%
    • Two or more races2.18%
    • Unknown or International Student4.38%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.03% representing 16 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 9%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty823
    • Full-time Percentage31%
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 6,477 students to 443 faculty

Location & Contact

2039 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305-1597
USA

Mr. Jose Balda

Director of Admissions

Phone: 201-200-3234
Email: admissions@nicu.edu

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