Colleges in New Jersey: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

New Jersey Colleges Summary

New Jersey has over 150 colleges and career schools with more than 400,000 students. While these are healthy numbers when compared to other states, New Jersey actually has the second lowest percentage of its population attending these schools (just under 4.8%). There are a comparatively high number of for-profit schools in New Jersey, with over half of their post-secondary schools being for-profit. Only eight other states have a higher percentage of for-profit schools.

There are 12 colleges in New Jersey with more than 10,000 students. Perhaps the best known of these is Rutgers University with more than 40,000 students, and locations in New Brunswick/Piscataway and Newark. The next largest college is Montclair State University with more than 15,000 students.

There are a number of community colleges with more than 10,000 students. These include: Bergen Community College, Camden County College, Brookdale Community College, Middlesex County College, Union County College, and Essex County College. Like for-profit schools, community colleges tend to have a curriculum focused on career oriented education.

The mailing address and web site address for the New Jersey Department of Education is as follows:

P.O. Box 500
100 Riverview Plaza
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/education/

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Colleges and Universities in New Jersey

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Adult & Continuing Education BCTS Hackensack 85   Yes
Artistic Academy of Hair Design Morris Plains 194   Yes
Assumption College for Sisters Mendham 33   Yes
Atlantic Beauty & Spa Academy Pleasantville 53   Yes
Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing 6,922   Yes
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed Lakewood 92 117 No
Bergen Community College Paramus 15,057   Yes
Beth Medrash Govoha Lakewood 5,205 1,256 No
Bloomfield College Bloomfield 2,056 439 No V: 370-450
M: 360-470
Brookdale Community College Lincroft 14,025   Yes
Burlington County College Pemberton 8,432   Yes
Caldwell College Caldwell 2,306 550 No V: 440-550
M: 430-568
Camden County College Blackwood 14,741   Yes
Capri Institute of Hair Design Brick Brick 195   Yes
Capri Institute of Hair Design Clifton Clifton 159   Yes
Capri Institute of Hair Design Kenilworth Kenilworth 105   Yes
Capri Institute of Hair Design Paramus Paramus 219   Yes
Capri Institute of Hair Design Succasunna Succasunna 74   Yes
Centenary College Hackettstown 3,028 750 No V: 410-490
M: 410-490
W: 400-500
Charles E Gregory School of Nursing Edison 116   No
College of Saint Elizabeth Morristown 2,044 400 No V: 380-490
M: 380-480
W: 380-490
Cooper Health System Center for Allied Health Education Camden 47   No
County College of Morris Randolph 8,330   Yes
Cumberland County College Vineland 3,527   Yes
Divers Academy International ERIAL 85   Yes
Drew University Madison 2,630 1,578 No V: 520-650
M: 510-620
W: 510-640
duCret School of Arts Plainfield 32   No
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine Montclair 63   No
Eastwick College Ramsey 490   No
Engine City Technical Institute South Plainfield 118   Yes
Essex County College Newark 10,995   Yes
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham Madison 3,463 1,556 No V: 460-550
M: 460-570
W: 460-560
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus Teaneck 8,658 982 No V: 420-520
M: 430-540
W: 420-530
Felician College Lodi 2,403 490 No V: 370-470
M: 370-480
Georgian Court University Lakewood 3,045 452 No
Gloucester County College Sewell 6,169   Yes
HoHoKus Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences Hackensack 729   No
Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences Paterson 158   Yes
Holy Name Hospital School of Nursing Teaneck 174 29 No
Hudson County Community College Jersey City 7,019   Yes
Institute for Therapeutic Massage Pompton Lakes 116   No
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art Dover 72 50 No
Kean University Union 13,394 1,388 No V: 400-500
M: 410-520
Keyskills Learning Clifton 79   Yes
Mercer County Community College West Windsor 9,094   Yes
Micro Tech Training Center Belleville Belleville 157   Yes
Micro Tech Training Center Jersey City Jersey City 334   Yes
Middlesex County College Edison 12,097   Yes
Monmouth County Vocational School District Neptune 159   Yes
Monmouth University West Long Branch 6,494 1,936 No V: 490-560
M: 510-590
Montclair State University Montclair 16,736 6,940 No V: 440-530
M: 450-550
W: 450-540
Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing Montclair 137   No
Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools School of Nursing Plainfield 415 29 No
Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A Snyder Schools School of Imaging Plainfield 132 29 No
New Brunswick Theological Seminary New Brunswick 204   No
New Community Workforce Development Center Newark 162   Yes
New Horizon Institute of Cosmetology West New York 111   Yes
New Jersey City University Jersey City 8,437 260 No V: 390-480
M: 400-470
New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark 8,288 1,450 No V: 480-590
M: 550-650
W: 480-580
Ocean County College Toms River 9,351   Yes
Ocean County Vocational Technical School Toms River 408   Yes
Omega Institute Pennsauken 164   No
P B Cosmetology Education Center Gloucester 227   Yes
Parisian Beauty School Hackensack 289   Yes
Passaic County Community College Paterson 7,493   Yes
PC Age II Edison 49   No
PC Tech Learning Center Jersey City 107   Yes
Pennco Tech Blackwood Blackwood 539   No
Performance Training Toms River 22   No
Princeton Theological Seminary Princeton 653 482 No
Princeton University Princeton 7,261 4,782 No V: 690-790
M: 700-790
W: 690-780
Rabbi Jacob Joseph School Edison 41 87 No
Rabbinical College of America Morristown 210 320 No
Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah 5,702 3,002 No V: 490-600
M: 510-620
W: 500-600
Raritan Valley Community College North Branch 6,629   Yes
Rider University Lawrenceville 5,963 2,579 No V: 470-560
M: 470-570
W: 460-570
Rizzieri Aveda School for Beauty and Wellness Marlton 148   No
Robert Fiance Beauty School North Plainfield North Plainfield 90   Yes
Robert Fiance Beauty School Perth Amboy Perth Amboy 254   Yes
Roman Academy of Beauty Culture Hawthorne 117   Yes
Rowan University Glassboro 10,091 2,969 No V: 480-580
M: 500-600
W: 480-580
Rutgers University Camden Camden 5,159 498 No V: 480-580
M: 500-600
W: 470-570
Rutgers University New Brunswick New Brunswick 34,804 14,378 No V: 520-630
M: 550-670
W: 530-630
Rutgers University Newark Newark 10,553 1,269 No V: 460-560
M: 490-600
W: 470-570
Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing Trenton 62   Yes
Salem Community College Carneys Point 1,303   Yes
Seton Hall University South Orange 9,574 2,307 No V: 490-600
M: 490-600
W: 500-600
Somerset Christian College Zarephath 122   Yes
Somerset County Technology Institute Bridgewater 581   Yes
St Francis Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology Trenton 15   No
Star Technical Institute Newark Newark 225   No
StenoTech Career Institute Fairfield Fairfield 56   No
StenoTech Career Institute Piscataway Piscataway 57   No
Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken 5,241 1,474 No V: 540-650
M: 620-700
W: 540-640
Sussex County Community College Newton 3,732   Yes
Talmudical Academy New Jersey Adelphia 48 75 No
Teterboro School of Aeronautics Teterboro 113   Yes
The College of New Jersey Ewing 6,964 3,612 No V: 560-660
M: 590-690
W: 570-670
The Institute for Health Education Jersey City 16   No
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Pomona 7,355 2,458 No V: 490-590
M: 500-600
The Stuart School Wall 89   No
Thomas Edison State College Trenton 16,423   Yes
Union County College Cranford 11,672   Yes
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark 5,617 462 No
Warren County Community College Washington 1,742   Yes
William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne 10,443 2,620 No V: 440-520
M: 450-540
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