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Jersey City Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Jersey City Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Jersey City, New Jersey

There are at least 10 colleges in Jersey City, listed and described below. These schools represent 19,032 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 14,471 full-time students, and a reported 1,098 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include New Jersey City University, Hudson County Community College and Saint Peters College.

We also provide an extensive list of New Jersey Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Jersey City.

Featured Colleges in the Jersey City Area (QuickSchools™)

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Berkeley College


Newark, NJ

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Lincoln Tech


Union, NJ; Paramus, NJ; Edison, NJ; South Plainfield, NJ; Mahwah, NJ

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma, Certificate

American Institute - Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Clifton, NJ

Advance your career with American Institute - Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Rutgers Business School


Newark, NJ; Piscataway, NJ

A Rutgers business education prepares students for success – not just in their chosen fields but also in their lives.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Master

Cortiva Institute


Hoboken, NJ

Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy's innovative program will help you learn the art of massage therapy and introduce you to a range of career opportunities.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions


Linden, NJ; Lakewood, NJ

Get your career on track with training from Smith & Solomon.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

PC Age


Jersey City, NJ; Iselin, NJ; Parsippany, NJ

Earn more than four-year college graduates after only 8 months.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Jersey City Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Hudson County Community College
70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, registered nursing, accounting technology, criminal justice and police, chef training, business management, fine arts, licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 7,019 students, 5,384 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Micro Tech Training Center Jersey City
3000 Kennedy Blvd 3rd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306

  • Programs: medical assistant, massage therapy, criminal justice and administration, sonography and ultrasound tech, surgical tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 334 students, 406 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

PC Tech Learning Center
895 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

  • Programs: medical assistant, administrative assistant, medical coding, medical secretary, computer networking
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 107 students, 144 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Jersey City with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, urban education, psychology, special ed, corrections and criminal justice, sociology, English, history
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 8,437 students, 5,683 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 260 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 390-480. Math: 400-470.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

The Institute for Health Education
600 Pavonia Avenue, 1st floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306

  • Programs: dental assistant, electrocardiograph tech, phlebotomy, medical assistant, medical coding, massage therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 16 students, 55 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Belleville Colleges 1 35,928 157  
Bloomfield Colleges 2 47,683 2,056 439
Elizabeth Colleges 1 120,568 512  
Hoboken Colleges 1 38,577 5,241 1,474
Newark Colleges 8 273,546 35,840 3,181
West New York Colleges 1 45,768 111  

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