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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.

Education Institutes in Jersey City
Total Number of Educational Institutes
10
Total Enrollment in all institutes
21,432
Number of Public Educational Institutes
2
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
6
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
2
Graduation Rate
18.41%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
500
On Campus and Online Programs in Jersey City
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
2
Number of Institutes Offering both
8
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Jersey City
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Hudson County Community College8,449At least 2 but less than 4 years7,74034
New Jersey City University8,504Four or more years8,11458
Saint Peter's University3,544Four or more years34,13076
Starting Points Inc27Less than 2 years (below associate)9,9651
Garden State Science and Technology Institute43Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
Empire Beauty School-Jersey CityN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/AN/A
Branford Hall Career Institute-Jersey City350Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A6
Eastern International College-Jersey City223Four or more years20,4005
P C Age-Jersey City126Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
University of Phoenix-New Jersey166Four or more years12,46413
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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