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Cheapest Colleges in New Jersey

Find the ideal New Jersey college for your budget, lifestyle, and career goals. CollegeStats helps you compare New Jersey colleges offering a variety of degree programs to choose from.

Which New Jersey Colleges are the Cheapest?

While college can get pretty costly, in-state students can save money on tuition by attending a college in New Jersey. Cutting down costs for tuition will allow you to budget wisely for other essential expenses such as room and board, dining, transportation, and more. Keep in mind that lower tuition does not imply lower quality education. Students can still get a great college experience by attending a more affordable college! To ease your college search, we have put together a list of New Jersey's colleges offering the lowest in-state tuition. Check it out below and start narrowing down your options.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate In-State Cost
1

Ocean County College

Toms River

NJ

$9,234

2 year

70.72%

$3,192

2

Camden County College

Blackwood

NJ

$8,425

2 year

62.94%

$3,330

3

Burlington County College

Pemberton

NJ

$7,059

2 year

62.66%

$3,480

4

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Sewell

NJ

$6,999

2 year

65.86%

$3,650

5

Cumberland County College

Vineland

NJ

$8,294

2 year

66.17%

$3,690

6

Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg

NJ

$3,318

2 year

76.67%

$3,696

7

Salem Community College

Carneys Point

NJ

$5,718

2 year

57.02%

$3,750

8

Passaic County Community College

Paterson

NJ

$7,096

2 year

65.27%

$3,750

9

Mercer County Community College

West Windsor

NJ

$5,307

2 year

66.64%

$3,888

10

Warren County Community College

Washington

NJ

$8,707

2 year

60.67%

$3,960

11

Middlesex County College

Edison

NJ

$4,912

2 year

62.25%

$4,992

12

Atlantic Cape Community College

Mays Landing

NJ

$8,936

2 year

60.36%

$5,040

13

Essex County College

Newark

NJ

$2,748

2 year

58.42%

$5,208

14

Assumption College for Sisters

Mendham

NJ

N/A

2 year

100%

$5,383

15

Sussex County Community College

Newton

NJ

$10,770

2 year

70.17%

$5,700

16

Brookdale Community College

Lincroft

NJ

$5,923

2 year

69.39%

$5,700

17

Thomas Edison State College

Trenton

NJ

N/A

4 year

N/A

$5,871

18

Bergen Community College

Paramus

NJ

$5,962

2 year

67.1%

$6,576

19

Hudson County Community College

Jersey City

NJ

$6,415

2 year

55.18%

$6,960

20

County College of Morris

Randolph

NJ

$6,174

2 year

73.45%

$7,080

21

Kean University

Union

NJ

$15,110

4 year

74.55%

$7,345

22

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne

NJ

$13,191

4 year

76.26%

$7,622

23

New Jersey City University

Jersey City

NJ

$6,931

4 year

72.44%

$7,704

24

Stockton University

Galloway

NJ

$15,215

4 year

87.24%

$8,107

25

Montclair State University

Montclair

NJ

$14,798

4 year

81.44%

$8,346

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