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New Jersey Colleges By Net Cost

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.

New Jersey Colleges Ranked By Net Cost

Will you be relying on financial aid to afford your degree from a New Jersey college? If so, it will be worth taking net cost into consideration during your college search. By definition, net cost is the monetary amount charged to a first-time, full-time student after their financial aid funds have been deducted. By knowing the net cost to your dream college, you'll be able to better budget for other personal expenses and know exactly how many loans you'll need to take out without going overboard. Being financially well-prepared will prevent unnecessary stress during your studies. To help, we have put together a list of New Jersey's colleges with their respective net costs below.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate Distance Learning
1

Rutgers University-Newark

Newark

NJ

$9,858

4 year

85.58%

Yes

2

Ocean County College

Toms River

NJ

$9,234

2 year

70.72%

Yes

3

Atlantic Cape Community College

Mays Landing

NJ

$8,936

2 year

60.36%

Yes

4

Warren County Community College

Washington

NJ

$8,707

2 year

60.67%

Yes

5

Union County Vocational Technical School

Scotch Plains

NJ

$8,593

Vocational

96.97%

No

6

Camden County College

Blackwood

NJ

$8,425

2 year

62.94%

Yes

7

Cumberland County College

Vineland

NJ

$8,294

2 year

66.17%

Yes

8

Ocean County Vocational-Technical School

Toms River

NJ

$7,967

Vocational

60.96%

No

9

Passaic County Community College

Paterson

NJ

$7,096

2 year

65.27%

Yes

10

Burlington County College

Pemberton

NJ

$7,059

2 year

62.66%

Yes

11

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Sewell

NJ

$6,999

2 year

65.86%

Yes

12

New Jersey City University

Jersey City

NJ

$6,931

4 year

72.44%

Yes

13

Hudson County Community College

Jersey City

NJ

$6,415

2 year

55.18%

Yes

14

County College of Morris

Randolph

NJ

$6,174

2 year

73.45%

Yes

15

Bergen Community College

Paramus

NJ

$5,962

2 year

67.1%

Yes

16

Brookdale Community College

Lincroft

NJ

$5,923

2 year

69.39%

Yes

17

Salem Community College

Carneys Point

NJ

$5,718

2 year

57.02%

Yes

18

Mercer County Community College

West Windsor

NJ

$5,307

2 year

66.64%

Yes

19

Middlesex County College

Edison

NJ

$4,912

2 year

62.25%

Yes

20

Union County College

Cranford

NJ

$4,186

2 year

57.6%

Yes

21

Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg

NJ

$3,318

2 year

76.67%

Yes

22

Essex County College

Newark

NJ

$2,748

2 year

58.42%

Yes

23

The College of New Jersey

Ewing

NJ

$19,119

4 year

93.37%

No

24

Monmouth County Vocational School District

Freehold

NJ

$17,625

Vocational

67.71%

No

25

Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS

Hackensack

NJ

$17,132

Vocational

84.62%

No

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