New Jersey City University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,384
3.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,252
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.28%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
90.1%
6,372 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,539
68.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.6%
369 Graduates

About

New Jersey City University is a higher education institution located in Hudson County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at New Jersey City University were General Psychology (138 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (118 degrees), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (104 degrees).

In 2022, 1,697 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Jersey City University. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (620 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (508 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Jersey City University is $13,384, which is $−10,612 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at New Jersey City University is $13,384, which is $−10,612 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,252.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending New Jersey City University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,384
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at New Jersey City University was $13,384. The cost of tuition at New Jersey City University is $−10,612 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$19,252
2022 Value
40%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 New Jersey City University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,252. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of New Jersey City University grew by 40%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,009
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Jersey City University was of $14,009 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 8.16% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at New Jersey City University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.57% with respect to 2021, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.28%
2019 Default Rate
84
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at New Jersey City University was 4.28%, which represents 84 out of the 1962 total borrowers.

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Admissions

New Jersey City University received 6,372 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.1% annual growth. Out of those 6,372 applicants, 5,744 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.1% acceptance rate.

There were 6,539 students enrolled at New Jersey City University in 2022. 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

New Jersey City University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,744
Accepted Out of 6,372

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of New Jersey City University was 90.1% (5,744 admissions from 6,372 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 90.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.1%, while admissions grew by 13.4%..

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage (2021)
73
Scores Submitted (2021)

10% of enrolled first-time students at New Jersey City University in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

New Jersey City University had a total enrollment of 6,539 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at New Jersey City University is 4,476 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,063. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at New Jersey City University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New Jersey City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.4% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% White, 19.5% Black or African American, 7.52% Asian, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.245% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New Jersey City University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.7%) and Black or African American Female (13.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (19.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.4%) and White Female (15.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Jersey City University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,539 students. The full-time enrollment at New Jersey City University is 4,476 and the part-time enrollment is 2,063. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at New Jersey City University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at New Jersey City University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), New Jersey City University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,704 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,526 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,276 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at New Jersey City University is 41.4% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% White, 19.5% Black or African American, 7.52% Asian, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.245% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 190 students (2.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 499 more women than men received degrees from New Jersey City University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New Jersey City University is hispanic or latino (620 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (508 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New Jersey City University is General Psychology (138 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (118 degrees) and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (104 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at New Jersey City University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (209 degrees awarded), Psychology (180 degrees), and Education (254 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,771,926 people), Secondary school teachers (562,290 people), Education administrators (349,097 people), Other managers (293,918 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (261,320 people).

The most specialized majors at New Jersey City University in 2022 are Protective Services (209 degrees awarded), Psychology (180 degrees), Education (254 degrees), History (21 degrees), and English (35 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Protective Services (209 degrees awarded), Psychology (180 degrees), Education (254 degrees), History (21 degrees), and English (35 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,311,104 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (562,200 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (458,197 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (338,035 people), and Legal services (236,875 people).

The most specialized majors at New Jersey City University are Protective Services (209 degrees awarded), Psychology (180 degrees), Education (254 degrees), History (21 degrees), and English (35 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by New Jersey City University.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New Jersey City University was General Psychology with 138 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

599
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,098
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 599 degrees were awarded to men at New Jersey City University, which is 0.546 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,098).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 55 degrees were awarded to men at New Jersey City University in Other Homeland Security, which is 2.5 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 118 degrees were awarded to men at New Jersey City University in General Psychology, which is 5.9 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 13% of students graduating from New Jersey City University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at New Jersey City University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.42% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    620 degrees awarded
  2. White
    508 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    293 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Jersey City University is hispanic or latino (620 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (508 degrees).

3.83% of degree recipients (65 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    417 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    312 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    205 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New Jersey City University is hispanic or latino female (417 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (312 degrees).

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Operations

New Jersey City University has an endowment valued at nearly $15.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 40.8k (0.266%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, New Jersey City University had a total salary expenditure of 161M. New Jersey City University employs 88 Associate professors, 71 Professors and 39 Assistant professors. Most academics at New Jersey City University are Male Associate professor (51), Female Associate professor (37), and Female Professor (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Jersey City University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 181 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 98 employees, and Service with 84 employees.

Endowment

$15.3M
2022 Endowment
9.24%
decline from 2021

New Jersey City University has an endowment valued at about $15.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of New Jersey City University declined 9.24% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$81.8M
2022 Salaries
6.22%
growth from 2021

In 2022, New Jersey City University paid a median of $81.8M in salaries, which represents 50.8% of their overall expenditure ($161M) and a 6.22% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.3M
Instructional Salaries
203
Number of Employees

In 2022, New Jersey City University paid a total of $24.3M to 203 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
88 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
181 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Jersey City University were Associate professor with 88 employees, Professor with 71 employees, and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Jersey City University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 181 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 98 employees, and Service with 84 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Jersey City University was Male Associate professor with 51 employees, Female Associate professor with 37 employees, and Female Professor with 36 employees.

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