The College of New Jersey

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,140
3.95% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,273
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.833%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
64.4%
10,302 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
7,629
92.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
85.8%
1,247 Graduates

About

The College of New Jersey is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at The College of New Jersey were General Business Administration & Management (261 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (118 degrees), and General Psychology (117 degrees).

In 2022, 2,224 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of New Jersey. 63.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,353 degrees), 4.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (275 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of New Jersey is $14,140, which is $−9,856 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The College of New Jersey is $14,140, which is $−9,856 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 $22,273.

In 2022, 45% of undergraduate students attending The College of New Jersey received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,140
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The College of New Jersey was $14,140. The cost of tuition at The College of New Jersey is $−9,856 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$22,273
2022 Value
67.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 The College of New Jersey had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,273. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of The College of New Jersey grew by 67.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,752
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of New Jersey was of $13,752 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 3.94% 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

45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

45% of undergraduate students at The College of New Jersey received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2021, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.833%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The College of New Jersey was 0.833%, which represents 12 out of the 1441 total borrowers.

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Admissions

The College of New Jersey received 10,302 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.876% annual growth. Out of those 10,302 applicants, 6,638 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.4% acceptance rate.

There were 7,629 students enrolled at The College of New Jersey in 2022. 46% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of New Jersey has an overall enrollment yield of 23.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,638
Accepted Out of 10,302

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of New Jersey was 64.4% (6,638 admissions from 10,302 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 62%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.876%, while admissions grew by 3.04%..

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SAT Scores

46%
Submission Percentage (2022)
721
Scores Submitted (2022)

46% of enrolled first-time students at The College of New Jersey in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The College of New Jersey had a total enrollment of 7,629 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The College of New Jersey is 7,086 students and the part-time enrollment is 543. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at The College of New Jersey are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The College of New Jersey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.2% White, 17.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Asian, 5.49% Black or African American, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.0918% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0655% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The College of New Jersey in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.8%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.1%), followed by White Male (12.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of New Jersey in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,629 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of New Jersey is 7,086 and the part-time enrollment is 543. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at The College of New Jersey are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
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 The College of New Jersey was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), The College of New Jersey had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,518 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,309 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    797 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The College of New Jersey is 59.2% White, 17.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Asian, 5.49% Black or African American, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.0918% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0655% 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, 308 students (4.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 584 more women than men received degrees from The College of New Jersey. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The College of New Jersey is white (1,353 degrees awarded). There were 4.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (275 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of New Jersey is General Business Administration & Management (261 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (118 degrees) and General Psychology (117 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The College of New Jersey, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (687 degrees awarded), History (60 degrees), and English (64 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of New Jersey are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,693,501 people), Secondary school teachers (594,084 people), Education administrators (309,018 people), Postsecondary teachers (303,901 people), and Other managers (251,746 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of New Jersey in 2022 are Education (687 degrees awarded), History (60 degrees), English (64 degrees), Math & Statistics (60 degrees), and Physical Sciences (43 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 The College of New Jersey are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at The College of New Jersey are Education (687 degrees awarded), History (60 degrees), English (64 degrees), Math & Statistics (60 degrees), and Physical Sciences (43 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 The College of New Jersey are Elementary & secondary schools (3,068,307 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (575,383 people), Computer Systems Design (235,756 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (228,728 people), and Legal services (173,631 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of New Jersey are Education (687 degrees awarded), History (60 degrees), English (64 degrees), Math & Statistics (60 degrees), and Physical Sciences (43 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 The College of New Jersey.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 261 degrees awarded
  2. 118 degrees awarded
  3. 117 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of New Jersey was General Business Administration & Management with 261 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

820
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,404
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 820 degrees were awarded to men at The College of New Jersey, which is 0.584 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,404).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 168 degrees were awarded to men at The College of New Jersey in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.38 times more than the 122 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 130 degrees were awarded to men at The College of New Jersey in General Special Education & Teaching, which is 8.13 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%
100% Completion Time
86%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 75% of students graduating from The College of New Jersey completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 86% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 87% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at The College of New Jersey is Male and Two or More Races (100% 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, 2.57% of graduates (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,353 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    275 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    265 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of New Jersey is white (1,353 degrees awarded). There were 4.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (275 degrees).

7.46% of degree recipients (166 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    849 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    504 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    171 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The College of New Jersey is white female (849 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (504 degrees).

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Operations

The College of New Jersey has an endowment valued at nearly $58M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−23.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, The College of New Jersey had a total salary expenditure of 260M. The College of New Jersey employs 156 Professors, 123 Associate professors and 67 Assistant professors. Most academics at The College of New Jersey are Female Professor (89), Male Professor (67), and Male Associate professor (62).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of New Jersey are: Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 139 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 123 employees, and Management with 109 employees.

Endowment

$58M
2022 Endowment
11.3%
decline from 2021

The College of New Jersey has an endowment valued at about $58M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of New Jersey declined 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.4M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.72M - Federal
  2. $10.9M - State
  3. $154k - Local

As of 2022, The College of New Jersey received $5.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.9M from state grants and contracts, and $154k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$110M
2022 Salaries
9.93%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The College of New Jersey paid a median of $110M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($260M) and a 9.93% 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

$42.8M
Instructional Salaries
365
Number of Employees

In 2022, The College of New Jersey paid a total of $42.8M to 365 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.9% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
156 Employees
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
139 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of New Jersey were Professor with 156 employees, Associate professor with 123 employees, and Assistant professor with 67 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of New Jersey were Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 139 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 123 employees, and Management with 109 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of New Jersey was Female Professor with 89 employees, Male Professor with 67 employees, and Male Associate professor with 62 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The College of New Jersey.

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