New Jersey City University

2039 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, United States
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Overview of New Jersey City University

About this school

Jersey City State, founded in 1927, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies and Education. Its 17-acre campus is located in Jersey City, 15 miles from New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,509
    • Men:2,654 (40.8%)
    • Women:3,855 (59.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to New Jersey City University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
4
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
July 31
SAT Only
Recommended
July 31
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2039 Kennedy Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Jersey City, NJ  07305-1597
Phone
(201) 200-3234
Fax
(201) 200-2044
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 3,987 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 2,370 applicants were admitted
Men
83% of 1,617 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,049 (60%) of 3,391 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,177 (57%) of 2,047 admitted students enrolled
Men
872 (65%) of 1,344 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.00
375 And Above
10%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
18%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
490 average |440-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
47%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
488 average |430-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
32%
• Score 400 - 500
48%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,431|Out-of-state: $20,458
  • Room & Board: - $12,446 (68.58811859362945%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (6.6130276644990635%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,500 (24.798853741871486%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


New Jersey City University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On or about May 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002613
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
930 (97.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
872 (93.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
846 (97.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
20 (2.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$12,419
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 735 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,953
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 399 (47.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,367
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 357 (42.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
34 (3.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,474

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,701 (92.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,440 (94.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,301 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
112 (2.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$10,636
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,532 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,436
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,620 (60.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,056
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,015 (23.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
104 (2.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,980

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,173
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


256

Part-Time Faculty


567

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 52% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
482,302

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


New Jersey City University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


31.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (29)


  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (26)


  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Community Health
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Urban Education
  • Urban Studies

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


257,342

Nearest Metropolitan Area


51 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


New York City

Weather


Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 82.3 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Newark
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Jersey City
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Jersey City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


9% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


91%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Gothic Knights
School Colors
Green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


New Jersey City University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,211

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,509
Women
3,855
Men
2,654

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 8.0% Asian
  • 22.9% Black/African-American
  • 40.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 21.0% White
  • 4.4% Unknown

International Students


1.0% from 16 countries

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


1,775

Student Resources

Study resources