List of 47 best universities in New Jersey

We ranked 47 best universities in New Jersey based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 19.7M citations received by 387K publications made by 47 universities in New Jersey, measured the popularity of 2,762 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. Princeton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,712
  2. Rutgers University - New Brunswick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    61%
    Average SAT
    1320
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    71%
  3. New Jersey Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  4. Stevens Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Average SAT
    1420
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $40,770
  5. Montclair State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1085
    Receiving Aid
    83%
    Average Aid
    $10,544
  6. Seton Hall University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Average SAT
    1240
    Average ACT
    27
    Net Price
    $30,909
  7. Rowan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Average SAT
    1155
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    86%
  8. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus logo
    Acceptance Rate
    92%
    Net Price
    $15,601
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $35,131
  9. College of New Jersey logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Average SAT
    1260
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    81%
  10. Monmouth University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Average SAT
    1145
    Average ACT
    24
    Net Price
    $30,945
  11. Rider University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    1115
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $29,122
  12. William Paterson University of New Jersey logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Receiving Aid
    91%
    Average Aid
    $9,938
    Enrollment
    10,105
  13. Stockton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1115
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    91%
  14. Drew University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Net Price
    $28,103
    Receiving Aid
    99%
    Average Aid
    $28,355
  15. Kean University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1010
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  16. Ramapo College of New Jersey logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Average SAT
    1130
    Average ACT
    24
    Receiving Aid
    89%
  17. Princeton Theological Seminary logo
    Enrollment
    364
    Male:Female
    53:47
  18. New Jersey City University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Average SAT
    970
    Receiving Aid
    94%
    Average Aid
    $11,068
  19. Saint Peter's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Average SAT
    1015
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $13,122
  20. Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Average SAT
    1075
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    99%
  21. Thomas Edison State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    10,227
    Male:Female
    57:43
    Founded
    1972
  22. Caldwell University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    93%
    Average SAT
    1045
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $17,394
  23. Georgian Court University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    1059
    Average ACT
    22
    Net Price
    $18,388
  24. Berkeley College - Woodland Park logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $15,732
    Receiving Aid
    98%
    Average Aid
    $17,080
  25. Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Average SAT
    1110
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    87%
  26. Bloomfield College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    965
    Average ACT
    17
    Net Price
    $17,782
  27. College of Saint Elizabeth logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Average SAT
    993
    Average ACT
    18
    Net Price
    $19,176
  28. Felician University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Average SAT
    990
    Average ACT
    18
    Net Price
    $17,958
  29. Centenary University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Average SAT
    1043
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $22,221
  30. Enrollment
    140
    Male:Female
    44:56
  31. Pillar College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $18,562
    Receiving Aid
    81%
    Average Aid
    $17,156
  32. Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $19,603
    Receiving Aid
    95%
    Average Aid
    $5,797
  33. Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Net Price
    $15,265
    Receiving Aid
    93%
    Average Aid
    $8,541
  34. Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $25,949
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $5,468
  35. Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Net Price
    $5,016
    Receiving Aid
    50%
    Average Aid
    $6,284
  36. Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Net Price
    $20,918
    Receiving Aid
    86%
    Average Aid
    $8,196
  37. Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Net Price
    $11,598
    Receiving Aid
    83%
    Average Aid
    $7,602
  38. Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Net Price
    $12,336
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $8,364
  39. Acceptance Rate
    84%
    Net Price
    $4,962
    Receiving Aid
    98%
    Average Aid
    $14,076
  40. Enrollment
    6,772
  41. Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Net Price
    $9,698
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $8,847
  42. Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Net Price
    $9,383
    Receiving Aid
    83%
    Average Aid
    $5,672
  43. Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Net Price
    $9,766
    Receiving Aid
    72%
    Average Aid
    $5,134
  44. Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Net Price
    $11,517
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $7,457
  45. Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Net Price
    $12,290
    Receiving Aid
    68%
    Average Aid
    $4,360
  46. Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Net Price
    $10,267
    Receiving Aid
    83%
    Average Aid
    $6,483