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New Jersey’s Independent Colleges & Universities

Money magazine released their rankings of “The Best Colleges in America 2023.” As noted in the article, Money sought to find colleges that combined quality and affordability. They analyzed dozens of data points, including graduation rates, cost of attendance, financial aid and alumni salaries. A new star rating system with 736 colleges listed was the result.

Click here to see how 20 four-year colleges in New Jersey ranked in they system determining where your tuition (and time) is most likely to pay off.  Of course, the best college experience is created by choosing the institution which provides the best fit for academic interests, learning and living environments, community resources, and social engagement.


Use the following links to obtain admissions information from each of our 13 member institutions.  Please note the link will open a new browser window. For information on continuing education, click here.

Caldwell University
Caldwell, NJ • (973) 618-3000

Centenary University
Hackettstown, NJ • (908) 852-1400

Drew University
Madison, NJ • (973) 408-3000

Fairleigh Dickinson University
(800) 338-8803
College at Florham, Madison, NJ
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ

Felician University
Lodi, NJ • (201) 559-6000

Georgian Court University
Lakewood, NJ • (732) 987-2760

Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ • (732) 571-3400

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ • (609) 258-3000

Rider University
Lawrenceville, NJ • (609) 896-5000

Saint Elizabeth University
Morristown, NJ • (973) 290-4000

Saint Peter’s University
Jersey City, NJ • (201) 761-6000

Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079 • (973) 761-9000

Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ • (201) 216-5000