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#18 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
37 Colleges
22,436 Yearly Graduations
$72,578 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In terms of graduate completions, New Jersey is ranked #18 in the nation with 22,436 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for the state is $18,144, while the average out-of-state tuition for graduate students is $20,479. This cost can vary greatly from school to school.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
4,637 Yearly Degrees
$19,983 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rutgers New Brunswick handed out 4,637 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rutgers University - New Brunswick

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,736 $30,144
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,247 $2,247
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $739 $1,256

#2

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,197 Yearly Degrees
$37,990 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Stevens ranked #2 in terms of popularity with 2,197 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Stevens Institute of Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $36,680 $36,680
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,310 $1,310
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,652 $1,652

#3

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
1,542 Yearly Degrees
$19,967 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rutgers Newark handed out 1,542 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #3 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rutgers University - Newark

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,736 $30,144
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,231 $2,231
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $739 $1,256

#4

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
1,493 Yearly Degrees
$13,140 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Montclair State handed out 1,493 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Montclair State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,600 $18,432
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $540 $540
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $700 $1,024

#5

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,380 Yearly Degrees
$24,350 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Seton Hall ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 1,380 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Seton Hall University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,580 $23,580
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $770 $770
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,310 $1,310

Public Public vs. Private
1,248 Yearly Degrees
$23,828 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, NJIT handed out 1,248 graduate degrees. This makes it the #6 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for New Jersey Institute of Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $20,624 $30,540
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,204 $3,204
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,122 $1,613

#7

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,038 Yearly Degrees
$53,770 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Princeton ranked #7 in terms of popularity with 1,038 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Princeton University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $51,870 $51,870
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,900 $1,900

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
900 Yearly Degrees
$23,110 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

FDU handed out 900 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #8 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $22,186 $22,186
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $924 $924
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,285 $1,285

#9

Beth Medrash Govoha

Lakewood, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
822 Yearly Degrees
$4,360 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Beth Medrash Govoha handed out 822 graduate degrees. This makes it the #9 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Beth Medrash Govoha

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,360 $4,360
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $182 $182

#10

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
804 Yearly Degrees
$15,787 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rowan handed out 804 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rowan University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,879 $12,879
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,908 $2,908
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $716 $716

#11

Kean University

Union, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
656 Yearly Degrees
$17,476 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Kean University was ranked the #11 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 656 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Kean University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,326 $20,288
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,150 $2,150
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $748 $902

#12

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
594 Yearly Degrees
$27,838 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Monmouth handed out 594 graduate degrees. This makes it the #12 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Monmouth University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $27,126 $27,126
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $712 $712
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,233 $1,233

#13

Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
503 Yearly Degrees
$21,398 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Rider ranked #13 in terms of popularity with 503 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rider University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $20,948 $20,948
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $450 $450
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $955 $955

#14

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
456 Yearly Degrees
$13,188 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, NJCU ranked #14 in terms of popularity with 456 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for New Jersey City University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,140 $21,052
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $48 $48
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $730 $1,170

Public Public vs. Private
430 Yearly Degrees
$13,158 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, William Paterson University ranked #15 in terms of popularity with 430 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for William Paterson University of New Jersey

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,086 $20,412
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $72 $72
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $727 $1,134

#16

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
423 Yearly Degrees
$17,083 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, TCNJ handed out 423 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for The College of New Jersey

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,554 $22,467
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,529 $2,529
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $809 $1,248

#17

Rutgers University - Camden

Camden, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
414 Yearly Degrees
$20,145 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Rutgers Camden handed out 414 graduate degrees. This makes it the #17 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rutgers University - Camden

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,736 $29,232
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,409 $2,409
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $739 $1,218

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
370 Yearly Degrees
$23,110 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus was ranked the #18 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 370 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $22,186 $22,186
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $924 $924
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,285 $1,285

#19

Stockton University

Galloway, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$14,931 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Stockton State handed out 334 graduate degrees. This makes it the #19 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Stockton University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,517 $19,708
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,414 $1,414
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $751 $1,094

#20

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
328 Yearly Degrees
$21,246 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Saint Peter’s University was ranked the #20 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 328 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Saint Peter’s University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,186 $21,186
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $60 $60
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,177 $1,177

#21

Georgian Court University

Lakewood, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$16,718 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Georgian Court ranked #21 in terms of popularity with 269 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Georgian Court University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,750 $15,750
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $968 $968
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $875 $875

#22

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
239 Yearly Degrees
$18,725 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Ramapo College handed out 239 graduate degrees. This makes it the #22 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ramapo College of New Jersey

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,329 $17,329
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,396 $1,396
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $722 $722

#23

Thomas Edison State University

Trenton, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$12,024 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, TESU ranked #23 in terms of popularity with 232 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Thomas Edison State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,024 $12,024
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $668 $668

#24

Centenary University

Hackettstown, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
192 Yearly Degrees
$17,064 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 37 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Centenary ranked #24 in terms of popularity with 192 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Centenary University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,848 $16,848
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $216 $216
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $936 $936

#25

Princeton Theological Seminary

Princeton, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
186 Yearly Degrees
$22,820 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Princeton Seminary handed out 186 graduate degrees. This makes it the #25 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Princeton Theological Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,000 $18,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $4,820 $4,820
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $690 $690

Other New Jersey Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 College of Saint Elizabeth 158
27 Felician University 137
28 Caldwell University 133
29 Drew University 116
30 Berkeley College - Woodland Park 46
31 Strayer University - New Jersey 44
32 New Brunswick Theological Seminary 33
33 DeVry University - New Jersey 31
34 Pillar College 19
35 Bloomfield College 18
36 Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine 12
37 Rabbinical College of America 2

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