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New Jersey City University

New Jersey, USA

Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve

New Jersey City University (NJCU) is a public university in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. It is a member of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities. New Jersey City University is a fully recognized and accredited university.

Student Success

At the core of NJCU’s mission is Student Success. Each member of the NJCU community is personally dedicated to and accountable for ensuring that each student receives a high-quality education and a first-rate experience that leads to timely graduation with minimal debt, an academically rich degree, and a meaningful future upon graduation.

Trio Learning Community

The TRiO Learning Community (TLC) Program, a federal student Support Services Program at New Jersey City University, is funded by the United States Department of Education and New Jersey City University. This program is designed to provide support services to low-income, first-generation students and/or students with disabilities.

Student Activity

Co-sponsored by the Student Government Organization (SGO), this one-day conference held on campus during winter break helps remind students of their role as leader and prepare them for the opportunities and challenges that may arise during Spring semester.

Quick Facts

The institution opened in 1929 as the New Jersey State Normal School at Jersey City. It was renamed as New Jersey State Teachers College at Jersey City in 1935 and Jersey City State College in 1958, becoming a liberal arts college in 1968. In 1998, the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education approved a change of institutional status and accepted its present name. The university is currently led by Dr. Sue Henderson, who became the first female president of the University in 2012.


Undergraduate / Graduate & Professional


Application / High School Transcript, College Transcript, Diploma / Passport / Financial Document / English Test Score / Resume

School Type
Tuition & Fees
10,973.50 per semester
Test Score
TOEFL 79 / IELTS 6.5
Accept. Rate / Min. GPA
76.6% / 2.0

Programs and Majors

  • Accounting B.S., B.S./M.S., M.S.
  • Art B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A.
  • Biology B.A., B.S.*
  • Chemistry B.A., B.S.
  • Civil Security Leadership, Management, and Policy D.Sc.
  • Computer Science B.S.**
  • Counseling M.A.
  • Criminal Justice B.S., M.S.
  • Early Childhood Education B.A., M.A.T.
  • Early Childhood Education/ Special Education M.A.T.
  • Economics B.A.
  • Educational Psychology M.A.
  • Educational Technology M.A.
  • Educational Technology Leadership Ed.D.
  • Elementary Education M.A.T.
  • Elementary and Special Education B.A.
  • Elementary School Reading M.A.
  • English B.A.
  • Finance B.S., M.S.
  • Fire Science B.S.
  • Geoscience/Geography B.A.,B.S.
  • Health Sciences B.S., M.S.
  • History B.A.
  • Management B.S.
  • Marketing B.S.
  • Mathematics B.A.
  • Mathematics Education M.A.
  • Media Arts B.A., M.F.A.
  • Music, Dance and Theatre B.A., B.M., M.M.
  • Music Education M.A.
  • National Security Studies B.S., M.S.
  • Nursing B.S.N., M.S.
  • Nursing-Accelerated Program B.S.N.
  • Philosophy B.A.
  • Physics B.A., B.S.***
  • Political Science B.A.
  • Psychology B.A.
  • Reading Specialist M.A.
  • School Psychology Prof. Diploma
  • Secondary Education M.A.T.
  • Secondary School Reading M.A.
  • Sociology and Anthropology B.A.
  • Spanish B.A.
  • Special Education M.A.T.
  • Studio Art M.A.
  • Urban Education M.A.
  • Women’s and Gender Studies B.A.