Profile: New Jersey City University

Fast Facts

Location:Jersey City
On Campus:3%
  • Fall 09/05-12/19
  • Spring 01/16-05/15

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
1%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
0%Two or more races

Campus Profile

Plan A tuition is inclusive of a 50% tuition scholarship discount for incoming NSE students! Our new Residence Hall, West Village, is now open!

NJCU is the closest and best connected school in the NSE network to Manhattan. Despite being only three subway stops from New York, the intimacy of our campus and prestigious faculty provide students with a safe and engaging learning environment. We have a 14 to 1 student to faculty ratio with an average classroom size of 19 students. Our Music Business program is ranked 10th in the US by Billboard Magazine. The National Security Studies Program is ranked 12th by the NSA. Our new School of Business is located on the Hudson River waterfront at the Exchange Place subway stop giving our students unprecedented access to the NYC job market.

The NJCU curriculum emphasizes the application of theory through laboratory experiments, performances, exhibitions, internships, and more. 89% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields.

Campus Location - If you want a New York Experience, NJCU is the school for you. We will even help you get an internship. Click on the “video 1” tab in the right hand corner of the picture above to hear what the students from our fall 2014 class had to say about their NSE exchanges to NJCU.

Helpful Information - NSE Students are required to live on campus.

The new school of Business is located in Exchange Place, by the Exchange Place, Path station, at the waterfront in downtown Jersey City. Business students are just one train stop from downtown Manhattan.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: African Studies, Afro-American Studies, Art Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Art Therapy, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science

Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Cytotechnology, Radiation Biology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Film, Multimedia

Criminal Justice: Corporate and Homeland Security, Corrections, Court Services, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences

Earth Sciences: Geology, Geosciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Mathematics, Music, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education

English: Creative Writing, English, Literature

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Fire Science

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Arts and Science, Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Studies

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Community Health, Dentristy, Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Science, Medical Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music Education, Music Theater, Performance

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Applied Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Child Care Services Management, Human Services, Law and Society, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Closed Programs
Accelerated BSN Program closed to NSE students.

RN-BSN Nursing open to RN Licensed New Jersey Nurses only.

Notable Academic Programs
Criminal Justice
Biology/Life Science

Unique Academic Programs
Art Therapy
Fire Science
Corporate and Homeland Security
Music/Jazz Studies
Media Arts

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 9/20/2016.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $50 Year Plan A & B Optional
Housing Deposit: $150 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $78 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Technology Fee: $272 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Orientation Fee: $50 Year Plan A Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1055 per year.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 002613

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Meal Plans Per Semester Notes About Meal Plans
Meals are unlimited and paid for by term.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.