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New Jersey Computer Science Colleges

58 Colleges
5,179 Yearly Graduations
$68,828 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,960 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

New Jersey ranked #17 in the nation for computer science degrees handed out in 2019. Around 5,179 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Jersey is $17,207 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $20,566 a year.

About 48% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,490 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
1,051 Yearly Degrees
$15,407 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 50,173 students at Rutgers New Brunswick in total, 36,158 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 34,285 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

50% of Rutgers New Brunswick students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,635 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rutgers New Brunswick is $44,300.

Public Public vs. Private
831 Yearly Degrees
$17,674 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,794 undergraduates at NJIT, of which 6,878 are full-time, and there are 11,518 students altogether. It takes the average NJIT undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 68% of accepted students are men, and 32% are women.

44% of NJIT students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,273 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from NJIT with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $53,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
559 Yearly Degrees
$54,014 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,283 students at Stevens in total, 3,659 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,642 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Stevens is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 44% of students who apply get accepted. Around 67% of accepted students are men, and 33% are women.

67% of Stevens students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,819 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stevens is $68,600.

#4

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
243 Yearly Degrees
$14,826 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,605 students at Rutgers Newark in total, 9,319 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,975 are full-time. It takes the average Rutgers Newark undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

48% of Rutgers Newark students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,172 a year. Rutgers Newark has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rutgers Newark is $44,300.

#5

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$52,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,422 undergraduates at Princeton, of which 5,328 are full-time, and there are 8,419 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Princeton is 4.1 years.

This a very selective school with only 6% of students getting accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

8% of Princeton students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,163 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $60,800 during the early-career years.

#5

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$14,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,618 students at Rowan in total, 16,011 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,055 are full-time. It takes the average Rowan undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Rowan take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,586 a year. Rowan has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rowan is $38,500.

#7

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
193 Yearly Degrees
$13,073 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Montclair State University is 21,007, of which 16,687 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,859 are full-time. It takes the average Montclair State undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

61% of Montclair State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,564 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

#8

PC AGE - Jersey City

Jersey City, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
141 Yearly Degrees

There are 217 students at PC AGE - Jersey City in total, 217 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,959 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from PC AGE - Jersey City with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

County College of Morris

Randolph, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
107 Yearly Degrees
$9,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,488 students at County College of Morris in total, 3,436 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,455 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from County College of Morris with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Stockton University

Galloway, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
94 Yearly Degrees
$14,048 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,893 undergraduates at Stockton State, of which 8,459 are full-time, and there are 9,934 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Stockton State. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

72% of Stockton State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,285 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stockton State is $35,600.

#11

PC AGE - Metropark

Iselin, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
91 Yearly Degrees

There are 89 students at PC AGE - Metropark in total, 89 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,387 a year. PC AGE - Metropark has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PC AGE - Metropark with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Kean University

Union, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$12,595 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kean University is 14,309, of which 12,120 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,817 are full-time. It takes the average Kean undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

67% of Kean students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,865 a year. Kean has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,800 during the early-career years.

#13

Brookdale Community College

Lincroft, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
81 Yearly Degrees
$8,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,489 students at Brookdale Community College in total, 5,303 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

12% of Brookdale Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,045 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Brookdale Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

DeVry University - New Jersey

North Brunswick, New Jersey
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
77 Yearly Degrees
$15,602 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 244 students at DeVry University - New Jersey in total, 219 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 122 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at DeVry University - New Jersey is 4.4 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 83% are men and 17% are women.

Roughly 89% of students at DeVry University - New Jersey take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,203 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DeVry University - New Jersey is $32,600.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Lincoln Technical Institute - Paramus is 561, which includes 368 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 90% of students at Lincoln Tech - Paramus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,199 a year. Lincoln Tech - Paramus has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lincoln Tech - Paramus is $23,400.

#16

Union County College

Cranford, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$10,562 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Union County College is 9,181, which includes 4,226 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

8% of Union County College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,826 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
71 Yearly Degrees
$42,220 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,353 undergraduates at FDU, of which 2,113 are full-time, and there are 8,206 students altogether. It takes the average FDU undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

67% of FDU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,244 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from FDU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
63 Yearly Degrees
$39,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Monmouth University is 5,953, of which 4,450 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,301 are full-time. It takes the average Monmouth undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

72% of Monmouth students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,744 a year. Monmouth has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,300 during the early-career years.

#19

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, New Jersey
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees
$38,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,233 students at Saint Peter’s College in total, 2,423 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,203 are full-time. For undergraduates at Saint Peter’s College, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,239 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

#20

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$14,678 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,142 students at Ramapo College in total, 5,574 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,870 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Ramapo College is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Ramapo College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,182 a year. Ramapo College has a 5.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,700 during the early-career years.

#21

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Sewell, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$5,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rowan College at Gloucester County is 6,953, which includes 3,671 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

34% of Rowan College at Gloucester County students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,437 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rowan College at Gloucester County with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$13,370 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 10,105, of which 8,605 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,165 are full-time. It takes the average William Paterson University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

68% of William Paterson University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,352 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,700 during the early-career years.

#23

Passaic County Community College

Paterson, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$7,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Passaic County Community College is 6,497, which includes 2,446 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 5% of students at PCCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,626 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees

There are 504 students at Lincoln Tech - Iselin in total, 363 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

89% of Lincoln Tech - Iselin students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,765 a year. Lincoln Tech - Iselin has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#25

Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, New Jersey
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$6,052 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Raritan Valley Community College is 7,793, which includes 2,992 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at RVCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,627 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from RVCC is $30,500.

Other New Jersey Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 New Jersey City University 39
27 Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown 38
28 Hudson County Community College 35
29 Camden County College 32
30 Rutgers University - Camden 31
31 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus 30
31 Eastwick College - Nutley 30
31 Mercer County Community College 30
34 The College of New Jersey 29
35 Essex County College 28
36 Rider University 25
36 Bergen Community College 25
38 Ocean County College 22
39 Cumberland County College 19
40 Middlesex County College 18
41 Atlantic Cape Community College 17
42 Seton Hall University 16
42 Thomas Edison State University 16
44 Berkeley College - Woodland Park 15
45 Drew University 14
45 Strayer University - New Jersey 14
47 Bloomfield College 8
48 Caldwell University 7
48 Felician University 7
50 Rowan College at Burlington County 5
51 Sussex County Community College 2
51 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School 2
51 University of Phoenix - New Jersey 2
54 College of Saint Elizabeth 1
54 Branford Hall Career Institute - Jersey City 1
56 Salem Community College 0
56 American Institute - Clifton 0
56 Warren County Community College 0

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