New Jersey City University (NJCU)

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NJCU can be found in Jersey City, NJ, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around eight thousand students are enrolled at NJCU.

Many of the students getting into New Jersey City University have scored in-between 860 to 1080 on the SAT exam. This school has an acceptance rate of 95% with 22% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NJCU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for New Jersey City University was reported as 94.6% in Fall 2020 with over 4,870 college applications submitted to NJCU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for New Jersey City University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 85.1%
  • 2017-2018: 91.0%
  • 2018-2019: 95.9%
  • 2019-2020: 94.6%
  • Projected NJCU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 86.6%

How Does NJCU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for New Jersey City University is sixty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Saint Peter's University81.0%
Nyack College97.8%
Stevens Institute of Technology40.0%
St. Francis College78.1%
Fashion Institute of Technology53.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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