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 820 to 1013 on the SAT exam. This school has an acceptance rate of 41% with 38% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NJCU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for New Jersey City University was reported as 41.3% in Fall 2013 with over 4,180 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 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

  • 2009-2010: 34.8%
  • 2010-2011: 43.3%
  • 2011-2012: 45.4%
  • 2012-2013: 43.7%
  • 2013-2014: 41.3%
  • Projected NJCU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 42.4%

How Does NJCU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for New Jersey City University is thirty-four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Peter's University54.1%
Stevens Institute of Technology38.2%
Metropolitan College of New York54.9%
St. Francis College64.3%
Polytechnic Institute of New York University75.2%

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 2013)

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