New Jersey Magazine

2018

Going to College in New Jersey. A magazine for college-bound students in New Jersey. Features colleges and universities in New Jersey.

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37 GOING TO COLLEGE IN NEW JERSEY • WWW.HESAA.ORG • 1-609-584-4480 FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC COLLEGE Admission Offi ce: Phone: (201) 200-3234, (888) 441-NJCU Hours: Mon. and Thurs., 8:30 am – 7 pm; Tues., Wed., and Fri., 8:30 am – 5 pm Email Address: admissions@njcu.edu Financial Aid Offi ce: Phone: (201) 200-3173 Hours: Mon. and Thurs., 8:30 am – 7 pm; Tues., Wed., and Fri., 8:30 am – 5 pm Email Address: fi nancialaid@njcu.edu Directions: njcu.edu/i2e/visit/directions.asp NJCU provides top-quality education to students who refl ect the dynamism of the University's metro- politan Jersey City location. Within an intimate academic community, NJCU faculty and staff prepare students to be leaders in a global society. NJCU is among the most diverse in the nation and is the safest public university in New Jersey. Its tui- tion and fees are the least expensive of the public, four-year institutions in New Jersey, and debt burden for graduates is the lowest. NJCU's Debt-free Promise Program can help New Jersey residents who are fi rst-time freshmen cover expenses not met by federal and state fi nancial aid. Designated a 2017 Military Friendly School, NJCU is also among 2017 Top Colleges and Universities for Military Advanced Education and Transition. NJCU off ers 43 undergraduate and 28 graduate degree programs, and three doctoral programs. A challenging honors program is off ered and numerous study abroad opportunities for short-term or semester-long experiences are encouraged. NJCU is one of two universities in New Jersey to host a Confucius Institute which provides education on Chinese language and culture. Within this stimulating environment, NJCU students prepare for success by engaging in rigorous applied-learning experiences that include STEM research on international projects, performances, exhibitions, and cooperative education internships. Over 600 undergraduate and graduate courses are off ered online or in blended format in addition to face-to-face classes. NJCU's Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance is jointly designated by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Bachelor's and Master's programs in national security studies and the nation's fi rst D.Sc. in Civil Security Leadership, Management and Policy are in demand. A robust athletics program, student organizations, fraternities and sororities, and an exciting variety of performing, visual, and literary arts events contribute to this unique and rewarding NJCU experience. This fall the 425-bed West Campus Village Residence Hall at University Place opened, more than dou- bling the number of resident students. NJCU operates two off -campus sites—NJCU School of Business in Jersey City's fi nancial district and NJCU at Brookdale in Wall Township. NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY 203 ennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305 | www.njcu.edu facebook.com/NewJerseyCityUniversity | @NJCUniversity ACADEMIC YEAR • Annual Tuition & Fees: $11,762 • Per Credit Tuition: $278 • Annual Room & Board: $12,806 FINANCIAL AID • Application Deadline: April 15 OTHER INFORMATION • Student Body Size: 8,283 • Student Teacher Ratio: 15:1 • % Students Living on Campus: 7% • Middle States Accredited • A 4-year public co-educational college • Number of degreed undergraduate programs: 43 IMPORTANT FACTS:

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