2018 Best Online Colleges in New Jersey

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This list highlights the top five online schools in New Jersey based on affordability and academic strength. Rowan University takes the top spot with the highest academic strength score at 66%. The university offers 42 online programs for tuition rates as low as $13,800. St. Peter's University, ranked second, offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with the option of three concentrations.

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Rank School Annual Tuition Academic Strength
#1 #1 Rowan University Annual Tuition $13,800 Academic Strength 66%
#2 #2 St. Peter's University Annual Tuition $14,850 Academic Strength 57%
#3 #3 Centenary University Annual Tuition $19,200 Academic Strength 58%
#4 #4 Felician College Annual Tuition $21,300 Academic Strength 55%
#5 #5 William Paterson University of New Jersey Annual Tuition $33,750 Academic Strength 62%
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2018 Online Colleges in New Jersey Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $13,800
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Glassboro

Online Bachelor's Degrees (4)

Online Master's Degrees (17)

Online Doctoral Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (16)

  • Annual Tuition: $19,200
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Academic Strength: 58%
  • Locations: Hackettstown
  • Annual Tuition: $33,750
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Academic Strength: 62%
  • Locations: Wayne
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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in New Jersey (27)

Online degrees are available at all levels from New Jersey-based colleges. All schools on this list are accredited and 24 of them are non-profits. Located in Toms River, Ocean County College offers 14 different fully online degree programs at the associate level as well as multiple certificate options. For students at the bachelor's and master's levels, Thomas Edison State University is an affordable option, offering over 30 bachelor's programs and over 40 master's programs for online students. Thomas Edison State University's tuition is an affordable rate of $9,036 per year.

At a Glance:

  • There are 11 schools on this list offering tuitions under $15,000 per year, including Camden County College and Strayer University.
  • Average annual tuition at New Jersey community colleges is $6,919 per year.
  • Residents of New Jersey hoping to attend a college in the state can apply for funding from the New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant (TAG), which provides up to the total cost of tuition for eligible students.

References

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