2020 Best Online Colleges in New Jersey

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Based on affordability and alumni salaries, this list highlights the best online colleges in New Jersey. Rutgers University, in the #1 spot, has a median alumni salary of nearly $100,000 and offers an array of online degrees in both the application and management of healthcare. In the #5 position, Thomas Edison State University offers a tuition rate below $10,000 annually and 39 different online bachelor’s degrees, including 14 concentrations for a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration degree.

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2020 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.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in New Jersey

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 17 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 $9,820 per year.

At a Glance:

  • There are 11 schools on this list offering tuition rates 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.


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