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New Jersey City University

New Jersey City University

Check whether New Jersey City University is right for you as an international student.

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Jersey City, USA
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Study abroad at New Jersey City University

New Jersey City University (NJCU) is a public liberal arts university in Jersey City, New York, and offers small classes led by world-class faculty mentors. NJCU has a wide variety of programs available including 52 undergraduate degree programs, 28 master’s programs and three doctoral programs. The University consists of the School of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, and the College of Professional Studies.

NJCU is a vibrant place to live and learn with students and faculty from around the world. There are three welcoming, comfortable residence halls and a wide variety of student organizations and programs that help create a vibrant campus.

Students from NJCU have opportunities to gain hands-on experience through study abroad and internships in various fields. The University’s athletics teams compete in the NCAA Division III, including basketball, baseball and cross-country teams.

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Why study at NJCU?

  • Affordable tuition

    NJCU is the most affordable institution in the state of NJ

  • Great location

    New Jersey City was ranked in the Top 10 "Best Cities for Recent College Grads"

Life as an international student

You can participate in events including community service, multicultural programs, art and expression, leadership and professional development, and much more.

International students can live in one of three residences and have the opportunity to experience campus life, meet new people and learn outside the classroom.

The University’s Office of International Programs provides support services for international students, and are there to help you settle in to life at NJCU.

Student life & facilities

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New Jersey City University programs

Fees and funding

New Jersey City University provides students the best of many worlds: small classes led by world-class faculty mentors, a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and the lowest tuition offered by a four-year public university in the state of New Jersey.

Already the most affordable university in the State of New Jersey, NJCU also offers scholarships to academically-qualified international students.

Scholarships of $2,000 / year (upon acceptance, given automatically if has a GPA of 3.2)


New Jersey City University

2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA

Noted as one of the most diverse cities in the nation, Jersey City is part of the New York metropolitan area, with the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay on the east, and the Hackensack River and Newark Bay on the west.

  • To Downtown Manhattan and Wall Street
    5 miles
  • To New York City
    20 minutes

Visa requirements for New Jersey City University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements