New Jersey City University
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

New Jersey City University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,987 applications and 3,391 students were granted admission. New Jersey City University is at the #83 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 92% submitted SAT scores.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 988 enrollees 909 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 370 480
Math 390 510
Combined (Math + Reading) 760 990

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

New Jersey City University uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in New Jersey City University, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 1,616 2,371 3,987
Admitted students 1,343 2,048 3,391
Enrolled students 448 540 988
Acceptance rate 83.1% 86.4% 85.1% 69%
Yield 33.4% 26.4% 29.1% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at New Jersey City University.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Admission Deadlines

January 1

  • Applicants notification date

February 28

  • Transfer application (regular)

April 1

  • Fall application

May 1

  • Students must reply to acceptance offer

July 1

  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores

August 13

  • Housing deposit

Campus Location

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