New Jersey City University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Jersey


At New Jersey City University, it's all possible!

It's a vibrant, exciting campus just minutes from Manhattan that will stimulate your mind, forge lifetime friendships and prepare you for an outstanding career.

NJCU offers an excellent combination of liberal arts and a wide variety of major concentrations, from media arts and business to education, nursing and criminal justice. And our cooperative education partner list reads like a corporate "who's who"!

You'll find state-of-the-art technology, an exciting athletics program and professors, instructors and guest lecturers who truly care about your academic development.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 8151
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Faculty: 238

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 34:1
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Contact Information

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City New Jersey 7305


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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA requirement for transfer is 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transfer credits will be granted for courses carrying a letter grade of "C" or better and applicable to the student's degree requirements.

Credits (Min/Max):
You must complete 54 credits at NJCU to receive a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have fewer than 12 semester hours of acceptable credit, scores from the SAT I are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
NJCU does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
The Admissions Office requests that you write an essay (not more than 250 words) explaining your aspirations and motivation for attending NJCU. Take this opportunity to tell us more about yourself and your interests as well.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $50 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Nurses applying for admission to degree study must submit a transcript(s) of their nursing school record and/or of their study at any other college.

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