New Jersey City University

About New Jersey City University

At New Jersey City University, goals and dreams are right at home. NJCU is large enough to provide world-class opportunities for learning. Yet our classes are small enough to afford a highly-personalized experience that empowers students to realize their greatest aspirations.

It begins with academic excellence. NJCU's colleges of arts and sciences, education and professional studies offer 43 undergraduate degree programs and 27 masters programs and 2 doctoral programs, including emerging and interdisciplinary fields. A student-teacher ratio of 12:1 and average class size of 24 translate to exceptional attention from a dedicated, innovative and involved faculty. 

The NJCU Experience

Situated in the midst of bustling Jersey City, the New Jersey City University campus is a place to think and grow by interacting with professors and classmates who come from countries worldwide. As one of the most diverse college campuses in America, NJCU’s global perspective touches every facet of life and learning. Within this stimulating environment, NJCU students prepare for success by engaging in rigorous applied-learning experiences that include laboratory experiments, performances, exhibitions, and cooperative education internships.

A robust athletics program, student organizations, fraternities and sororities, and an exciting calendar of events contribute to this unique and rewarding NJCU experience. 

Why NJCU?

Located in a thriving urban environment close to the Jersey City waterfront, the NJCU campus experience provides world-class experiential learning guided by expert NJCU faculty with broad experience in their fields.

Distinguished NJCU Faculty

89% of our prestigious instructors are experts who carry their respective field’s highest academic credentials. They express their dedication through excellence in teaching, innovation in scholarship, and involvement in the community.

The NJCU Education: Experiential Learning

The NJCU curriculum emphasizes the application of theory through laboratory experiments, performances, exhibitions, internships, education co-ops, and more.

NJCU Technology in the Curriculum

NJCU provides an array of technology-rich resources and services in support of teaching and learning. A broad collection of online library databases, technology-enabled facilities, and wireless hot spots distributed throughout the campus enhance the teaching and learning experience. Courses offered in a variety of formats including online, blended and web-enhanced, provide students greater flexibility in course scheduling.

NJCU Campus: A Global Meeting Ground

Just outside NJCU’s Visual Arts Building, a sculpture by world-renowned artist Maya Lin displays the word “art” in 45 languages. It’s a stunning reminder that our beautifully-landscaped campus in vibrant, urban Jersey City is more than a place for making friends, memories, and valuable career connections. The NJCU campus is a global meeting ground where diverse cultures, perspectives, and ideas converge each and every day.

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