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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Jersey City
Population | 264,290
Enrollment | 8,492
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 09/01-12/19
Spring | 01/19-05/15

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ


About This Campus

NJCU is the closest and best connected school in the NSE network to Manhattan. Despite being only three subway stops from New York, the intimacy of our campus and prestigious faculty provide students with a safe and engaging learning environment. We have a 14 to 1 student to faculty ratio with an average classroom size of 19 students. Our Music Business program is ranked 10th in the US by Billboard Magazine. The National Security Studies Program is ranked 12th by the NSA. Our School of Business is located on the Hudson River waterfront at the Exchange Place subway stop giving our students unprecedented access to the NYC job market. The NJCU curriculum emphasizes the application of theory through laboratory experiments, performances, exhibitions, internships, and more. 89% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields.

Location Information

If you want a small urban campus and commutable to New York then NJCU is the school for you. Click on the “video 1” tab in the right hand corner of the picture above to hear what the students from our fall 2014 class had to say about their NSE exchanges to NJCU.

Helpful Information

NSE Students are required to live on campus. The new school of Business is located in the Harborside Financial Center and near Exchange Place, by the Exchange Place, Path station, at the waterfront in downtown Jersey City. Business students are just one train stop from downtown Manhattan.
2023-2024 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Closed
Home Payment |Closed
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Good
Home Payment |Good
Understand Chances of Placement


  • Campus Catalog
  • When will I register? According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Accelerated BSN Program closed to NSE students. Honors not available for NSE students.

RN-BSN Nursing open to RN Licensed New Jersey Nurses only.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, African American Studies, African Studies... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper, 173.00 computer or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 4.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/12/23

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $6781.95.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $150.00 Year Host & Home Optional
Housing Deposit $150.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Activity Fee $77.80 Semester Host Mandatory
Technology Fee $271.60 Semester Host Mandatory
Orientation Fee $50.00 Year Host Mandatory
NSE Activity Fee $325 Semester Host & Home Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/12/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Notes About Housing
Housing is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
Meals are unlimited and paid for by term.


Figures per Semester are current as of 06/12/23

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1,055 per year.


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