Cost of college went up for all students at The College of New Jersey


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.5 percent for 2018-19 at The College of New Jersey, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey residents paid $16,551 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $402 more than the $16,149 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 70.8 percent more than residents this year, or $28,266. Their price tag grew 2.5 percent from $27,578 in 2017-18.

About 93 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Jersey residents. And about 6 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 83 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 791 students received grants or scholarships totaling $8.2 million and 837 students took out student loans totaling more than $8.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (7,686), 2,829 students used grants or scholarships totaling $26.5 million, and 3,641 students took out $24.3 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~7,148
$15,466
$15,794
$16,149
$16,551
7%
Out-of-state
~461
$26,397
$26,971
$27,578
$28,266
7.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at The College of New Jersey in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
269
17%
$1,273,053
$4,733
State / local grant or scholarship
224
15%
$1,674,101
$7,474
Institutional grants or scholarships
674
44%
$5,227,963
$7,757
Grant or scholarship aid total
791
51%
$8,175,117
$10,335
Federal student loans
815
53%
$4,447,539
$5,457
Other student loans
212
14%
$3,664,690
$17,286
Student loan aid
837
54%
$8,112,229
$9,692
Total student aid
1,273
83%
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