Jersey College

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2022 Average Net Price
$25,819
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.791%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
66%
365 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,379
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29.5%
76 Graduates

About

Jersey College is a higher education institution located in Bergen County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Jersey College were Registered Nursing (646 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 902 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jersey College. 91.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.31% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (535 degrees), 3.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (177 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,819.

In 2022, 58% of undergraduate students attending Jersey College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$25,819
2022 Value
11.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Jersey College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,819. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Jersey College grew by 11.9%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Jersey College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.75% with respect to 2021, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Jersey College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.791%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Jersey College was 0.791%, which represents 14 out of the 1771 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Jersey College received 365 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 39.8% annual growth. Out of those 365 applicants, 241 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66% acceptance rate.

There were 3,379 students enrolled at Jersey College in 2022. 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jersey College has an overall enrollment yield of 74.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
241
Accepted Out of 365

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Jersey College was 66% (241 admissions from 365 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 59.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 39.8%, while admissions grew by 55.5%..

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage (2022)
5
Scores Submitted (2022)

3% of enrolled first-time students at Jersey College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Jersey College had a total enrollment of 3,379 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Jersey College is 3,379 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Jersey College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jersey College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.3% Black or African American, 17% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Two or More Races, 3.26% Asian, 0.621% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.207% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jersey College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (55.6%), followed by White Female (15.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jersey College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Jersey College is 3,379 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Jersey College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Jersey College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Jersey College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,037 enrolled students
  2. White
    574 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    404 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Jersey College is 60.3% Black or African American, 17% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Two or More Races, 3.26% Asian, 0.621% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.207% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 752 more women than men received degrees from Jersey College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jersey College is black or african american (535 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (177 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Jersey College is Registered Nursing (646 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Jersey College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (902 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jersey College are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Jersey College in 2022 are Health (902 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jersey College are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Jersey College are Health (902 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jersey College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,206 people), Outpatient care centers (237,556 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,578 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Jersey College are Health (902 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Jersey College.
Most Common (2022)
646 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Jersey College was Registered Nursing with 646 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

75
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
827
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Jersey College, which is 0.0907 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (827).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Jersey College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.0821 times less than the 597 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 597 degrees were awarded to men at Jersey College in Registered Nursing, which is 12.2 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 24% of students graduating from Jersey College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Jersey College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    535 degrees awarded
  2. White
    177 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jersey College is black or african american (535 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (177 degrees).

1.77% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    493 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    166 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jersey College is black or african american female (493 degrees awarded). There were 2.97 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (166 degrees).

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Operations

Jersey College employs 99 Instructors. Most academics at Jersey College are Female Instructor (88), and Male Instructor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jersey College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 73 employees, Management, with 44 employees, and Sales and related with 26 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$23.5M
2022 Salaries
3.86%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Jersey College paid a median of $23.5M in salaries, a 3.86% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.25M
Instructional Salaries
99
Number of Employees

In 2022, Jersey College paid a total of $7.25M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
99 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
73 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jersey College was Instructor with 99 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jersey College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 73 employees, Management with 44 employees, and Sales and related with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jersey College was Female Instructor with 88 employees, and Male Instructor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Jersey College.

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