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Edison, New Jersey (NJ) Colleges and Universities

While there are only one school in Edison, New Jersey, there are 85 colleges and universities located within a 25-mile radius. Learn about the top schools in several categories to find the school for you.

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A township located in New Jersey's Middlesex County, Edison has few options for those wanting to earn a college degree or certificate. However, a variety of schools--including community colleges, four-year universities and colleges, seminaries and vocational institutions--are based out of nearby communities. With 85 options to choose from, it would be wise for prospective students to review data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on topics such as proximity to Edison, student body size, net price, and graduation rate.

Schools Closest to Edison, New Jersey

Within a roughly 10-mile radius of Edison, there are 4 public colleges and universities to choose from. In addition to these 4 schools, there is a private institution within driving distance as well. Here is a list of the 5 schools closest to Edison, New Jersey:

  • Middlesex County College (4.4 miles away)
  • Union County College (6.4 miles away)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (7.5 miles away)
  • Kean University (9.6 miles away)
  • DeVry University-New Jersey (10.4 miles away)

Largest Schools Near Edison, New Jersey

The area surrounding Edison has many moderate to large-sized schools with one state university having nearly 50,000 total students. There are a total of 17 schools with over 5,000 total students. The top 5 largest schools listed below, range from 11,700 to 49,500 total students.

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (49,428 total students)
  • Montclair State University (20,465 total students)
  • Kean University (14,112 total students)
  • Brookdale Community College (13,835 total students)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (11,720 total students)

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Lowest Net Price

Finding a school that fits the budget is usually a top priority for aspiring students; after all, financial aid programs from institutional or government sources often do not cover all the educational expenses that they face. Of the 85 schools in the Edison area, these five have the lowest undergraduate in-state or in-district net prices based on 2014-2015 data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Net prices are calculated by subtracting the average financial aid awarded to full-time undergraduates from the average total of school expenses per student, which includes tuition and housing.

  • Raritan Valley Community College ($3,392)
  • Union County College ($4,102)
  • Mercer County Community College ($5,410)
  • Brookdale Community College ($6,468)
  • Hudson County Community College ($6,791)

Graduation Rate

The NCES publishes stats on graduation rates for colleges and universities, which are based on full-time students who complete an undergraduate degree or certificate within 150% of normal time (e.g., six years or less for a bachelor's degree). Comparing these figures can provide insight into the quality of education schools offer their students. The following institutions near Edison have the highest graduation rates :

  • Princeton University (97% graduation rate)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (82% graduation rate)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (80% graduation rate)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (68% graduation rate)
  • Drew University (67% graduation rate)

In order to make the best college selection, students must place considerable weight on the variables discussed here, including graduation rate, school size, location, and cost.

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