Bloomfield, New Jersey (NJ) Colleges and Universities

Students in Bloomfield have 40 college options within 25 miles of town. Here you can learn about four statistical aspects of the public and private not-for-profit schools in the area.

We'll be using statistics gathered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to help you get acquainted with the schools around Bloomfield. You'll learn about their graduation rates, net prices, student populations, and distance from town.

Closest Schools to Bloomfield, New Jersey

For those looking to stay in town, Bloomfield is home to Bloomfield College, a private 4-year institution offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Outside town, the nearest colleges are:

  • Montclair State University (2.6 miles)
  • Essex County College (5.1 miles)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (5.1 miles)
  • Pillar College (5.1 miles)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (5.1 miles)

Largest Schools Near Bloomfield, New Jersey

The 4-year public option of Montclair State University is the largest school near Bloomfield, with 20,465 students in attendance. The next most populated colleges are:

  • Bergen Community College (14,585 students)
  • Kean University (14,112 students)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (11,720 students)
  • Middlesex County College (11,662 students)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (11,325 students)

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Lowest Net Price

Net price is a subtraction of the average amount of financial aid received from the overall cost of attending college. For our purposes we'll only be looking at tuition rates applicable to full-time undergraduate students. Drawn from the 2014-2015 year, the lowest net prices around Bloomfield go in the following order:

  • Union County College ($4,102)
  • Bergen Community College ($6,187)
  • Hudson County Community College ($6,791)
  • Middlesex County College ($6,832)
  • County College of Morris ($6,858)

Highest Graduation Rate

NCES calculates graduation rates by taking 150% of the normal amount of time required for students to finish their degree programs into account. Again focusing only on full-time undergraduates who finished their schooling in 2015, the highest graduation rates within colleges near Bloomfield were:

  • Stevens Institute of Technology (82%)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (74%)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (68%)
  • Drew University (67%)
  • Montclair State University (66%)

Students in Bloomfield have a wide variety of options close by, with several less expensive community colleges to choose from as well as larger public universities and private schools.

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