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Mahwah, New Jersey (NJ) Colleges and Universities

While there is only 1 traditional school in Mahwah, NJ, there are 63 located within a 25-mile radius. Learn about the top schools in several categories, including highest graduation rates and largest student bodies, to find the school for you.

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Local Mahwah students who want to attend a traditional postsecondary institution nearby can choose from private or public universities, as well as public community colleges. We compare and contrast many of these Mahwah-area schools in the categories listed below, using information from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Mahwah, New Jersey

Located in norther New Jersey, the city of Mahwah lies in close proximity to a large number of colleges, universities and other types of postsecondary institutions. When looking at the schools with the shortest commutes from Mahwah, the schools with the closest campuses are:

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (Mahwah)
  • Eastwick College-Mahway (1.4 miles)
  • Bergen Community College (10 miles)
  • Fortis Institute-Wayne (10.2 miles)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (10.2 miles)

Largest Schools near Mahwah, New Jersey

Many of the schools in the area around Mahwah feature student populations over 10,000. If you are interested in pursuing studies in a larger school, these five institutions near Mahwah have the highest student populations:

  • Montclair State University (20,465 students)
  • Bergen Community College (14,585 students)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (11,720 students)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (11,325 students)
  • Essex County College (10,954 students)

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  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Schools with Lowest Net Price

Given the importance of cost when looking into where to apply, one essential factor for prospective students to look into is known as the ''net price,'' essentially the average financial aid given to a school's full-time undergrads subtracted from the average cost of attendance. The schools near Mahwah with the lowest net prices in the 2014-2015 academic year are:

  • Bergen Community College ($6,187)
  • Hudson County Community College ($6,791)
  • Passaic County Community College ($8,584)
  • Essex County College ($8,704)
  • Rutgers University-Newark ($10.569)

Schools with Highest Graduation Rates

A school's graduation rate is the percentage of that school's full-time undergraduate population who complete their degree programs within 150% of the normal time for that program. In 2015, the schools with the highest graduation rates near Mahwah were:

  • Eastern International College-Belleville (93% graduation rate)
  • Eastern International College-Jersey City (88% graduation rate)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (82% graduation rate)
  • Fortis Institute-Wayne (81% graduation rate)
  • Eastwick College-Ramsey (78% graduation rate)

If you are thinking about applying to schools within an area as heavily populated as Northern New Jersey, you should make sure that you investigate these kinds of factors to ensure that you make the right choices when sending out your applications.

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