Pomona, New Jersey (NJ) Colleges and Universities

With only three public schools to choose from within a 25-mile radius of Pomona, New Jersey, options are limited. See how these schools stack up against each other in several different areas.

Pomona, New Jersey is surrounded by three public colleges and universities. Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), we will be looking at these schools and comparing them based on several different elements, such as net price and student population.

Closest Schools to Pomona, New Jersey

The schools near Pomona consist of one 4-year public university and two 2-year public institutions. Here are the schools in order from closest to farthest away:

  • Stockton University (5.6 miles from Pomona)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (7.9 miles from Pomona)
  • Cumberland County College (23 miles from Pomona)

Largest Schools near Pomona, New Jersey

Student populations of schools in the area range from over 8,000 to just under 3,500 students. If size is your main consideration, here are the schools near Pomona from largest to smallest:

  • Stockton University (8,674 total students; 7,808 undergraduates)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (6,361 total students, all undergraduates)
  • Cumberland County College (3,453 total students, all undergraduates)

Schools with Lowest Net Price

The NCES calculates a school's net price by subtracting the average amount of financial aid students receive from the total cost to attend the school. The figures below are derived from the NCES and pertain to the net prices paid by full-time beginning undergraduate students for the 2014-2015 school year. Here are the schools near Pomona listed in order from lowest net price to highest:

  • Cumberland County College ($7,909)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College ($8,898)
  • Stockton University ($14,980)

Schools with Highest Graduation Rates

The NCES calculates a school's graduation rate by determining the number of full-time undergraduate students completing their chosen program within 150% of the normal amount of time from their cohort year, or the year they began their studies. Here are the graduation rates based on the cohort years listed for the schools near Pomona in descending order:

  • Stockton University, Fall 2009 (73%)
  • Cumberland County College, Fall 2012 (26%)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College, Fall 2012 (16%)

When looking for schools in the Pomona, New Jersey area, factors like student population, net price, graduation rates, and proximity to the city might be important in helping you to decide which school is right for you.

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