Woodbridge, New Jersey (NJ) Colleges and Universities

Woodridge, New Jersey has 88 schools located within a 25-mile radius, but no schools are situated in the city. Find out how a few of these schools compare using certain criteria.

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Degree options in the Woodridge area range from the associate's to the doctoral level, and there are both private and public educational settings. Utilize data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to help make your choice, covering evaluation factors such as location, school size, price, and graduation rate.

Schools Closest to Woodbridge, New Jersey

There may not be a school in the immediate vicinity of Woodbridge, but there are many traditional schools within driving distance. The schools within 15 miles include community colleges and state universities. Below are the 5 schools closest to Woodbridge:

  • Middlesex County College (6.5 miles away)
  • Union County College (6.9 miles away)
  • Kean University (9.5 miles away)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (9.9 miles away)
  • DeVry University-New Jersey (12.6 miles away)

Largest Schools Near Woodbridge, New Jersey

Woodbridge has many moderate to large-sized schools within a 25-mile radius. The area has 9 schools with over 10,000 total students, including the two largest schools registering 20,000 and nearly 50,000 students. Below is a list of the 5 largest schools near Woodbridge:

  • 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)

Lowest Net Price

The average net price for an educational institution is calculated by subtracting the amount of financial aid a full-time student receives from the total cost of attendance. Budget-conscious students may be interested in investigating these figures when selecting a school. A list of the 5 schools with the lowest net price is provided below:

  • 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)

Highest Graduation Rate

Students may also consider the graduation rate for potential schools, since these rates may be thought of as markers of success. The figures from NCES represent the overall graduation rates of full-time students graduated in 150% of the 'normal time' it takes to complete their degree program (for example, six years for a bachelor's degree.)

  • 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)

When reaching a decision on the best college for you around Woodbridge, New Jersey, ensure you have considered evaluation criteria such as location, price, size, and graduation rate.

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