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Number of
4-year liberal arts colleges in New Jersey

29,568

Students attending
4-year liberal arts colleges in New Jersey

$24,995

Average
in-state tuition

$29,943

Average
out-of-state tuition

Top liberal arts colleges in New Jersey 2018

Drew University

Madison, NJ

301 Forbes

Top liberal arts colleges in New Jersey 2018

Drew University

Madison, NJ

Total undergraduates: 1,678
Acceptance rate: 57%
Average annual cost: $25,167
Average salary: $50,800
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Top liberal arts colleges in New Jersey 2018

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

399 Forbes

Top liberal arts colleges in New Jersey 2018

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Total undergraduates: 18,785
Acceptance rate: 66%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $48,900
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Top liberal arts colleges in New Jersey 2018

Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

429 Forbes

Top liberal arts colleges in New Jersey 2018

Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

Total undergraduates: 9,105
Acceptance rate: 76%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $46,800
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We show up to 10 universities for our "best colleges" section. These universities are chosen based on Forbes or US News rank (depending on what you've chosen) and sorted alphabetically. If there are fewer than 10 universities that are Forbes (or US News) ranked, we add alphabetically. Forbes' 2016 Rank of America's Best Colleges factors in post-graduate success (including salaries and awards like MacArthur Fellowships, National Academy of Sciences seats, and performing arts honors), student debt, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and academic success (which includes how many students go on to get advanced degrees or receive prestigious fellowships).

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