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New Jersey is a northeastern state that borders the Atlantic Ocean. It is a state known for its beaches and close vicinity to New York City. It also has more horses per square mile than any other state. In addition to these qualities, there are 158 colleges in New Jersey, despite its small size. 55 of those institutions are New Jersey online colleges and universities, open to both residents and non-residents.

Public New Jersey online colleges are managed by the state’s Commision on Higher Education. This agency is in charge of coordinating, planning, licensing, and advocating for colleges and universities. The state’s website provides directories for colleges and universities, including online colleges New Jersey online courses. Potential students can also search for training opportunities within the state of New Jersey.

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Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699
(609) 625-1111

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595
(201) 447-7200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Berkeley College
44 Rifle Camp Rd
West Paterson, New Jersey 07424
(973) 278-5400

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Bloomfield College
467 Franklin St
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
(973) 748-9000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597
(732) 224-2345

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Burlington County College
601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road
Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599
(609) 894-9311

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Caldwell College
9 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195
(973) 618-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Camden County College
College Drive
Blackwood, New Jersey 08012
(856) 227-7200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Centenary College
400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
(908) 852-1400

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Rd
Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989
(973) 290-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Rd
Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086
(973) 328-5000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Cumberland County College
3322 College Drive
Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500
(856) 691-8600

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 877-3000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
1000 River Rd
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
(201) 692-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Felician College
262 S Main St
Lodi, New Jersey 07644
(201) 559-6000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Other degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Ave
Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697
(732) 987-2200

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Gloucester County College
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, New Jersey 08080
(856) 468-5000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Hudson County Community College
70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
(201) 714-7100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, New Jersey 07083-0411
(908) 737-5326

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407
(609) 570-4800

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Middlesex County College
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050
(732) 548-6000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave
West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898
(732) 571-3400

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road
Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624
(973) 655-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing
Park Ave and Randolph Rd
Plainfield, New Jersey 07061
(908) 668-2400

Type of School:

2-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A Snyder Schools – School of Imaging
Park Ave & Randolph Rd
Plainfield, New Jersey 07061
(908) 668-2400

Type of School:

2-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, New Jersey 07305
(201) 200-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 596-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Ocean County College
College Drive
Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001
(732) 255-0326

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Passaic County Community College
One College Blvd
Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179
(973) 684-6800

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
PC Age
2815 Kennedy Blvd
3rd Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
(201) 761-0144

Type of School:

< 2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training
PC Age II
145 Talmadge Rd
Suite 19, Edison, New Jersey 08817
(732) 287-3622 x13

Type of School:

< 2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Rd
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680
(201) 684-7500 x7500

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Raritan Valley Community College
128 Lamington Road
North Branch, New Jersey 08876
(908) 526-1200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Rider University
2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099
(609) 896-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, New Jersey 08028
(856) 256-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Rutgers University-Camden
406 Penn
Camden, New Jersey 08102
(856) 225-6095

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281
(732) 932-1766

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Rutgers University-Newark
249 University Avenue
Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 353-1766

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Saint Peters College
2641 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997
(201) 761-6000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799
(856) 299-2100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Seton Hall University
400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697
(973) 761-9000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Somerset Christian College
10 College Way
Zarephath, New Jersey 08890-9035
(732) 356-1595

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation & Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point On Hudson
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030-5991
(201) 216-5100

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Sussex County Community College
One College Hill Road
Newton, New Jersey 07860
(973) 300-2100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Jim Leeds Rd
Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195
(609) 652-1776

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Thomas Edison State College
101 W State St
Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176
(609) 984-1100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Union County College
1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599
(908) 709-7000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
65 Bergen Street
Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709
(973) 972-4300

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree
  • First-professional certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus
100 Town Square Place Suite 305
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310-2778
(201) 610-1408

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
Warren County Community College
475 Rte 57 W
Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343
(908) 835-9222

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
William Paterson University of New Jersey
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, New Jersey 07470
(973) 720-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education