New Jersey City University

NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY Situated on a beautifully landscaped campus in a vibrant urban community, NJCU provides top-quality affordable education to over 8,500 students who reflect the dynamism of the Universitys metropolitan Jersey City location. As one of the most diverse university campuses in the nation, NJCU prepares students to be leaders in a global society. It is a place to think and grow by interacting with culturally and ethnically diverse classmates and faculty from countries worldwide. Foreign students and visiting faculty from 28 countries bring additional richness to the NJCU mosaic.Students prepare for success by engaging in rigorous applied-learning experiences including laboratory research, field studies, performances, exhibitions, studio work, cooperative education internships, community service, and study opportunities on campus, around the State, and abroad. Students complement their classroom learning through NJCUs Campus Without Borders initiative. A new general studies curriculum allows students to broaden their academic experience by incorporating study across the disciplines to foster critical thinking, enhance communications skills, and encourage teamwork, all of which will be essential in the workforce of the future. To accommodate student and employer needs, over 800 undergraduate and graduate courses are being offered online or in blended format. On campus, 43 undergraduate and 29 graduate degree programs are taught by highly-accomplished professors. For example, students interested in business can benefit from NJCUs proximity to Wall Street and enroll in NJCUs School of Business, where they can study with a finance professor who was a governor of the NYSE and others who have high-level corporate or Wall Street experience. Courses are offered in Jersey Citys financial distinct at Harborside Financial Center as well as at Brookdale Community College in Wall Township. An Honors Program in Finance will be launched in 2015. Music and theatre students can learn from Grammy-winning musicians, concert pianists, Broadway performers, jazz greats, and opera personalities. Education majors can study with Fulbright scholars, authors, and master teachers with international experience. The Honors Program in the William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences serves high-achieving students who collaborate in a learning community to pursue rigorous study that emphasizes in-depth investigation as well as independent research. Additional examples include an accelerated nursing program, undergraduate STEM research, and doctoral programs in national security studies and educational technology leadership. These programs and others offer students the preparation they need to thrive in our new global world and to live in that future which is Jersey City.

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Public, Coed 1927 N/A Semester $8.8 million + 2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305 (201) 200-2000
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New Jersey Jersey City 574 555