The Top 3 Colleges in NJ


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#1 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 

Reasons for its ranking:  It received especially high marks for its beautiful campus and diverse student body, but it was found that the school was also very safe and offered a robust party scene.

Alumni Opinion: “I’ve thought about careers in law, diplomacy, business and art. Princeton made all of these explorations not only possible but attainable, providing the resources for me to ultimately make own decisions and control my own destiny.”-Wendy Li 

 #2 Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 

Reasons for its ranking: Stevens presents a great community. There are lots of opportunities when it comes to internships and job experience. The education is of great quality, and all students thrive for success. The college is close to the city; There are lots of things to do.

Alumni Opinion: “Stevens is a great small school. Teachers are very attentive to your individual needs and classes challenge you at every level. The best part of this school is the community, you have NYC right across the river, but there is so much to do in Hoboken you don’t even have to go into New York.” Rebbeca from Spencerport 

#3 Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ 

Reasons for its ranking: more than 500 student clubs and organizations, including more than 80 fraternities and sororities. Among its graduate offerings, Rutgers has a highly ranked Graduate School of Education. The university also awards one of the highest numbers of doctorate degrees a year among U.S. schools

Alumni Opinion: “I love Rutgers! It is a large, diverse school with so much to offer students in terms of academics and extracurricular and social involvement. Although the size might seem intimidating it is easy to find smaller communities of people by getting involved on campus.” Author N/A