WHY NJCU?

Located in a thriving urban environment just across the Hudson River from New York City, the NJCU campus experience provides world-class experiential learning guided by expert NJCU faculty with broad experience in their fields.  

DISTINGUISHED NJCU FACULTY

89% of our instructors are experts who carry the highest academic credentials in their respective fields. They express their dedication through excellence in teaching, innovation in scholarship, and involvement in the community. 

THE NJCU EDUCATION: EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

The NJCU curriculum emphasizes the application of theory through laboratory experiments, performances, exhibitions, internships, education co-ops, and more.

NJCU TECHNOLOGY IN THE CURRICULUM

NJCU provides an array of technology-rich resources and services in support of teaching and learning. A broad collection of online library databases, technology-enabled facilities, and wireless hot spots distributed throughout the campus enhance the teaching and learning experience. Courses offered in a variety of formats including online, blended and web-enhanced, provide students greater flexibility in course scheduling.

NJCU: A GLOBAL MEETING GROUND ON NEW YORK CITY’S DOORSTEP

The NJCU campus is a global meeting ground where diverse cultures, perspectives, and ideas converge each and every day. Just outside NJCU’s Visual Arts Building, a sculpture by world-renowned artist Maya Lin displays the word “art” in 45 languages. It’s a stunning reminder that our beautifully-landscaped campus in vibrant, urban Jersey City is more than a place for making friends, memories, and valuable career connections.