New Jersey's 2017 Best Online Schools

San Francisco (PR WEB) April 10, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has released its analysis of New Jersey’s best online colleges and universities for 2017. 16 four-year schools made the list, with Rutgers University, Saint Peter’s University, College of Saint Elizabeth, Seton Hall University and Caldwell University scoring the highest. Of the 9 two-year colleges that also made the list Mercer County Community College, Camden County College, Rowan College at Burlington County, Atlantic Cape Community College and Passaic County Community College were the top five schools.

“These New Jersey schools have demonstrated their excellence not only for offering outstanding online certificates and degrees but also for providing high-quality student resources,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “For students with geographical limitations or busy schedules, these online programs maintain the same high standards as more traditional, on-campus learning options.”

To earn a spot on the “Best Online Schools in New Jersey” list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also judged based on additional data points such as the availability of financial aid opportunities, academic counseling services, student/teacher ratios and graduation rates.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:

The Best Online Four-Year Schools in New Jersey for 2017 include the following:
  • Caldwell University
  • Centenary College
  • College of Saint Elizabeth
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
  • Felician College
  • Georgian Court University
  • Monmouth University
  • Montclair State University
  • New Jersey City University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Peter's University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Thomas Edison State University
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey
The Best Online Two-Year Schools in New Jersey for 2017 include the following:
  • Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Bergen Community College
  • Brookdale Community College
  • Camden County College
  • Cumberland County College
  • Mercer County Community College
  • Ocean County College
  • Passaic County Community College
  • Rowan College at Burlington County

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