These 7 New Jersey Colleges Were Just Named Among The Best In The US

As one of the smartest states in the nation (based on standardized test scores), it’s no surprise that New Jersey has some exceptional colleges. We all know that Princeton ranks among the best in the nation, but U.S. News And World Report recently named 7 New Jersey universities in their top 200 “best national colleges in the US.” The ranking is based on a variety of factors including graduation rate, first-year student retention rate, rankings by peers, program offerings, student body size, ranking by guidance counselors and additional criteria.

Did you attend any of these amazing New Jersey state schools? The College Of New Jersey was also a top contender, but due to its size was considered a regional school. For more New Jersey spots with national acclaim, check out this chocolate shop or these 5 pizzerias.