Bible & Christian Colleges in New Jersey

Bible and Christian colleges are schools that have a connection or affiliation with a given religious organization and are part of the history and demography of the state of New Jersey. Such schools may offer a typical four year curriculum that may or may not include additional courses or practices based on the associated faith. Many of these schools act as seminaries that allow individuals of that denomination to become educated in the study of the Bible and Christianity, followed by work as a pastor, minister or priest. Degrees offered go from the associate level to doctoral, though the degree levels offered will vary by school.

List of Christian Denominations & Affiliations

The list below organizes all the Christian colleges in New Jersey by Christian denomination and further by their religious affiliation. Click the links below to skip to each section.

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List of Catholic Colleges in New Jersey

The following colleges follow or incorporate Catholic practices and are further grouped by their specific religious affiliation.

Roman Catholic Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Caldwell College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
Caldwell, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 2013
  • Around 2,140 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: caldwell.edu
Assumption College for Sisters

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Theology
Denville, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1965
  • Around 30 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: acs350.org
Saint Peter's College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Biology
Jersey City, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1975
  • Around 3,410 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: saintpeters.edu
Georgian Court University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Business Administration
Lakewood, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 2009
  • Around 2,120 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: georgian.edu
Felician College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Biology
Lodi, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1974
  • Around 1,960 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: felician.edu
College of Saint Elizabeth

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Forensic Psychology
Morristown, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 2010
  • Around 1,250 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: cse.edu
Seton Hall University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Law
  • International Relations
South Orange, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1932
  • Around 9,820 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: shu.edu
Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Teaneck, NJ
  • Accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Since 1957
  • Around 170 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: schoolofnursing.info
St Francis Medical Center - School of Radiologic Technology

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Radiologic Technology
Trenton, NJ
  • Accredited by Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Since 1949
  • Around 20 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: stfrancismedical.org
Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
Trenton, NJ
  • Accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Since 1956
  • Around 60 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: stfrancismedical.org

List of Protestant Colleges in New Jersey

The following schools follow or incorporate Protestant practices and are further detailed by their specific religious affiliation.

Presbyterian Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Bloomfield College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
Bloomfield, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1960
  • Around 1,980 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: bloomfield.edu
Princeton Theological Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Theology
  • Religious Education
Princeton, NJ
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1938
  • Around 560 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: ptsem.edu

Reformed Church in America Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
New Brunswick Theological Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Theology
New Brunswick, NJ
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1997
  • Around 140 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: nbts.edu

United Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Centenary College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Liberal Arts
Hackettstown, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1932
  • Around 2,280 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: centenarycollege.edu
Drew University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Theology
  • Ministry
  • Bioethics, Medical Ethics
Madison, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 1932
  • Around 2,080 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: drew.edu

Wesleyan Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Somerset Christian College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Patient Counseling
  • Business Administration
Newark, NJ
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Since 2010
  • Around 420 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: pillar.edu

The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.