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2021 Top New Jersey Men's D1 Baseball Schools

8 Colleges
$40,898 Avg Tuition & Fees*
50% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

It's not easy to decide which college to attend when there are so many options available for student athletes. College Factual has developed its Best Colleges for Division I Men's Baseball in New Jersey ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

After analyzing 8 schools in New Jersey, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D1 Men's Baseball athletes in New Jersey. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in New Jersey for D1 Men's Baseball athletes in New Jersey

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey

Seton Hall University tops this year’s ranking as the best school for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in New Jersey. South Orange, New Jersey is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,683 students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Seton Hall took home $1,475,500 in revenue. Sports aren’t the only thing that the team excels at - they had a perfect academic progress rate of 1000.

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#2

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey

A rank of #2 on our list means Rutgers University - New Brunswick is a great place for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in New Jersey working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the large public school awarded 8,719 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The D1 Men’s Baseball team at Rutgers New Brunswick brought home $1,787,943 in revenue in a single year. The academic progress rate of the team is 973.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 94%. Rutgers New Brunswick did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our overall quality list.

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#3

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

Out of the 8 schools in New Jersey that were part of this year’s ranking, Princeton University landed the #3 spot on the list. This medium-sized private not-for-profit school is located in Princeton, New Jersey, and it awarded 1,297 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Princeton made $547,026 in revenue. The team has a great academic progress rate of 993, signifying that team members care about their grades.

The student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1 is a sign that students will have more opportunities to engage with their professors one-on-one. Princeton also made our overall quality list, coming in at #1.

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#4

Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

The excellent sports programs at Rider University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in New Jersey. Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 854 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Speaking financially, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Rider took home $790,755 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 989.

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#5

Monmouth University

West Long Branch, New Jersey

The excellent sports programs at Monmouth University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in New Jersey. Monmouth is located in West Long Branch, New Jersey and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,185 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Monmouth made $1,103,854 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 986.

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With a ranking of #6, New Jersey Institute of Technology did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball in New Jersey ranking. New Jersey Institute of Technology is a fairly large public school located in Newark, New Jersey that handed out 1,646 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

NJIT brought in $890,221 while tallying up $886,992 in expenses for its D1 Men’s Baseball team. Thus, the team actually made $3,229, which isn’t bad at all. The great academic progress rate of 983 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

NJIT not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #5 on our overall quality list.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus ranked #7 on this year’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball in New Jersey list. Teaneck, New Jersey is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 732 students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at FDU took home $760,440 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 954.

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#8

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, New Jersey

Saint Peter’s University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball in New Jersey ranking. Saint Peter’s University is a small private not-for-profit school located in Jersey City, New Jersey that handed out 535 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Saint Peter’s College made $359,844 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 965.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 8 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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