Northern New Jersey National College Fair

Colleges are Eager to Meet High School Students Virtually

 

The Spring 2021 National College Fairs have been transitioned to a Virtual Platform. With in-person events limited across the country, college admissions offices are eager to connect with sophomores, juniors and seniors who are looking toward postsecondary education. 

 

Virtual College Fairs, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), are a timesaving opportunity for students and parents to gather a lot of information in one day. College admissions representatives will be online to answer key questions ranging from acceptance policies to student–faculty ratio. 

 

NACAC’s Virtual College Fairs are one-day events that are free to attend. These interactive events are designed with the mobile user in mind. Students can login from their phones or computers. Students and parents are invited to attend one or all of these online events. 

 

More than 600 college and university representatives will be online and available to answer questions. Students and parents will also be able to schedule one-on-one virtual meetings. Students can sign up for a Virtual College Fair at virtualcollegefairs.org. 

 

 
NACAC Virtual College Fairs 

NJACAC Virtual College Fairs 

While many students have adapted to learning online via video conferencing, or an in-person/remote hybrid model, they should continue to prepare for what happens after graduation. Students should take this opportunity to reach out to their college counselors. Guidance office personnel are working hard to make sure students have the tools they need to search for the right college. 

 

Students should ask their counselors about virtual events in their community. Colleges are looking forward to connecting with students and their parents during these online events. 

 

 
Other Online Resources 

Students and parents may visit multiple campuses using these links: 

 

 
Military Options 

Many recruiting stations are closed for personal visits, but are still available to discuss your future in the military. You may ask a recruiter about education programs such as R.O.T.C., the military academies, the Post 9/11-GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. Serving in the military is not only an honor but can be a great way to finance your education. 

 

Whether a student is thinking about a community college vs. a four-year college, public vs. private, in- state vs. out-of state, a career in the military, a gap year, or getting a job after high school, now is the time to start preparing for the future. 

 

Read through this issue of College Fair Guide. There are many articles, charts, useful hints and items of information which will be helpful to you. The more pre- pared you are for these Virtual Fairs, the more you’ll get out of them. 

Event Sponsor:

National Association for College Admission Counseling

1050 North Highland Street

Arlington, VA 22201

Phone:703-836-2222

Email: info@nacacnet.org

Website: www.nacacnet.org

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Featured Schools

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Featured Schools
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Alvernia University

400 St Bernardine St, Reading, PA 19607, USA

Alvernia University is a private Franciscan Roman Catholic university in Reading, Pennsylvania. Once known as Alvernia College, the school gained university status in 2008.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

2176

$53k

Avg Cost After Aid

$27k

Acceptance Rate

68%

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American Musical and Dramatic Academy

211 W 61st St, New York, NY 10023

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a private college conservatory for the performing arts located in New York City and Los Angeles, California. The conservatory offers both Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees and two-year Certificates in Professional Performance.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

1515

$56K

Avg Cost After Aid

$40K

Acceptance Rate

24%

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Caldwell University

120 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006

Caldwell University is a Catholic liberal arts university in Caldwell, New Jersey founded in 1939 by the Sisters of St. Dominic.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

1596

$50K

Avg Cost After Aid

$23K

Acceptance Rate

64%

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Felician University

1 Felician Way, Rutherford, NJ 07070

Felician University is a private Roman Catholic university in New Jersey. It has two campuses, one in Lodi and one in Rutherford.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

1616

$51K

Avg Cost After Aid

$18K

Acceptance Rate

79%

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Hofstra University

1000 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY 11549

The largest private college on Long Island, New York, Hofstra University offers about 160 undergraduate programs and about 165 graduate degree programs.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

6783

$63K

Avg Cost After Aid

$32K

Acceptance Rate

65%

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Imperial College of London

Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2BU, United Kingdom

Imperial College London is a public research university in London. Imperial grew out of Prince Albert's vision of an area for culture, including the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial Institute, numerous museums, and the Royal Colleges that would go on to form the college.

Type

Public

Students

Tuition

19000

Avg Cost After Aid

Acceptance Rate

14.3%

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Manhattan College

4513 Manhattan College Pkwy, The Bronx, NY 10471

Manhattan College is a Lasallian Catholic institution founded in 1853 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, a teaching order started by Saint John Baptist de La Salle, patron saint of teachers.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

2200

$62K

Avg Cost After Aid

$31K

Acceptance Rate

72%

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New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

New York Institute of Technology offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

3619

$54K

Avg Cost After Aid

$22K

Acceptance Rate

77%

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Niagara University

5795 Lewiston Rd, Niagara University, NY 14109

Niagara University is a private Catholic university in the Vincentian tradition in Lewiston in Niagara County, New York. It is run by the Congregation of the Mission. Niagara has 3,300 undergraduate students in 50 academic programs.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

2902

$49K

Avg Cost After Aid

$19K

Acceptance Rate

84%

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Rockland Community College

145 College Rd, Suffern, NY 10901

Rockland Community College is a public community college in Ramapo, New York. It is part of the State University of New York. The college, established in 1959, became the 18th community college to join the SUNY system. The college offers 51 programs and offers associate degrees and certificates.

Type

Public

Students

Tuition

5595

$20K

Avg Cost After Aid

$9K

Acceptance Rate

Open

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SUNY Oswego

7060 NY-104, Oswego, NY 13126

State University of New York at Oswego is a public college in the City of Oswego and Town of Oswego, New York. It has two campuses: historic lakeside campus in Oswego and Metro Center in Syracuse, New York.

Type

Public

Students

Tuition

7090

$24K

Avg Cost After Aid

$15K

Acceptance Rate

54%

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St. Thomas Aquinas College

125 NY-340, Sparkill, NY 10976

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a private liberal arts college in Sparkill, New York. The college is named after the medieval philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas. It was founded by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, whose headquarters are in the town.

Type

Private

Students

Tuition

1114

$49K

Avg Cost After Aid

$21K

Acceptance Rate

78%

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West Chester University

700 S High St, West Chester, PA 19383, USA

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a public university in Chester County, Pennsylvania. WCU is the largest of the 14 state universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the sixth largest university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Type

Public

Students

Tuition

17719

11k

Avg Cost After Aid

11k

Acceptance Rate

75%