When it comes to education, it doesn't get any better than New Jersey - which ranks #1 in Education in the country, according to CNBC's 2013 "Top States for Business." (Download CNBC map here)
In fact, New Jersey higher education institutions typically rank very highly in national evaluations. Princeton University currently ranks #1 nationally, according to US News & World Report’s annual college ranking; 7th for Biological Sciences and 21st for Engineering.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Stockton College and Seton Hall Universities also rank in the Top 100 nationally. Six out of eleven New Jersey public colleges are ranked in the Top 40 Public Colleges, with College of New Jersey ranked #1 public college in the nation.
Approximately 442,000 students are enrolled in one of New Jersey’s 63 public and private colleges and universities. (For a complete listing of colleges and universities, click here.)
From kindergarten to college diploma, when it comes to New Jersey’s school systems — the proof is in the numbers:
New Jersey Ranks First: