New Jersey's schools are among the best in the nation with many options for private schools including some of the county's top preparatory schools. Beyond high school, New Jersey houses 20 public and private four-year colleges, 21 public two-year colleges, 2 engineering schools, 1 medical college, 2 dental colleges and 6 theological colleges. Among these numbers are the prestigious Princeton and Rutgers Universities, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Stevens Institute of Technology.
Princeton and Rutgers Universities are among the nation's oldest universities. New Jersey is also home to the following institutions, which grant bachelor's or advanced degrees: Bloomfield College; Caldwell College; Centenary College; Drew University; Fairleigh Dickinson University; Felician College; Georgian Court College; Jersey City State College; Kean College of New Jersey; Monmouth University; Montclair State University; The College of New Jersey; The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; New Jersey Institute of Technology and Princeton Theological Seminary.