Association Staff

Michael W. Klein, JD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

Barbara Berreski, Esq.
Government & Legal Affairs

Paul R. Shelly
Communications & Marketing

Patricia A. Stearman
Budget & Administration

Support Staff:

Charlene R. Pipher

Executive Assistant

Pamela J. Hersh
Policy Research/
Relations Assistant
Contact Info
New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities
150 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608

Phone: (609) 989-1100
Fax: (609) 989-7017

NJ Higher Education Fast Facts

Student Population
Total students, Fall 2012 107,964
Total undergraduate students, Fall 2012 93,844
Students residing on campus, Fall 2012 22,302
Total graduate and professional students, Fall 2012 14,120
Total undergraduate students (full/part-time) by race/ethnicity/origin* Fall 2008:  
  White (Caucasian) 55%  
  Hispanic 16%  
  Black (African-American) 12%  
  Asian/Pacific Islander 6%  
  Native American 0.2%  
  Race Unspecified 8%  
  Foreign 1.1%  
  Two or more races (new category) 1.7%  
* (The Association acknowledges that these categories overlap and that many students do not identify themselves as being of a single racial or ethnic group.
Total undergraduate student population by gender, Fall 2012:
  Women 55%
  Men 45%

Academic Awards  
Total degrees awarded, Academic Year 2011-2012:
Bachelor's (about 45% of state's total) 18,511  
Master's 3,735  
Associate's 677  
Doctoral 71  

Estimated state college alumni   558,413
(Figure double-counts individuals who got degrees from more than one state college/university)
Estimated alumni known to reside in New Jersey   412,480
(Actual figure may be significantly higher.)

Faculty & Staff    
Total full-time faculty at eight traditional institutions (Academic Year 11-12) 2,778
Number of employees (combined full/part-time, excluding adjuncts) 9,769

FY 2012 Estimated aggregate general obligations budgets $1,666,883,000
(excluding state-paid employee benefits)  
FY 2012 Aggregate direct state adjusted appropriations $252,174,000
(excludes state-paid employee benefits  
State grants/scholarships received FY 2012* $84,616,504
NJCLASS Program loans made to state college/university students, FY 2012* $43,958,104
*Sources: NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA); Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)