New Jersey City University Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus NJCU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the New Jersey City University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the NJCU campus. If so, you can search for off campus New Jersey City University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although New Jersey City University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
NJCU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Jersey City , New Jersey. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the NJCU Knights games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus NJCU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search New Jersey City University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
Average Apartment Rent in Jersey City
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Apartments in Jersey City - View 36 properties
Jersey City, New Jersey, 07304
3 Bedrooms$1,750 - $1,875
Jersey City, New Jersey, 07304
3 Bedrooms$1,700 - $1,875
Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,965 - $2,545
2 Bedrooms$2,580 - $3,665
3 Bedrooms$3,850 - $5,235
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How is the public transportation system in Jersey City?
Jersey City has great public transportation and a bunch of choices. The bus service is very good around town, and to get into Manhattan, you've got the choice of the PATH train, buses or water taxis or ferries. It just all depends on where you're going to work out which one is best, but getting to the financial center via water is an amazing view.
What's the best restaurant near Historic Downtown?
With an excellent beer and wine selection, a creative cocktail list, a friendly staff, and delicious menu, it's no wonder Majestic is the most popular nightspot in Historic Downtown Jersey City. The décor is warm and the ambiance relaxed, with candlelit tables and plush seats, and even outdoor seating during the warmer months. Majestic hosts a variety of fun goings-on throughout the week including a board game night, bingo night, and movie night, as well as live music and djs on the weekends. Be sure to try one of Majestic's famed mojitos, or the lychee martini- made with pureed lychee and served with a fresh lychee dropped right in the glass!
Why should I move to Jersey City?
Jersey City is New Jersey's second largest city. Jersey City lies across the Hudson from its larger, more glamorous counterpart, New York City. If you work in New York City or want to take advantage of the culture but can't afford the high prices there, living in Jersey City would provide both proximity and affordability. It's also just a 10-minute drive from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), so it's a good choice for those who fly often.
Is Jersey City a family-friendly town?
Based on safety alone, Jersey City is a fairly family-friendly town. With an overall crime rate of 41 per 1,000 residents, Jersey City has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average when compared to other communities of similar population size. As far as schools are concerned, however, Jersey City fares very poorly. Public education is primarily provided by the Jersey City School District. Comprising 40 schools serving over 28,000 students, this district was rated better than just 4.1 percent of school districts in New Jersey and 15.1 percent of school districts in the nation.
Does Jersey City have a good school system?
No. Public education in Jersey City is primarily provided by the Jersey City School District. Comprising 40 schools serving over 28,000 students, this district was rated better than 4.1 percent of school districts in New Jersey and 15.1 percent of school districts in the country. However, Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School was the top-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2006 cover story on the state's Top Public High Schools and was selected as 15th best high school in the United States by Newsweek in 2005. In addition, Jersey City has a number of charter schools serving , and there are also several private schools in the area.
What does everyone in Jersey City do for fun in their spare time and on weekends?
Located just across the Hudson, many Jersey City residents venture into New York City at night and on the weekend to take advantage of the city's culinary and cultural opportunities, as well as its unparalleled nightlife. As a large enough city in its own right, however, Jersey City has plenty of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and stores to keep its occupants entertained. For those that prefer spending time outdoors, Jersey City also has a few options. Within the city limits are Lincoln Park and Liberty State Park, while larger parks outside of Jersey City include South Mountain Reservation, West Essex Park, and Great Piece Meadows.
Are there better areas to live in as far as crime rate is concerned
The Waterfront by the Hudson River, the Liberty Park area, Journal Square and the West Side generally have lower crime rates than some other parts of the city.