TRENTON, NJ -- The New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education will begin awarding the first $150 million in direct support to colleges and universities in the Garden State to help offset the costs of COVID-19 responses, Gov. Murphy announced at his COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Friday.

Higher education officials will have access to an application process.

“Yesterday, I had a very productive conversation with our college and university presidents relating to the many challenges they’re facing during COVID19,” Murphy said.

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The governor said that he is committed to working in partnership with institutions of higher education to ensure they can meet their various needs.

“Our colleges and universities are among the very best in the nation, if not the world. They are a core strength of New Jersey and will play a vital role in our long-term recovery and economic growth,” Murphy said. “I am committed to seeing them stay strong.”

To receive these funds, institutions must submit an application to OSHE that outlines how institutions will use funds to cover eligible expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency between March 1 and Dec. 30, 2020. 

A breakdown of the $150 million in CRF award allocations by institution and sector follows.

Public Colleges and Universities

Kean University

$11,195,096

Montclair State University

$15,110,641

New Jersey City University

$6,930,105

New Jersey Institute of Technology

$7,247,949

Ramapo College of New Jersey

$3,670,089

Rowan University

$12,132,828

Rutgers University-Camden

$4,959,838

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Funds can be used to support New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

$29,142,450

Rutgers University-Newark

$9,896,895

Stockton University

$6,445,806

The College of New Jersey

$4,298,429

Thomas Edison State University

$7,679,703

William Paterson University of New Jersey

$8,040,171

Total Senior Public Colleges & Universities

$126,750,000

Community Colleges

Atlantic Cape Community College

$856,855

Bergen Community College

$1,925,709

Brookdale Community College

$1,603,050

Camden County College

$1,722,964

County College of Morris

$1,005,724

Essex County College

$1,450,611

Hudson County Community College

$1,622,947

Mercer County Community College

$1,144,478

Middlesex County College

$1,802,357

Ocean County College

$1,297,908

Passaic County Community College

$1,363,088

Raritan Valley Community College

$1,105,014

Rowan College at Burlington County

$1,406,784

Rowan College of South Jersey

$1,455,239

Salem Community College

$154,025

Sussex County Community College

$318,891

Union County College

$1,690,705

Warren County Community College

$323,651

Total Community Colleges

$22,250,000

Private Colleges & Universities

Bloomfield College

$45,468

Caldwell University

$41,948

Centenary University

$31,652

Drew University

$36,851

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

$57,047

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

$146,315

Felician University

$45,713

Georgian Court University

$41,806

Monmouth University

$95,179

Pillar College

$15,098

Princeton University

$0*

Rider University

$81,638

Saint Elizabeth University

$24,408

Saint Peter's University

$80,437

Seton Hall University

$162,512

Stevens Institute of Technology

$93,928

Total Independent Non-Profit Colleges

$1,000,000

*Princeton University requested their allocation be redistributed to other institutions facing greater financial need.

 

Grand Total, All Colleges

$150,000,000

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