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Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

Other NJ Higher Education Entities

  • Accreditation and "Diploma Mill" Resources Links to databases and information from the US Department of Education, the Federal Trade Commission, NJ Statutes and Regulations, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council (AGMEC) The council was established pursuant to P.L.1977, c.390 (C.18A:64H-1 et seq.) for the purpose of making recommendations for the support, through federal, State and private funds, of graduate medical education programs in private nonprofit and public hospitals in the State, and for the development and implementation of new graduate medical education programs to meet the needs of the citizens of the State.
  • Comprehensive State-Wide Transfer Agreement (Adopted by the NJ Presidents’ Council – September 22, 2008)
  • Governor's School of New Jersey The Governor's School of New Jersey is a unique summer program committed to meeting the educational needs of academically talented high school students who have completed their junior year. Emphasis is placed on problem solving of complex issues that exist on a local, state, national, and international level, and leadership training. The Governor's School is an intensive residential learning experience held on two college campuses in New Jersey.
  • NJ Educational Facilities Authority(EFA) EFA was created in 1968 to help public and private colleges and universities in New Jersey finance the construction, improvement, acquisition and refinancing of various capital projects. In 1999, the Authority was authorized to help finance capital improvements at qualified public libraries.
  • NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) providing students and families with the financial and informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high school.
  • NJ Presidents' Council The New Jersey Presidents' Council was created in 1994 as part of The Higher Education Restructuring Act. It is an advisory body made up of the presidents (who serve ex officio) of all public institutions of higher education, those independent institutions that receive State aid, and 3 proprietary, degree-granting institutions.
  • NJ Office of Administrative Law Higher Education and Educational Opportunity Fund Regulatory Proposals
  • NJ Transfer The website that helps you transfer community college courses in the state of New Jersey.
  • NJEDge.Net NJEDge.Net is a non-profit consortium developed as part of the state plan for higher education. The consortium was designed to support NJ’s institutions of higher education in their pursuit of excellence. The mission of NJEDge.Net is to provide collaborative resources and networked information services to its members and affiliates in support of education; research and development; outreach and public service; as well as economic development throughout the state. In providing a statewide network infrastructure, NJEDge.Net establishes standards for interoperability, achieves economies of scale and supports new and emerging technology-enabled forms of interinstitutional collaboration among members and affiliates.
  • NJHERC - The New Jersey Higher Education Recruitment Consortium An association of educational institutions whose purpose is to promote awareness of employment opportunities with participating members.
  • NJHEPS - NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability A consortium of 37 New Jersey higher education institutions; the mission of NJHEPS is to transform the higher education community to consistently practice sustainability and to more effectively contribute to the world’s emerging understanding of sustainability, through teaching, research, outreach, operations, and community life.
  • NJ Transfer
  • Troops to College Website The Troops to College Program is designed to make veterans aware of the higher education options available at New Jersey’s public colleges and universities.
  • VALE - Virtual Academic Library Environment VALE seeks to provide a seamless network of access to shared electronic academic information resources throughout the state of New Jersey.

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Other Links:

  • New Jersey Department of Education Preschool through 12th grade education and private vocational schools
    • NJHire The New Jersey Department of Education's free education recruitment website, NJHire uses the most advanced education and networking technology to provide information and recruitment services for the education community.
  • New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Educational Resource Directory The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program serve as business advisors and technical experts to New Jersey manufacturing companies, providing this resource to assist manufacturers in training their employees.
  • New Jersey Next Stop.org Njnextstop.org tells you what skills you will need to be in demand in New Jersey industries. The research focuses on New Jersey industries, but most of the skill and job information applies to occupations wherever they are located. The website allows you to match your skills and interests with occupations that will be highly marketable when you are ready to enter the workforce.

Federal & National Resources:

  • U.S. Department of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) formulates Federal postsecondary education policy and administers programs that address critical national needs in support of our mission to increase access to quality postsecondary education.
  • The Education Commission of the States ECS is an interstate compact created in 1965 to improve public education by facilitating the exchange of information, ideas and experiences among state policymakers and education leaders.

Last Updated: Friday, 03/04/22