Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

New Jersey City University

« Back to Projects Dashboard

Top Surnames

view all


  • Dr. Barbara Suraci, Ph.D. (1936 - 2018)
    Barbara E. Suraci, 82, a resident of Blue Brook Road, passed away November 26, 2018 at her home. Barbara was born in Jersey City, NJ on August 25, 1936 the daughter of the late Robert Leigh Eilenberg a...

New Jersey City University (NJCU) is a public university in Jersey City, New Jersey. Originally chartered in 1927 as the New Jersey State Normal School, and known as Jersey City State College from 1958 to 1998, New Jersey City University consists of the School of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, and College of Professional Studies. NJCU enrolls over 8,500 students and is part of New Jersey's public system of higher education.

NJCU is organized into four colleges offering 41 undergraduate study and 27 graduate degree programs.

The largest programs of study at NJCU are psychology, nursing, early childhood education, and music. In addition, the NJCU Fire Science program is the only university-based bachelor's degree fire science program in the State of New Jersey. NJCU has a department of professional security studies that prepares students for work with agencies such as the FBI, NSA, and CIA. Historically, many students that have graduated from NJCU have become teachers from grades k-12.

The NJCU Media Arts Department is the home base and sponsor of the annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival, an international juried competition and traveling exhibition which recognizes and supports independent film, video and emerging media.