New Jersey State Facts and History

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New Jersey state flag

New Jersey Quick Facts

State Symbol of New Jersey

State AnimalHorse
State BirdEastern goldfinch
State BugHoneybee
State DanceSquare dance
State DinosaurHadrosaurus foulkii
State FishBrook trout
State FlowerPurple violet
State FruitBlueberry
State MottoLiberty and prosperity
State NicknameGarden State
State ShellKnobbed whelk
State ShipThe A. J. Meerwald
State TreeRed oak

Sports Teams

  • NFL: New York Giants, New York Jets
  • NHL: New Jersey Devils
  • MLS: New York Red Bulls

College & Universities

Academy of Massage TherapyGibbs CollegePC Age-Jersey City
Adult & Continuing Education-BCTSGloucester County CollegePC Tech Learning Center
Allied Medical and Technical InstituteHarris School of Business-Cherry Hill CampusPennco Tech-Blackwood
Anthem Institute-Jersey CityHarris School of Business-Voorhees CampusPerformance Training
Artistic Academy of Hair DesignHarrison Career Institute-CliftonPrinceton Theological Seminary
Assumption College for SistersHarrison Career Institute-DelranPrinceton University
Atlantic Beauty & Spa Academy LLCHarrison Career Institute-DeptfordPrism Career Institute-Cherry Hill
Atlantic Cape Community CollegeHarrison Career Institute-EwingRabbi Jacob Joseph School
Atlantic County Vocational Technical SchoolHarrison Career Institute-Jersey CityRabbinical College of America
Berdan InstituteHarrison Career Institute-OakhurstRamapo College of New Jersey
Bergen Community CollegeHarrison Career Institute-South OrangeRaritan Valley Community College
Berkeley College-Woodland ParkHarrison Career Institute-VinelandRider University
Beth Medrash GovohaHealthcare Training InstituteRizzieri Aveda School for Beauty and Wellness
Bloomfield CollegeHelma Institute of Massage TherapyRobert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield
Brookdale Community CollegeHohokus School of Trade and Technical SciencesRobert Fiance Beauty Schools-Perth Amboy
Burlington County CollegeHohokus School-RETS NutleyRobert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York
Caldwell CollegeHoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical SciencesRoman Academy of Beauty Culture
Camden County CollegeHoly Name Medical Center School of NursingRowan University
Capri Institute of Hair Design-BrickHudson County Community CollegeRutgers the State University Central Office
Capri Institute of Hair Design-CliftonInstitute for Therapeutic MassageRutgers University-Camden
Capri Institute of Hair Design-KenilworthJoe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic ArtRutgers University-New Brunswick
Capri Institute of Hair Design-ParamusKatharine Gibbs School – PiscatawayRutgers University-Newark
Capri Institute of Hair Design-SuccasunnaKean UniversitySaint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing
Centenary CollegeKeyskills LearningSaint Peter’s College
Central Career Institute LLCLincoln Technical Institute-EdisonSalem Community College
Charles E Gregory School of NursingLincoln Technical Institute-MahwahSanford-Brown Institute-Iselin
College of Saint ElizabethLincoln Technical Institute-MoorestownSeton Hall University
Concorde School of Hair Design-BloomfieldLincoln Technical Institute-ParamusShore Academy
Concorde School of Hair Design-Ocean TownshipLincoln Technical Institute-South PlainfieldSomerset Christian College
Cooper Health System Center for Allied Health EducationLincoln Technical Institute-UnionSomerset County Technology Institute
Cortiva Institute-Somerset School of Massage TherapyMercer County Community CollegeSt Francis Medical Center-School of Radiologic Technology
County College of MorrisMiddlesex County CollegeStar Career Academy-Egg Harbor
Cumberland County CollegeMonmouth County Vocational School DistrictStar Career Academy-Newark
DeVry University-New JerseyMonmouth UniversityStar Career Academy–Brick
Divers Academy InternationalMontclair State UniversityStenoTech Career Institute-Fairfield
Dover Business CollegeMorris County Vocational School DistrictStevens Institute of Technology
Drake College of Business-ElizabethMountainside Hospital School of NursingSussex County Community College
Drew UniversityMuhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of ImagingTalmudical Academy-New Jersey
duCret School of ArtsMuhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of NursingTeterboro School of Aeronautics
Eastern International College-Jersey CityNatural Motion Institute of Hair DesignThe College of New Jersey
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional MedicineNew Brunswick Theological SeminaryThe Institute for Health Education
Eastwick CollegeNew Community Workforce Development CenterThe Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Empire Beauty School-BordentownNew Jersey City UniversityThe Stuart School
Empire Beauty School-Cherry HillNew Jersey Institute of TechnologyThomas Edison State College
Empire Beauty School-Laurel SpringsOcean County CollegeUnion County College
Essex County CollegeOcean County Vocational-Technical SchoolUnion County Vocational Technical School
European Academy of Cosmetology-UnionOmega InstituteUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at FlorhamP B Cosmetology Education CenterUniversity of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan CampusParisian Beauty SchoolWarren County Community College
Felician CollegePassaic County Community CollegeWilliam Paterson University of New Jersey
Georgian Court UniversityPC Age-Edison

Popular Tourist Attractions

  1. Ellis Island
  2. Kingda Ka
  3. PNC Bank Arts Center
  4. George Washington Bridge
  5. Liberty Science Center
  6. Adventure Aquarium
  7. Turtle Back Zoo
  8. Grounds for Sculpture
  9. Liberty State Park
  10. Storybook Land
  11. Cape May Zoo
  12. Tear Drop Memorial
  13. Atlantic City Boardwalk
  14. Long Beach Island
  15. The Mills at Jersey Gardens

Famous Natives and Residents

NameProfession
Bud AbbottComedian
Charles AddamsCartoonist
Edwin AldrinAstronaut
Count BasieBand leader;
Joan BennettActress;
Jon Bon Jovimusician;
Zach Braff actor,director;
William J. Brennanjurist;
Aaron Burrpolitical leader;
James Fenimore Coopernovelist;
Lou Costellocomedian;
Stephen Cranewriter;
Helen Gahagan Douglasrepresentative;
Allen Ginsbergpoet;
William Frederick Halsey,Jr. admiral;
Alfred Joyce Kilmerpoet;
Ernie Kovacscomedian;
Jerry Lewiscomedian and film director;
Anne Morrow Lindberghauthor;
Norman Mailernovelist;
Patricia McBrideballerina;
Richard Nixonpresident;
Dorothy Parkerauthor;
Paul Robesonsinger and actor;
Philip Rothnovelist;
Ruth St. Denisdancer and choreographer;
Antonin Scaliajurist;
H. Norman Schwarzkopfgeneral;
Frank Sinatrasinger and actor;
Bruce Springsteenmusician;
Alfred Stieglitzphotographer;
Albert Payson Terhunejournalist and novelist;
Sarah Vaughansinger;
William Carlos Williamsphysician and poet;
Bruce Willisactor;
Edmund Wilson literarycritic and author.

Famous Actors And Actresses

  1. Michael Douglas
  2. Bebe Neuwirth
  3. Paul Rudd
  4. Kevin Spacey
  5. Meryl Streep

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