Tuition & Fees

$15,793

$26,971

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
40%
500-599
44%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
15%
600-699
49%
500-599
32%
400-499
3%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
24%
24-29
61%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
19%
24-29
62%
18-23
18%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,356
Declined + 5,581
Total Received 10,937
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Public

6,743

undergraduate students

666

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 2519
ACT 2614

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School Facts

College of New Jersey was founded in 1855 as a public college. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Communications, Business, Culture & Society, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Health & Exercise Science, and Science. Its 289-acre, suburban campus is located in Ewing, NJ, near Princeton and Trenton and Bucks County, PA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,409
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Ewing, NJ

289-acre campus in Ewing Township (population: 35,707), six miles from Trenton. Air, bus, and train serve Trenton/Mercer County; major airport serves Philadelphia (35 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 14% of male students
 
13 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
49%
Top 1/4
85%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
40%
500-599
44%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
15%
600-699
49%
500-599
32%
400-499
3%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
24%
24-29
61%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
19%
24-29
62%
18-23
18%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,356
Declined + 5,581
Total Received 10,937

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Lisa Angeloni
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 624-0967
F: 609 637-5174
tcnjinfo@tcnj.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,793
Room & board $12,881
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $29,874
Average Financial Aid - $11,106
Total with Avg. Aid $18,768

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,106

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,557,849
State $6,993,189
Institutional $7,578,309
Other external $1,685,657
Total $21,815,004

Non-need-based

Federal $3,708
State $27,500
Institutional $4,748,277
Other external $818,992
Total $5,598,477

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Lion
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Art
Art Education
Art History
Biology
Biology/Secondary Education
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Physics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminology/Criminal Justice Studies
Digital Arts
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Education of the Deaf/Hearing Impaired
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Science
English
English/Secondary Education
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Health Education
Health/Exercise Sciences
History
Interactive Multimedia
International Studies
Marriage/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Science/Secondary Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
School Counseling
Secondary Education/Biology
Secondary Education/Chemistry
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/History
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Secondary Education/Physics
Secondary Education/Spanish
Social Studies/Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
TESOL
Technology Education
Technology/Secondary Education
Urban Education
Visual Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

91%

6,743
students

Female
57%
3,875

Male
43%
2,868

Graduate

9%

666
students

Female
83%
555

Male
17%
111

undergraduateFull-time

96%

6,482
students

Female
58%
3,709

Male
42%
2,773

undergraduatePart-time

4%

261
students

Female
64%
166

Male
36%
95

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Australia
Great Britain
India
Japan
Nigeria
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Grecia Montero
Director of Admissions
609 771-2132
montero@tcnj.edu

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