The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$16,922

$28,901

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
54%
500-599
30%
400-499
2%
700-800
19%
600-699
47%
500-599
31%
400-499
1%
30-36
30%
24-29
53%
18-23
15%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,785
Declined 6,840
Total Received 13,625
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Public

7,048

undergraduate students

638

graduate students

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Location

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 and 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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,686
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational

289-acre campus in Ewing Township (population: 36,549), six miles from Trenton. Air, bus, and train serve Trenton/Mercer County; major airport serves Philadelphia (35 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • College Union Board
  • Inter-Greek Council
  • The Signal

Top Events

  • Homecoming Spirit Week
  • Funival
  • TCNJ Late Nighter
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
97%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
54%
500-599
30%
400-499
2%
700-800
19%
600-699
47%
500-599
31%
400-499
1%
30-36
30%
24-29
53%
18-23
15%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,785
Declined 6,840
Total Received 13,625

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
academic GPA
racial/ethnic status
work experience

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,088

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,238
Room & board $14,047.61
Additional fees $3,684.07
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,676
Total $34,845.68
Average Financial Aid - $5,088
Total with Avg. Aid $29,757.68

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bowling, cheerleading, crew, dance team, fencing, field hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball,

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminology
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Intermedia/Multimedia
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Urban Education and Leadership
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

7,686

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

7,048
students

Female
57%
4,044

Male
43%
3,004

8%

638
students

Female
82%
521

Male
18%
117

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

6,823
students

Female
58%
3,904

Male
42%
2,919

4%

225
students

Female
63%
140

Male
37%
85

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 93%
Student 4 year graduation rate 76%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

233

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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