Tuition & Fees

$16,571

$28,286

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
55%
500-599
29%
400-499
2%
700-800
17%
600-699
50%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
700-800
11%
600-699
38%
500-599
43%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
56%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
30-36
28%
24-29
59%
18-23
13%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,130
Declined + 6,768
Total Received 12,898
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Public

6,955

undergraduate students

597

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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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 & 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 7,552
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)

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Ewing, NJ

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 15% of male students
 
13 sororities 13% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
55%
500-599
29%
400-499
2%
700-800
17%
600-699
50%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
700-800
11%
600-699
38%
500-599
43%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
56%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
30-36
28%
24-29
59%
18-23
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,130
Declined + 6,768
Total Received 12,898

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

Grecia Montero
Executive Director of Admission & Enrollment Management
P: 800 624-0967
F: 609 637-5174
tcnjinfo@tcnj.edu

Financial Aid

43%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,955

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $16,571
Room & board $13,536
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $31,307
Average Financial Aid - $10,955
Total with Avg. Aid $20,352

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,279,767
State $6,606,302
Institutional $7,506,475
Other external $1,949,606
Total $21,342,150

Non-need-based

Federal $3,728
State $12,500
Institutional $4,367,443
Other external $840,128
Total $5,223,799
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
October 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 609 771-2211
F: 609 637-5154
osfa@tcnj.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Wilbert Casaine
Executive Director of Financial Aid and Student Success
casainew@tcnj.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

Arena Football, Basketball, Bowling, Brazilian Jiujitsu, Circus Activities, Dance, Dance Company, Floor Hockey, Fusion Dance, Golf, Handball, Indoor Soccer, Kokikai Akido, Manhunt, Mixed Martial Arts, Racquetball, Running, Sand Volleyball, Skiing, Snowboarding, Softball, Special Olympics, Step Team, Swing Dance, Tap Dance, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Amanda V. Demartino (men's)
Executive Director Of Athletics
email

Lakitha Murray (women's)
Senior Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference
Mascot
Lion
School colors
blue and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
African American Studies
Art Education
Art History
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Nurse Leader
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Elementary Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership/Instruction
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Science
English
Family Nurse Practitioner
Health/Exercise Sciences
History
Integrative STEM
Integrative STEM Education
Interactive Multimedia
International Studies
Journalism/Professional Writing
Literacy Specialist
Marriage/Couple/Family Counseling/Therapy
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
School Counseling
School Nurse
Self-Designed Major
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Elementary Education
Special Education/Visual Disabilities
TESOL
Technology Education/Pre-Engineering
Visual Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry

7,552

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

6,955
students

Female
58%
4,001

Male
42%
2,954

8%

597
students

Female
86%
513

Male
14%
84

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

6,728
students

Female
58%
3,857

Male
42%
2,871

4%

227
students

Female
64%
144

Male
36%
83

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

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: October 15

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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
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

Stephen Schierloh
Director of International Recruitment
609 771-3293
schierls@tcnj.edu

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