The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ

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The College of New Jersey, a public institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Ewing, New Jersey, the campus resides in a suburban setting for students to study in. TCNJ has a yearly student enrollment of nearly seven thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs TCNJ offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • English Language And Literature

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken to apply to The College of New Jersey. Scores between 24 - 29 on the ACT or 1690 - 1990 on the SAT are needed to increase your chances for acceptance. Roughly 50% of all applicant were accepted at The College of New Jersey, with 29% of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay close to $15,000, while out-of-state residents pay $26,000 per year. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is approximately $8,500. Some students at TCNJ may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for TCNJ is the "Lions", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants The College of New Jersey accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at The College of New Jersey is about 7,400, where graduate students make up roughly 20% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $20,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $75 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $11,000-$13,000
    • Out-of-State: $22,000-$26,170
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $390-$460 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $770-$930 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships44%$9,795
Receiving Student Loans52%$9,664

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, The College of New Jersey may provide student services including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

With a high graduation rate of around 84%, The College of New Jersey is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years72%
Graduating in 5 Years10%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

TCNJ is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences


    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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