50%

Acceptance Rate

$10,335

Avg.Financial Aid

002642

FAFSA Code

About The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,686

Website

www.tcnj.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

The College of New Jersey is a public university located in Ewing, NJ. The College of New Jersey covers an area of 289 acres. It was in 1855 when the The College of New Jersey was founded. Notably, the official colors of the university are blue & gold. In addition to over 7,189 undergraduate students, TCNJ also boasts of over 632 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 7,340. The school has a total of 821 (347 full time, 474 adjunct) academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, The College of New Jersey has an ethnically diverse student population. At TCNJ around 62% are white, 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 12% are Asian. And, at the university, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Robert F. Stockton (Politician, Soldier), Joseph A. Mussomeli (Diplomat), Holly Black (Editor, Novelist), and James Florio (Politician) in its 165 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 123 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), and CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs). $32 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the The College of New Jersey.

Location & Contact

Address

2000 Pennington Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6097711855
Fax:
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The College of New Jersey has been ranked at the 149th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

50%

SAT Range

1160 - 1350

ACT Range

25 - 30

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to TCNJ is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. To kickstart the admission process at TCNJ, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $75. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1160-1360 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 25 might also given admission but the average ACT score at The College of New Jersey is 27. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-7718. They can also call them at (609) 771-1855.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,414

Average Annual Cost

$12,947

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$3,604

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,617

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,624

Total One Year Cost

$34,992

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to TCNJ. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $42,082. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

93%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,434

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

248 Graduates

Psychology, General

115 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

112 Graduates

Biology, General

99 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

96 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

78 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

73 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

67 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

64 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

61 Graduates

Mathematics

60 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

56 Graduates

History

47 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

45 Graduates

Political Science and Government

37 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

31 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

30 Graduates

Journalism

24 Graduates

Civil Engineering

23 Graduates

Sociology

23 Graduates

Music

22 Graduates

Chemistry

20 Graduates

Physics

20 Graduates

Educational Administration and Supe...

19 Graduates

Economics

16 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

16 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

16 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

15 Graduates

Computer Engineering

10 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Public Health

7 Graduates

Engineering Science

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,048

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

17%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

4% Unknown

6% Black

13% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

12% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

94%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$86,753 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

58%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,239/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,379/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,379/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lion

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

327

Total Female Athletes

274

Intramural Sports

26

Sports Club

28

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by TCNJ. At TCNJ, $14,048 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at TCNJ costs around $4,379 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 43% male and 57% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$49,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,382

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$201 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,335

Students Receiving Federal Grants

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,733

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,474

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,757

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$21,428

$30K - $48K

$18,882

$48K - $75K

$9,212

$75K - $110K

$3,696

> $110K

$2,138

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$24,240,828

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,140,174

The financial aid department of The College of New Jersey helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at The College of New Jersey is around $7,382 and the federal grant is $5,088. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $7,750 as well as institutional aid worth $7,382. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at TCNJ based on students' financial needs add up to $24,240,828 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $5,140,174.

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