About The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.