PO Box 7718, 2000 Pennington Road Ewing, NJ 08628-0718 609-771-2131
http://tcnj.pages.tcnj.edu/about/ admiss@vm.tcnj.edu
About College of New Jersey
  • Year of Foundation 1855
  • Size of Campus 289 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,895
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 6%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,980 in-state, $18,726 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $10,358
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 6,197
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton Review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Spirit Week, Multicultural STEP Show, Mystique of the EAST, TCNJ Later Nighter, Senior Week
  • Percent students who are frat members 12%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice), Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Blue Key Honor Society, Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling), Gamma Sigma Epsilon (Chemistry), Golden Key Honor Soci
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, GOSPEL CHOIR MINISTRIES, CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRIES, JEWISH STUDENT UNION, ISLAMIC SOCIETY, PRESBYTERIAN CAMPUS MINISTRIES, BAHA'I CAMPUS ASSOC. OF TCNJ, PROTESTANT FELLOWSHIP
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Union Latina, African American Cultural Awareness, Jewish Student Union, Caribbean American Student Assoc. , Asian American Association, Minority Association For Pre-Health Students, National Assoc. Of
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Setting Suburban
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train TRENTON (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus TRENTON (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport PHILADELPHIA (40), TRENTON (3)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 69%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 65%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 27
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 26%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 29,710
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Museums ART GALLERYMUSIC & PERFORMANCE HALL
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 399,989
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Historical Textbook Collection
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,503
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 520
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number of e-books 3,549
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 160
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 552,556
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,000
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 29%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs MERRILL LYNCH, MERCER COUNTY NEW JERSEY SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY, JOHNSON & JOHNSON, NVR, INC., ERNST & YOUNG, COMMERCE BANK
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 1 year 16%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,492
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 80%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rutgers University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years 4%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Princeton University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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