About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a public university in Ewing, New Jersey. It is part of New Jersey's public system of higher education. TCNJ was established in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School. The institution was the first normal school in the state of New Jersey and the fifth in the United States. Originally located in Trenton proper, the college was moved to its present location in adjacent Ewing Township during the early to mid-1930s. Since its inception, TCNJ has undergone several name changes, the most recent being the 1996 change to its current name from Trenton State College.The institution is organized into seven schools, all of which offer bachelor's degree programs and several of which offer targeted master's degree programs. Emphasis is placed on liberal arts education via the college's general education requirements. Much of TCNJ is built in Georgian colonial revival architecture style on 289 tree-lined acres.
- Offers bachelor's, and master's degrees
- 6,850 students
- 0.24 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at The College of New Jersey
6,130 students out of 12,898 applicants were accepted into The College of New Jersey. They had an average SAT score of 1250.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at The College of New Jersey was $27,578, while for in-state students it was $16,149. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $39,521.
The average financial aid at The College of New Jersey is $6,376. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $21,202 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at The College of New Jersey
39% of undergraduate students at The College of New Jersey received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at The College of New Jersey
The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of New Jersey was of $13,201 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200.