The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that is consistently recognized as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ maintains the seventh highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. It is ranked by Money as one of the top 15 public colleges “most likely to pay off financially,” and U.S. News & World Report rates it the No. 1 public institution among regional universities in the northeast.
The College of New Jersey is a public, state college in the suburb of Ewing, New Jersey. TCNJ was founded in 1855. The college enrolls around 7,637 students per year, including 6,959 undergraduate students.
It is very difficult to get into TCNJ. The acceptance rate at TCNJ is 62%. Out of 10,392 applications received in 2022, 6,444 students were offered admission.
|The College of New Jersey Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||62%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||79%|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||42%|
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The College of New Jersey is locatedin the town of Ewing, New Jersey, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
If you would like to see TCNJ for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Ewing, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what The College of New Jersey and Ewing are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to TCNJ is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to TCNJ is Feb 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at TCNJ is like? There are approximately 7,637 students enrolled at TCNJ, including 6,959 undergraduate students and 678 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from NJ and 5% percent of students are from other states.
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