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IPEDS ID: 187134
OPE ID: 00264200
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The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-7718
General information:  (609) 771-1855
Website:  www.tcnj.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  7,406 (6,758 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  13 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty355498
Instructional355498
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees
In-state$14,378$14,730$15,024$15,4662.9%
Out-of-state$24,530$25,135$25,637$26,3973.0%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,998$11,343$11,677$12,4987.0%
Other$2,724$2,379$2,892$3,65626.4%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,998$11,343$11,677$12,4987.0%
Other$2,724$2,379$2,892$3,65626.4%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,570$4,670$4,568$5,93029.8%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
In-state
On Campus$29,300$29,652$30,793$32,8206.6%
Off Campus$29,300$29,652$30,793$32,8206.6%
Off Campus with Family$20,148$20,600$20,792$22,5968.7%
Out-of-state
On Campus$39,452$40,057$41,406$43,7515.7%
Off Campus$39,452$40,057$41,406$43,7515.7%
Off Campus with Family$30,300$31,005$31,405$33,5276.8%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
In-state tuition$12,510
In-state fees$3,101
Out-of-state tuition$19,728
Out-of-state fees$3,101
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,11079%————
Grant or scholarship aid62744%$6,141,158$9,795
Federal grants27119%$1,302,014$4,804
Pell grants26419%$1,212,850$4,594
Other federal grants504%$89,164$1,783
State/local government grant or scholarships23116%$1,682,509$7,284
Institutional grants or scholarships48434%$3,156,635$6,522
Student loan aid73452%$7,093,564$9,664
Federal student loans72751%$4,147,199$5,705
Other student loans19414%$2,946,365$15,187
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,71240%$24,812,398$9,149
Pell grants1,18918%$5,273,650$4,435
Federal student loans3,49652%$23,959,506$6,853
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$18,464$19,119$20,146
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$8,167$6,910$10,178
$30,001 – $48,000$11,278$11,330$13,909
$48,001 – $75,000$21,135$21,896$23,962
$75,001 – $110,000$27,090$26,655$28,477
$110,001 and more$27,280$27,541$29,265
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment7,406
Undergraduate enrollment6,758
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment249
Graduate enrollment648
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 96%
Part-time: 4%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 41%
Female: 59%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 10%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 12%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 65%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 96%
25 and over: 4%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 95%
Out-of-state: 5%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 35%
Part-time: 65%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $75
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants11,2904,9916,299
Percent admitted49%47%50%
Percent admitted who enrolled26%25%27%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT1,21484%
ACT37026%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading550640
SAT Math570670
SAT Writing550650
ACT Composite2630
ACT Math2530
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 95%
Part-time students: 67%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 81 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 85%
Transfer-out rate: 10%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 72%
6-year: 84%
8-year: 87%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 72%
6-year: 85%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 80%
Female: 88%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 85%
Black or African American: 74%
Hispanic/Latino: 75%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 87%
Two or more races: 92%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 82%
Non-resident alien: 50%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Women's Studies8-5
Category total8-5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General74--
Category total74--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting63--
Business Administration and Management, General239--
Category total302--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General73--
Category total73--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General30--
Category total30--
Education
Art Teacher Education9--
Bilingual and Multilingual Education--1
Biology Teacher Education5--
Chemistry Teacher Education1--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-30-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness6--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities--3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-94-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision--22
Educational/Instructional Technology-0-
Elementary Education and Teaching95750
English/Language Arts Teacher Education29--
History Teacher Education30--
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching14-2
Mathematics Teacher Education19--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching680-
Physics Teacher Education3--
Reading Teacher Education-31
Secondary Education and Teaching-500
Spanish Language Teacher Education6--
Special Education and Teaching, General415511
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other-7-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--50
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-37129
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education5--
Category total331351219
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering25--
Civil Engineering, General1--
Computer Engineering, General12--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16--
Engineering Science24--
Mechanical Engineering24--
Category total102--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General6914-
Category total6914-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature6--
Category total6--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--0
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-51
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse655-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--1
Category total65102
History
History, General24--
Category total24--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration48--
Category total48--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General29--
Category total29--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other10--
Category total10--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy10--
Category total10--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General31--
Physics, General10--
Category total41--
Psychology
Psychology, General107--
Category total107--
Social Sciences
Economics, General23--
International Relations and Affairs24--
Political Science and Government, General39--
Sociology29--
Category total115--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3--
Art/Art Studies, General7--
Commercial and Advertising Art19--
Intermedia/Multimedia30--
Music, General35--
Category total94--
Grand total1,538375226
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 27
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 6
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $11,947
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $12,280
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (with football) MenWomen
Baseball33
Basketball1715
Field Hockey27
Football91
Lacrosse20
Soccer2629
Softball19
Swimming and Diving2929
Tennis1310
Track and Field, Indoor5041
Track and Field, Outdoor4443
Track and Field, X-Country2319
Wrestling38
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1939 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs9/1/1988 - 4/30/2003Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs9/1/1988 - 9/5/2008Resigned
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/21/2004 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/21/2004 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1971 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1954 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession101
Drug law violations1369
Liquor law violations8711085
  • For 2013, Line b was changed from 5 to 6 because an internal review of the reporting data for 2013 revealed some corrections were needed.
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession101
Drug law violations256
Liquor law violations516151
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible14
Rape3
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault012
Burglary4121
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible14
Rape2
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault001
Burglary2100
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate1.4%1.3%1.7%
Number in default191721
Number in repayment1,2941,2851,221
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)