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The College of New Jersey – Ewing, NJ

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About The College of New Jersey

Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, The College of New Jersey is a highly selective public residential college focusing on the undergraduate experience.  Seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Culture and Society; Education; Engineering; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Science offer more than 50 liberal arts and professional programs.

As a highly selective institution, TCNJ seeks those students with  the greatest potential to benefit from and contribute to the superb academic community on campus.  Special scholarship consideration will be afforded to Venture Scholars, National Achievement Semi-finalists, and National Hispanic Recognition Scholars.

As TCNJ is a Common App-exclusive school, all prospective students must apply online at www.commonapp.org.  For additional information regarding our institution, please visit www.tcnj.edu.



Basic Information
Institution Type Public
School Size Medium (2,000 - 15,000 students)
Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation No Preference or affiliation
Student Body
Acceptance Rate 25% - 50%
Out of State Students Less than 25%
Single Sex or Co-ed? Co-educational
Underrepresented Students 20% - 25%
Accomodations for Students with Disabilities Services for the hearing impaired
Services for the learning disabled
Services for students with speech and communication disorders
Services for the visually impaired
Wheelchair access
Athletics Division III Teams
Intramural Programs
Applying to The College of New Jersey
Average High School GPA N/A
Average SAT: Mathematics 650
Average SAT: Critical Reading 650
Average SAT: Writing N/A
Average ACT Composite 29
Required Test Either the SAT or the ACT is required.
Essay Required
Interview Not Required
Financial Information
In-state Tuition $15,000 - $19,999
Out-of-state Tuition $25,000 - $29,999
Academic Information
Degrees BS/MD
Nursing MA
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Masters
Specific Programs Accelerated Study
Student employment services
Double Major
Student designed major
English as a Second Language
Study abroad
Honors Program
Teacher certification
Independent Study
Work-study program
Internships
Research Opportunities
ROTC
View Programs and Majors at The College of New Jersey
Open Houses
Event Name Lions Day Open House
Web Site https://admissions.tcnj.edu/visit/lions-day-open-houses/
Dates Saturday September 17, 2016
Description

Our exciting Lions Day events will begin at 10 a.m. and will  provide our guests fresh opportunities to discover TCNJ. Come learn about our community as our Deans and Assistant Deans share exciting news about their academic programs! Come walk alongside our Student Ambassadors and venture through our campus!

TCNJ’s Lions Day offers a day of programming designed to meet a variety of interests for prospective students and their families. In addition to admissions presentations and campus tours, you will also have opportunities to talk directly with faculty and staff, to see where students meet for recreation, and to witness what the TCNJ community is all about.

Application Process

You may pre-register for these events by visiting:

http://admissions.pages.tcnj.edu/visit

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713012
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Event Name Lions Day Open House
Web Site https://admissions.tcnj.edu/visit/lions-day-open-houses/
Dates Sunday October 16, 2016
Description

Our exciting Lions Day events will begin at 10 a.m. and will  provide our guests fresh opportunities to discover TCNJ. Come learn about our community as our Deans and Assistant Deans share exciting news about their academic programs! Come walk alongside our Student Ambassadors and venture through our campus!

TCNJ’s Lions Day offers a day of programming designed to meet a variety of interests for prospective students and their families. In addition to admissions presentations and campus tours, you will also have opportunities to talk directly with faculty and staff, to see where students meet for recreation, and to witness what the TCNJ community is all about.

Application Process

You may pre-register for these events by visiting:

http://admissions.pages.tcnj.edu/visit

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713012
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Event Name Lions Day Open House
Web Site https://admissions.tcnj.edu/visit/lions-day-open-houses/
Dates Saturday November 19, 2016
Description

Our exciting Lions Day events will begin at 10 a.m. and will  provide our guests fresh opportunities to discover TCNJ. Come learn about our community as our Deans and Assistant Deans share exciting news about their academic programs! Come walk alongside our Student Ambassadors and venture through our campus!

TCNJ’s Lions Day offers a day of programming designed to meet a variety of interests for prospective students and their families. In addition to admissions presentations and campus tours, you will also have opportunities to talk directly with faculty and staff, to see where students meet for recreation, and to witness what the TCNJ community is all about.

Application Process

You may pre-register for these events by visiting:

http://admissions.pages.tcnj.edu/visit

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713012
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Event Name Lions Day Open House
Web Site https://admissions.tcnj.edu/visit/lions-day-open-houses/
Dates Saturday March 25, 2017
Description

Our exciting Lions Day events will begin at 10 a.m. and will  provide our guests fresh opportunities to discover TCNJ. Come learn about our community as our Deans and Assistant Deans share exciting news about their academic programs! Come walk alongside our Student Ambassadors and venture through our campus!

TCNJ’s Lions Day offers a day of programming designed to meet a variety of interests for prospective students and their families. In addition to admissions presentations and campus tours, you will also have opportunities to talk directly with faculty and staff, to see where students meet for recreation, and to witness what the TCNJ community is all about.

Application Process

You may pre-register for these events by visiting:

http://admissions.pages.tcnj.edu/visit

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713012
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Event Name Lions Day Open House
Web Site https://admissions.tcnj.edu/visit/lions-day-open-houses/
Dates Sunday April 23, 2017
Description

Our exciting Lions Day events will begin at 10 a.m. and will  provide our guests fresh opportunities to discover TCNJ. Come learn about our community as our Deans and Assistant Deans share exciting news about their academic programs! Come walk alongside our Student Ambassadors and venture through our campus!

TCNJ’s Lions Day offers a day of programming designed to meet a variety of interests for prospective students and their families. In addition to admissions presentations and campus tours, you will also have opportunities to talk directly with faculty and staff, to see where students meet for recreation, and to witness what the TCNJ community is all about.

Application Process

You may pre-register for these events by visiting:

http://admissions.pages.tcnj.edu/visit

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713012
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Scholarships
Scholarship Name Scholarship Program at The College of New Jersey
Web Site http://admissions.tcnj.edu/about-tcnj/freshmen-scholarships/
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description The College of New Jersey offers Venture Scholars an opportunity to compete for generous scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 for four consecutive years.  Scholarship consideration is given to students who have pursued a challenging high school program and have motivation to succeed in a very selective college environment.  Special scholarship consideration will be afforded to Venture Scholars, National Achievement Semi-Finalists, and National Hispanic Recognition Scholars.  Scholarships are renewable for four years contingent upon the student maintaining a 3.0 grade point average.  Need-Based Scholarships are also offered based on eligibility from your CSS Profile and FAFSA.
Application Process

The following scholarships are available:

*Chairman of the Board-Board of Trustee Scholarship * Community Leaders Scholarship* The Ellen Knowles Harcourt Scholarship * Departmental Scholarships in Engineering and Music * Army ROTC * Air Force ROTC * EOF Promise Award

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713102
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Scholarship Name Educational Opportunity Fund - Promise Award
Web Site http://eof.pages.tcnj.edu/
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description TCNJ's EOF Promise Award provides financial assistance for New Jersey residents that meet the full cost for you to attend The College of New Jersey, including tuition, books, on-campus residency, fees and meals during your freshman and sophomore years.  Additional awards may be distributed in the third and fourth year based on academic progress and grade point average.  
Application Process

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) students must submit the Common Application and indicate EOF on the TCNJ supplement.  Aside from the required application materials, you must also submit three past years' tax documentation for income verification and submit the FAFSA after January 1st. 

 

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713102
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Scholarship Name Community Leaders Scholarship
Web Site
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description This service-based scholarship recognizes exemplary achievement in previous service and leadership experiences and supports commitment to continued service and community leadership.  Scholarship funding varies, with awards as high as full tuition.  Scholarship is renewable annually at the discretion of the Director of the Community Leaders Program.  Participation in the program includes community service (up to 300 hours per year), as well as co-curricular and curricular opportunities that develop skills as a citizen and community leader.  Financial need may be considered. 
Application Process
Contact Ms. Paula Figueroa-Vega, Director of the Community Leaders Program
Phone: 6097712548
Email: pfiguero@tcnj.edu
Scholarship Name Ellen Knowles Harcourt Scholarship
Web Site
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description This scholarship is for students who have established a record of achievement despite having endured unusually difficult life circumstances.  Applicants should show extreme financial need along with the qualities of intellect and character that will enable them to be leaders in their community.
Application Process
Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713102
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Scholarship Name Engineering Scholarship
Web Site
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description First-year students are eligible for departmental scholarships within the School of Engineering.  Accepted students will automatically be considered for these scholarships.  Decisions are made by the department and are contingent upon students continuing in Engineering during their four years of study.  Inquiries about this scholarship can be directed to the School of Engineering at (609) 771-2529.
Application Process
Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713102
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu
Early Admission
Early Admission Name Early Decision at TCNJ
Web Site http://admissions.tcnj.edu/apply/deadlines/
Application Deadline Tuesday November 1, 2016
Description

The College of New Jersey welcomes Early Decision (ED) applications from students who believe TCNJ is their first choice and who are ready to commit, if admitted.  Benefits of Early Decision: 1. You display enthusiasm and passion for TCNJ 2. You will be among the first cohort to be notified of an admissions decision 3. You will be finished with the process early, allowing time to fully enjoy the remainder of your senior year.


Application Process

The College of New Jersey offers applicants two opportunities to submit an application for Early Decision.  To apply, the Common Application (www.commonapp.org) should be submitted by November 1st or January 1st for Early Decision. 

Music Majors must submit their Early Decision Applications by November 1st.

Other Deadlines:

General Admission: February 1st

7-year Medical Programs: BS/MD Program and Optometry: December 1st

Contact Mr. Ariel Matos, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admissions
Phone: 6097713102
Email: ariel.matos@tcnj.edu

 

 
   
 
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