Apply to TCNJ

Application Fee
$75
Graduate Application Fee
$75
Acceptance Rate
49%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
24%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,605
SAT Scores
1,260
ACT Scores
28

2020 Acceptance Rate

Total 13,824 students have applied and 6,812 students have allowed to admit to The College of New Jersey (acceptance rate: 49.28%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 23.56 % where 1,605 students have finally enrolled out of 6,812 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of The College of New Jersey is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus and Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (average acceptance rate of the schools is 80.90%).
The yield of The College of New Jersey is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 18.60%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,260 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of The College of New Jersey is average than the schools (average score is 1,094). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
The College of New Jersey SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
The College of New Jersey1,26028
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,06727
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges111267
4-Years or High Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey112672

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

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At The College of New Jersey, 1,451 students submitted SAT scores (90% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,260 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Next table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
The College of New Jersey SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580670
Mathematics580690
Total1,1601,360
At The College of New Jersey, 304 students submitted ACT scores (19% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
The College of New Jersey ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2530
English00
Mathematics00
Total2530
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Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to The College of New Jersey. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 5 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Formal demonstration of competencies and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to The College of New Jersey
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended