TCNJ Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

The College of New Jersey is ranked 4th in New Jersey Colleges, 6th in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate The College of New Jersey by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($28,901) is average.
  • The acceptance rate (49%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,260 SAT, 28 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (7,686) is small.
  • It offers fewer area of study (81 programs).
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New Jersey Colleges
#4 in New Jersey Colleges
Federal Region II
#6 in Federal Region II

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of TCNJ are $28,901 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey $28,901

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $18,895

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $24,664

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of TCNJ are $24,996 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey $24,996

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $20,343

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $23,523

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of TCNJ is 49% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 49%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 72%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 72%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of TCNJ is 24% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 24%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 32%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 23%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at TCNJ is 1,260 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 1,260

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 1,112

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 1,126

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at TCNJ is 28 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 28

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 67

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 72

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at TCNJ is 86% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 86%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 48%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 67%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at TCNJ is 12% and it is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 12%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 23%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 18%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at TCNJ is 93% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 93%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 83%

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Student Population

The total student population at TCNJ is 7,686 and its population small compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 7,686

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 11,396

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 14,580

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at TCNJ is $9,381 which is 32.46% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey $9,381

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $7,301

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $10,960

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at TCNJ is 13 to 1 and the ratio is lower (small size classes) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 13 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 16 to 1

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Number of Programs

TCNJ offers 81 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

The College of New Jersey 81

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 108

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 108

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