TCNJ Admissions

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at The College of New Jersey. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Information
Online Application
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 50.00% and yield is 23.00%. 5,958 men and 7,667 women applied to TCNJ and 2,860 men and 3,910 women students were accepted. Among them, 658 men and 899 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 50.00%48.00%51.00%
Yield 23.00%23.01%22.99%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 1,347 students (87% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 381 students (25%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 680 (75th) and 580 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 90 (75th percentile) and 90 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580670
SAT Math580680
ACT Composite2530
ACT Math2530
ACT English2530
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at The College of New Jersey are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

TCNJ requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations. Next table summarizes The College of New Jersey application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see TCNJ online application page .
TCNJ Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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