The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

Trenton, NJ

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The College of New Jersey

The College of New Jersey

The College of New Jersey Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 15
Priority Application Due November 15
College Will Notify April 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 4,559 5,736 10,295
Accepted 2,070 2,680 4,750
Acceptance Rate 45% 47% 46%
Enrolled 561 802 1,363

TCNJ Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(95% of Students Admitted to The College of New Jersey Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 550 to 650
  • Math 580 to 680
  • Writing 560 to 670
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 650 680 670
Bottom 25th Percentile 550 580 560

The College of New Jersey Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($75)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Very Important
Volunteer Work     Very Important
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 2 3
Lab 2 3
Electives 1 1

The College of New Jersey Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 7,093 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 341 (4%)

The College of New Jersey Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($75)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.50)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Very Important
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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