Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ maintains the seventh highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. It is ranked by Money as one of the top 15 public colleges “most likely to pay off financially,” and U.S. News & World Report rates it the No. 1 public institution among regional universities in the northeast.
A national standout in public higher education, TCNJ delivers an exceptional and rigorous experience focused on you. (We’re the perfect size for that.) In fact, TCNJ outperforms our academic peers in how we’re able to personalize academics for all our achievers: These deep connections between faculty and students drive our distinctive culture.
Our center supports the College's mission by fostering an environment that encourages students' career development through academic, leadership and experiential education. Optimal student collaborations are built and enhanced through meaningful relations with Alumni, employers, and representatives of postgraduate education.
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Ninety-five percent of freshmen are housed on campus, and two years of housing are guaranteed for all new, full-time first-year students. Fourteen residence halls provide a variety of living accommodations for all students, including upperclassmen.
The five-story, 135,000 square-foot facility is situated on the quad just east of Green Hall, directly between West Hall and Eickhoff Hall. In addition to housing traditional library collections and services in an atmosphere that is elegant yet friendly and inviting throughout, the building provides 26 group study rooms, a café, a late-night study area, and a 105-seat multi-purpose auditorium.
Networking and Technical Services (NTS) is a multifaceted section of Information Technology, supporting the various needs of the TCNJ campus community. NTS is responsible for the entire communications infrastructure throughout the campus. This infrastructure includes all cabling, electronic equipment, and termination equipment needed to deliver voice, data (wired & wireless).
Student Health Services provides, promotes, supports, and integrates individual healthcare, clinical preventive services, clinical treatment for illness, patient education, and public health responsibilities
TCNJ’s Georgian Colonial campus occupies 289 landscaped acres in suburban Ewing, New Jersey. The College is approximately 5 miles from Trenton, the state capital, 10 miles from Princeton, and one hour from both Philadelphia and New York.
The College of New Jersey Athletic Department strives for excellence in providing a nationally competitive athletic and academic experience. We support the well-rounded student-athlete by developing the student-athlete academically, athletically and socially in preparation for life after college. We aim to recruit, advance and graduate student-athletes who are committed to personal growth, character development, serving the greater good of the campus and community, and embracing the ideals of the NCAA Division III Philosophy.
The College of New Jersey is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. CACREP accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.
My freshmen year was all online, so I didn't get to experience the in person college life. But all the professors were great and taught really well.
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