The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ 08628-7718


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,396
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,900 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

The College of New Jersey is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 11,825 applications and only 5,778 students were granted admission. The College of New Jersey is at the #47 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 28% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 87% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1100 to 1300
ACT25 to 30

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

The College of New Jersey charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $22,301 and in-state students paid $11,124.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 79% of The College of New Jersey's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 15% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,410 (which is 0.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at The College of New Jersey in 2016-2017, was 753, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,439 (which is 2.6% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, The College of New Jersey has enrolled a total of 7,396 students (6,716 students full-time and 680 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,396 students, 266 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 6,787 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 609 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Hispanic: 12%

Asian: 10%

Black/African American: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Two or more races: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at The College of New Jersey.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 33% 2,177
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 656
Psychology 4% 282
English Language And Literature/letters 3% 214
Social Sciences 3% 214
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 198
Health Professions And Related Programs 3% 195
Engineering 3% 192
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 192
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 170

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The College of New Jersey full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of The College of New Jersey graduates 6 years after enrollment is $46,700. Last year, out of the total 1,469 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,410 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,549 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,456 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $46,700 $56,200
Employment Rate 96% 94%
Total Graduates 1,469 1,549

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