FAST FACTS
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Location:Ewing
Setting:Urban
Population:40,000
Enrollment:7,000
On Campus:60%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 8/28-12/18
  • Spring 1/22-5/9

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$7,512

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$6,030

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN B

Campus Diversity
67%Caucasian
7%African American
9%Hispanic
7%Asian American
0%Native American
0%International
10%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly respected institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton Review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

Campus Location - Known for its natural beauty, the College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township (map). The College has 39 major buildings, including a state-of-the-art library, 14 residence halls that accommodate 3,600 students, an award-winning student center, more than 20 academic computer laboratories, a full range of laboratories for nursing, microscopy, science, and technology, a music building with a 300-seat concert hall, and a collegiate recreation and athletic facilities

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art Education, Art History, Digital Arts, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Media Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Multimedia, Radio and Television Studies, Visual Design/Web Media

Criminal Justice: Criminology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Technology Education

Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: English, Professional Writing

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science, Nursing

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics

Performing Arts: Music Education, Music Performance

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies

Technology: Technology Studies

Notable Academic Programs
Multimedia, Accounting, Psychology, Biology/Life Science, Chemistry

Unique Academic Programs
Urban Education, Deaf Studies, Russian Studies, Biomedical Engineering, Women and Gender Studies

Special Options
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 7/17/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $7,512.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18 ($562.05 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 18 ($562.05 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/17/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $75 Year Plan B Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $425 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $600 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $302 Year Plan B Mandatory
Orientation Fee: $55 Year Plan B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $600 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 002642

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 7/17/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $6,030 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $500
  • Proximity to campus: 3
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1824.39 per semester for 19 meals per week.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.