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
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.
Notable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
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
Communications: Communication, Journalism, Multimedia, Radio and Television Studies, Visual Design/Web Media
Criminal Justice: Criminology
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
Information Studies: Computer Science
International Studies: International Studies
Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics
Performing Arts: Music Education, Music Performance
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies
Technology: Technology Studies
Figures are current as of 7/17/2014.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
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 eligible 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:
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.