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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$26,576 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,102 tuition
$10,998 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$4,276 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$36,728 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,254 tuition
$10,998 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$4,276 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,020 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
83% of students receive aid
17% get federal aid ($4,295 avg)
14% get state aid ($6,231 avg)
62% get institn'l aid ($5,020 avg)
48% get loans ($10,273 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.16% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.65% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,090 67%
Federal Grant Aid $4,295 17%
Pell Grants $4,071 17%
Other Federal Grants $1,626 3%
Institution Grant Aid $5,020 62%
State Grant Aid $6,231 14%
Student Loans $10,273 48%
Federal Loans $5,356 48%
Other Loans $13,952 17%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: October 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does The College of New Jersey offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
(609) 771-1855
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $358
Out of State $717


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kelsey from Whiting, NJ
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Though college tuition prices are, quite frankly, ludicrously expensive, it is plausible to say that students get their bang for their buck at TCNJ. While receiving an excellent education, students also enjoy a good dining hall, a friendly environment, many different campus events, many study abroad opportunities, and decent dorm buildings.

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  • 5
  • Melissa from Mount Laurel, NJ
  • Sep-10-2013 I am a current student here

    The bang for the buck I think, at least as an in state student is really good. The professors really know what they're talking about and they know how to teach it.

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  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-18-2013 I am a current student here

    bang for the buck? what does that mean? people who bang for the buck? prostitution?! ummm i dont think so...well not that i know of.

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  • Melissa from Hamilton, NJ
  • May-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Due to the intense coursework at TCNJ, many students may feel cheated out a learning experience. That is to say, you study what you need to study and then you move on to the next thing.

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