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Costs & Financial Assistance

As a highly selective institution, The College of New Jersey seeks those students with the greatest potential to benefit from and contribute to the superb academic community on campus. Considerable opportunities for financial assistance also help make the College accessible to promising students with financial need. Merit Scholarships are available for freshmen applicants.

All accepted students are given the same consideration for merit scholarships and need-based financial aid, regardless of whether they apply Early Decision or for General Admission.

For answers to many common questions on financial aid, see the Web site of the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Undergraduate Costs (2013-14)

Tuition and Fees

Room and Board

Total Cost per Year

New Jersey residents:
Out-of-state residents:
* Base plan
(Carte Blanche Plan C)
New Jersey residents:
Out-of-state residents:
$37, 527

Financial Tools

TCNJ’s value far exceeds the cost of its public-college tuition, making it extremely affordable for both in-state and out-of-state students.

CEEB: 002519 | Financial Aid: 002642