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College of New Jersey

Ewing, New Jersey, United States
A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for a wealth of degree programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools—Arts & Communication; Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, & Exercise Science; and Engineering. The College is enriched by an honors program and extensive opportunities to study abroad, and its award-winning First-Year Experience and freshman orientation programs have helped make its retention and graduation rates among the highest in the country.



  • 1855 New Jersey State Normal School
  • 1908 New Jersey State Normal School at Trenton
  • 1929 New Jersey State Teachers College and State Normal School at Trenton
  • 1937 New Jersey State Teachers College at Trenton
  • 1958 Trenton State College
  • 1996 The College of New Jersey


Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Degree Programs
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and Therapy
  • English
  • Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Literacy
  • Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (i-STEM)


  • China Seven Cities Study
  • Pacific Rim Global Health Framework
  • Pacific Rim Transdisciplinary Tobacco & Alcohol Use Research Center
  • Parenting to Prevent Problem Behaviors in Filipinos
  • Study of Tobacco Use Among Young Adult South Asians (SSAYA)
  • Weaving an Islander Network for Cancer Awareness Research and Training (WINCART)
  • Neurocognitive Processes Research
  • Action Plans & Memory Consolidation: Reducing HIV Risk in Drug Users
  • Habitual & Neurocognitive Processes in Adolescent Obesity Prevention


The Career Services staff is committed to assisting employers in connecting with prospective intern and full-time employees.

  • R3M Engineering, Inc.
  • J.P.Morgan
  • Inductotherm Corp.
  • Bloomberg
  • iCIMS
  • Grant Thornton
  • Cintas
  • CIT
  • pwc
  • EY
  • Klatzkin & Company
  • Deloitte
  • Guardian
  • KPMG

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Student services

  • The TCNJ ID Card is the official identification card for TCNJ. The card provides easy access to college resources and packs a wealth of innovative technologies into one powerful and convenient card!
  • Disability Support Services (DSS) collaborates with students, faculty, staff and guests to advance access within the campus community and to further extend both the mission of The College of New Jersey and the mission of the Division of Enrollment Management to persons with disabilities.

Housing services


  • Ninety-five percent of freshmen are housed on campus, and two years of housing are guaranteed for all new, full-time first-year students. Fourteen residence halls provide a variety of living accommodations for all students, including upperclassmen.

Library services

The five-story, 135,000 square-foot facility is situated on the quad just east of Green Hall, directly between West Hall and Eickhoff Hall. In addition to housing traditional library collections and services in an atmosphere that is elegant yet friendly and inviting throughout, the building provides 26 group study rooms, a café, a late-night study area, and a 105-seat multi-purpose auditorium.

ICT services

Networking and Technical Services (NTS) is a multifaceted section of Information Technology, supporting the various needs of the TCNJ campus community. NTS is responsible for the entire communications infrastructure throughout the campus. This infrastructure includes all cabling, electronic equipment, and termination equipment needed to deliver voice, data (wired & wireless).

Medical services

Student Health Services provides, promotes, supports, and integrates individual healthcare, clinical preventive services, clinical treatment for illness, patient education, and public health responsibilities

Student Life

Campus life


  • TCNJ’s Georgian Colonial campus occupies 289 landscaped acres in suburban Ewing, New Jersey. The College is approximately 5 miles from Trenton, the state capital, 10 miles from Princeton, and one hour from both Philadelphia and New York.

Sports facilities

  • The stadium is home to Lions football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.
  • The men's and women's soccer teams practice and compete at the complex, enjoying an intimate playing environment right in the middle of campus.
  • The College of New Jersey Aquatic Center measures 126 feet by 67 feet and the pool is divided by a moveable bulkhead that separates the diving well from the main pool.

Student clubs

  • Annual Fund
  • Office of Institutional Diversity
  • Active Minds, TCNJ
  • Alcohol & Drug Education Program
  • All College Theatre
  • Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity
  • Astronomy Club
  • Athletics


  • AACSB – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • ACS – American Chemical Society
  • ABET – Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology
  • CAEP – Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • ETS – Educational Testing Service
  • IPEDS – integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
  • NASM – National Association of Schools of Music

Ewing, New Jersey, United States

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