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Applying to TCNJ

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 62.00%
Yield 23.00%
SAT Score 1,260
ACT Score 29
Applicants 10,393

Applying To TCNJ

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 62% at The College of New Jersey where a total of 10,393 students applied and 6,444 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,260 and the average ACT score is 29. It requires two items and recommends 5 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to TCNJ.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationhttps://admissions.tcnj.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.tcnj.edu/apply/
Acceptance Rate62%
Average Test Scores1,260 SAT / 29 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 62.00% where a total of 10,393 students (4,391 men and 6,002 women) have applied to TCNJ and 6,444 (2,547 men and 3,901 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 611 male and 858 female students have enrolled into TCNJ and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 23.00%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at TCNJ
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,3934,3916,002
Admitted6,4442,5473,901
Enrolled1,482611858
Acceptance Rate 62.00% 58.01% 65.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 23.00% 23.99% 21.99%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At TCNJ, 625 applicants (42% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 100 applicants (7%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,260 and the average ACT score is 29 at TCNJ. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,350 and 25th percentile score is 1,170. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 62 and the 25th percentile score is 50. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at TCNJ.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at TCNJ
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580670
SAT Math590680
ACT Composite2532
ACT Math2530
ACT English00
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

The College of New Jersey requires 2 item(s) (High School Record (or Transcript), TOEFL) and recommends 5 articles (High School GPA, High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Formal Demonstration of Competencies) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for TCNJ
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at The College of New Jersey is Semester. The College of New Jersey accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that The College of New Jersey accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training