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The College of New Jersey – Tuition & Success Analysis

Ewing, NJ

The College of New Jersey – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,666

Average annual cost of attendance: $26,581

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,250

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: None

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The College of New Jersey Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $10,664

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $13,923

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $25,666

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $30,386

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $31,237


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by The College of New Jersey. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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The College of New Jersey Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 86%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 94%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $58,500

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 81%

The College of New Jersey Admissions

The College of New Jersey Acceptance Rate: 49%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 560 to 660

SAT Critical Reading: 540 to 640

SAT Writing: 550 to 650

ACT English: N/A to N/A

ACT Math: 25 to 29

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to The College of New Jersey actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

The College of New Jersey Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 17%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 52%

Typical student debt: $23,250

Typical monthly loan payment: $247

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Majors at The College of New Jersey


These are the most popular areas of study offered at The College of New Jersey:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 5%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 20%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 5%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 2%
  • Education – 22%
  • Engineering – 7%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 4%
  • History – 2%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 3%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 2%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 1%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 3%
  • Psychology – 7%
  • Social Sciences – 7%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 6%

For more information about the various majors at The College of New Jersey, visit their website.

The College of New Jersey Diversity


Overall Composition at The College of New Jersey

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend The College of New Jersey full time:  96%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend The College of New Jersey part time:  4%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at The College of New Jersey:  4%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 11%

Black: 6%

Hispanic: 13%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Unknown: 3%

White: 66%

The College of New Jersey Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 19.7

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.