The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

The College of New Jersey says, "The foundation of a TCNJ undergraduate education, Liberal Learning ensures that students have essential knowledge and skills in areas outside their specific major. Liberal Learning provides students with skills that employers want, helps them succeed in their major, teaches them how to be life-long learners, exposes them to new perspectives, and equips them to be educated citizens who can contribute to the community." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:6,955
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:73%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$16,149 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$27,578 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Writing" requirement through SAT scores.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    The College of New Jersey uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/25/2018


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