The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

The College of New Jersey says, "Liberal Learning is the name TCNJ gives to its general education program, the part of the TCNJ education shared by all undergraduate students. Liberal Learning will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and experiences that will ensure you are successful during and after college, in your professional and personal life. Liberal Learning will deepen your understanding of the world around and of yourself as a human being. It will open your eyes to other worlds and other perspectives." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:6,787
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:75%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$15,794 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$26,971 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


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 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: 07/19/2017


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