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Costs & Aid

As a highly selective institution, The College of New Jersey seeks those students with the greatest potential to benefit from and contribute to the superb academic community on campus. Considerable opportunities for financial assistance also help make the College accessible to promising students with financial need.

All accepted freshmen applicants are given the same consideration for scholarships and financial aid, regardless of whether they apply Early Decision I, Early Decision II or for General Admission.

To learn more about various scholarship opportunities for both in-state and out-of-state students, click here.

For answers to many common questions on financial aid, see the Web site of the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Undergraduate Costs (2016-17)

Tuition and Fees Room and Board Total Cost per Year**
New Jersey residents:
$15,793
$12,881 New Jersey residents:
$27,447
Out-of-state residents:
$26,971
Out-of-state residents:
$39,852

**  Includes Ala Carte 1 Board Plan, Student Service Fee, GSF/Capital Fee, Computing Access Fee, Student Center Fee and Student Activity Fee.


Financial Tools

TCNJ’s value far exceeds the cost of its public-college tuition, making it extremely affordable for both in-state and out-of-state students.

CEEB: 002519 | Financial Aid: 002642


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