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Costs and 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 needs. All accepted first-year applicants are given the same consideration for scholarships and financial aid, regardless of whether they apply to Early Decision I, Early Decision II, or for General Admission.

Learn more about various scholarship opportunities for both in-state and out-of-state students.

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

Undergraduate Costs (2021-22)

Tuition and FeesRoom and BoardTotal Cost per Year**
New Jersey residents:
$14, 686.06New Jersey residents:
Out-of-state residents:
Out-of-state residents:

** Includes 19 Meals per week 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.

TCNJ Value Comparison

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