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International First-year Application Checklist

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Essay
  • $75.00 Application Fee
  • All Official Transcripts from Grades 9-12 of High School – In most cases, transcripts must be submitted to a United States agency that provides foreign credentials evaluations before being sent to TCNJ; the following U.S. agencies have been approved by TCNJ.  In addition, most applicants applying for freshman (first-year) admission will need a document-by-document or a general report evaluation of your secondary transcript.  All foreign institutions must have the equivalent to regional accreditation in the United States.  Students enrolled in an International Baccalaureate program, in the U.S. or overseas, do not have to submit their transcript to an evaluation agency.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores – SAT or ACT test scores are optional. However, scores submitted must be sent from the official testing agency or printed on an official school transcript.
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores –  For applicants whose first language is not English, or who attend a high school in which English is not the language of instruction.

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