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TCNJ students must submit the Common Application or the Coalition Application online.


Deadline For

Application Deadline Supporting Documents Deadline Notification of Decision
Early Decision I* November 1 November 15 December 1
Early Decision II* January 1 January 15 February 1
General Admission February 1 February 15 No later than April 1
 Spring Admission November 1 November 15 December 1

*Students accepted through the Early Decision program MUST attend The College of New Jersey. Early Decision students will be given the same consideration for merit scholarships and need-based financial aid as those applying General Admission.

Other Deadlines

  • Applications for the seven-year medical and seven-year optometry programs are accepted only for Fall admission and are due on November 1st, with a Supporting Documents deadline of November 15th.

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