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The College of New Jersey

  • Ewing, NJ
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 82%18%
    student ratio
  • 725
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Overview

Trusted Review Publications Consistently Rank TCNJ among the Nation's Top Schools

Graduate students at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) will discover top programs that stand out among the country's top schools. TCNJ consistently receives accolades in trusted college review guides. In fact, the college has topped the "U.S. News and World Report" list of Best Colleges for the twentieth consecutive year, ranking as the number one public institution in the Public Universities category, northern region.

The Princeton Review has also recognized TCNJ among its top schools in categories of Best Colleges, Happiest Students, and Most Beautiful Campus. The college was commended for its high quality of student life and was ranked in the list of best college libraries. TCNJ was also listed as one of "Kiplinger?s Personal Finances" top educational values in the country. "Barron's Profiles of American Colleges" has chosen the College of New Jersey as one of the 75 Most Competitive schools in the nation.

Accolades are backed by accreditations. Top programs in graduate disciplines are accredited by: the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and national and state professional organizations.

Programs Offered Through the Schools of Education and Health and Exercise Science Include Choices in Specialization Coursework, Certification Options, and Global Opportunities

The School of Education offers a range of graduate programs in education. To earn a Master of Arts in Teaching, students must complete a program that consists of required core courses, plus specialization coursework to meet state certification requirements in a discipline. Specialization disciplines for those seeking a master's in teaching include: early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, technology education, , and special education. Full-time students can complete the Master of Arts in Teaching program in just over one year (or in 18 months with a dual certification in special and elementary education).. Post-bac certification is also available in special education, P-3 and TESL. Advanced programs are offered in special education, reading, and leadership.

Graduate programs in counselor education include a Master of Arts degree with accredited School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling and Therapy options. The department also provides graduate preparations for the Substance Awareness Coordinator Certificate in New Jersey public schools, and a post-master's Ed.S. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.

The School of Education offers certification and graduate programs in teaching throughout the world, including those in Spain, Thailand, and South Africa. Additionally, students who are matriculated in domestic programs leading to teacher certification may student teach at international schools throughout the world.

TCNJ also offers graduate programs in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Leader and School Nursing) as well as English (MA).

New Jersey Campus is Located in Scenic Woodlands Close to Attractions and Major Cities

The College of New Jersey resides on a tree-lined campus located on 289 acres in suburban Ewing, New Jersey, seven miles from the state capital of Trenton. Students are surrounded by woodlands and two lakes as they move among academic and residential buildings, most of which feature classic, Georgian Colonial architecture. The community shares history and recreation. For example, students can canoe or cycle at historic D&R Canal State Park.

For more urban attractions, students may visit one of the many cities and towns nearby. Philadelphia is located 30 miles from campus. Here, students can explore the Franklin Institute, take in history at the National Constitution Center or visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In Ewing, students are 60 miles from New York's Broadway lights and attractions, such as the Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Museum of Art. In nearby Princeton, the hometown of Princeton University, students find additional culture and enjoy boutique shops and live music. New Hope is another close town with unique galleries and activities.

The college's central New Jersey location affords students the opportunity to explore all the Garden State offers, from beaches on the New Jersey shore to communities lining the Delaware River banks. The location serves as a corridor between the rural and coastal towns of southern New Jersey and the mountainous and suburban areas in the north. It is also a central point to discover culture from Princeton to Philadelphia.


Location & Contact

The College of New Jersey

PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628
United States

Susan Hydro

Director of Graduate and Intersession Programs

Phone: 609-771-2300
Fax: 609-637-5105
Email: graduate@tcnj.edu

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Colleges, Departments, and Programs


Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students725
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students725
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Full-time Percentage29%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%


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