From the School

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) has created a culture of constant questioning. In small classes, students and faculty members collaborate in a rewarding process. They seek to understand fundamental principles, apply key concepts, reveal new problems and pursue lines of inquiry to gain a fluency of thought in their disciplines. This transformative process is at the core of the educational experience at The College.

Many students extend their classroom work by participating in research with faculty members or studying abroad. Often, professors and students co-author papers published in academic journals. The mentor relationship helps students discuss career options and land pertinent fellowships, internships, and summer research positions.

TCNJ admits a diverse class each year full of ambitious students, eager to build on their educational foundations and plunge into new topics. These students will ultimately find a home away from home on campus, and ninety-five percent of first year students will return for their second year. The most successful admits are prepared to steer their own academic pursuits toward post-graduation goals of graduate school, professional training, or satisfying careers.

Prestigious graduate schools, including the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown Law School, Maxwell School at Syracuse University, NYU Law School, and Harvard, Yale, and Northwestern Universities, routinely welcome TCNJ alumni into their ranks. Eighty-four percent of TCNJ students who apply to medical school and other professional programs are accepted.

Many top corporations recruit TCNJ graduates, providing avenues into rewarding jobs directly after graduation. Other barometers of student success include the 100 percent pass rate of education majors taking the state teacher preparation test and the 85 percent three-year pass rate for nursing students going for their license. The numerous learning opportunities at The College prepare students to prosper in any arena after the conclusion of their undergraduate career.

Overall

From The School

The admissions committee at TCNJ accepts a class of motivated, ambitious, and highly talented students. Most successful applicants have taken 16 college-preparatory units in high school. They also show impressive class ranks and SAT/ACT scores. Most students admitted fall within the top 10 percent of their graduating class. The committee also considers extracurricular involvement, individual pursuits, and community participation. Standardized test scores are not required for students applying into the art, music or interactive multimedia disciplines.

Those applying for Fall enrollment must have their applications submitted by February 1st. TCNJ offers an early-decision program to those who know The College is their top choice school: applications received by November 1st for this program will receive a response by December 1st. Students may also apply as Early Decision candidates by January 1st and receive their decision by February 1st. A small number of students begin classes in January, and those students must apply by November 1st for Spring Enrollment. For further information, please contact:

Office of Admissions
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
Telephone: 609-771-2132
E-mail: tcnjinfo@tcnj.edu
Visit us at: tomorrow@tcnj

Overview

Applicants
10,937
Acceptance Rate
49%

Test Scores

SAT Reading
550 - 640
SAT Math
570 - 670
SAT Writing
550 - 660
ACT Composite
24 - 29

Deadlines

Early Decision
November 15

Regular
November 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work

Overall

From The School


Academic Programs

A Liberal Learning Curriculum ensures that all students are grounded in the values of civic responsibility, intellectual and scholarly growth, and that they receive a well-rounded education in the liberal arts.

In 2004, the College completed a transformation of its curriculum requiring fewer, more in-depth courses. All courses have been transformed and contain a significant out-of-class requirement that provides for even more student and faculty interaction.

These small classes enable dialog between students and with TCNJ's accomplished teaching staff. This staff is composed of professors with terminal degrees in exclusivity; no courses are taught by graduate students or Teacher's Assistants. The College shapes its curricula and educational experiences around the concept of personalized, collaborative, and rigorous intellectual development.

The required First-Year Seminar, the cornerstone of the Liberal Learning program, introduces students to the habits of mind and the methodologies of research; it's seminar format of no more than 15 students reinforces the message that students are not to be passive recipients of knowledge but rather active contributors to their own learning. Requirements are grouped as diversity and community engagement goals that can be self-designed or designated as interdisciplinary concentrations.

Top students may enroll in TCNJ's honors program, designed to provide a core curriculum with additional challenges and opportunities for individualized work. Most honors classes take an interdisciplinary approachand encourage collaboration between faculty and students from multiple academic departments and disciplines. Independent study arrangements fall easily within the parameters of the honors program, as well.

Majors and Degrees Offered

The College of New Jersey hosts seven schools: Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Engineering; Nursing, Health & Exercise Science; and Science. The College offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

TCNJ grants degrees in the following majors: Accountancy, Art Teacher Preparation (K-12), Art History, Biomedical Engineering, Biology*, Business Administration (specializations in Finance, Interdisciplinary Business, Management, and Marketing), Chemistry*, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminology, Early Childhood Education, Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Economics*, Electrical Engineering, Elementary Education, Engineering Science (specializations in Engineering Management and Policy and Society), English*, Global Business, Health and Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education (Teacher Preparation K-12), History*, Interactive Multimedia, International Studies, i-STEM (Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Mathematics*, Mechanical Engineering, Music (options in Performance and K-12 Teacher Preparation), Nursing, Philosophy, Physics*, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, Special Education, Spanish*, Technology Education / Pre-Engineering (K-12), Urban Education, Visual Arts (options in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and Lens-Based Art), and Women and Gender Studies.

(* Programs in which students may prepare for teacher certification)

The College also offers a unique Self-Designed major option, catering to students who wish to forge their own academic path.

In addition to full degree programs, students may also choose to complete a minor, in one of the previously mentioned fields or another subject area, such as African American Studies, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Religion, Public Administration, Communication Disorders and Public Health.

Joint degrees are also available at TCNJ. In conjunction with NJMS, students can pursue a seven-year combined BS/MD degree. A seven-year combined BS/OD degree program is also available through the State University of New York College of Optometry. Students can study for five years to receive their Master of Arts in teaching (along with a certification in Elementary Education at the bachelor's level) in the following areas: Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Special Education, and Urban Education.

Students Say

The College of New Jersey is a small public college dedicated to education and to the pursuit of passions, all at an affordable price. Each of TCNJ’s “excellent” seven schools offers “an awesome range of classes to choose from” (it is “one of the best schools in the area for future teachers,” in particular), and the academic environment “is an open and honest one.” On top of all that, “the campus is gorgeous, the students are friendly, and you can’t beat the price!” “The College of New Jersey is a community unlike any I have ever been a part of; everyone is proud to be a part of and to contribute to the TCNJ culture,” says a satisfied student.

Professors are always available in and out of the “small classes,” and they “are truly interested in the progress and well-being of their students.” Though the classes for liberal learning requirements are “stressful,” teachers want their students to do well and “are eager to help and answer questions.” “There has never been a moment where I have felt unsupported in my academic endeavors or felt that I could not reach out for help,” says a student. A few students warn that some requirements become hard to fill because “there are only a few options that fit the topic, and everyone is trying to get into those classes.”

One of TCNJ’s greatest strengths is the Freshman Year Seminar Program. Freshman students choose a class that they are interested in (ranging from “a class on Bruce Springsteen, to one about Harry Potter, to one about the meaning of life”), and then live on a floor with all of the students in that class. “This is a wonderful opportunity to build community and to ensure that students are surrounded by people with similar interests and academic goals.”


Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
820
with Terminal Degree
445

428
Women
392
Men
117
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
73%
Graduate in 5 years
84%
Graduate in 6 years
86%

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • Women's Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication, General

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • History

  • History, General

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Music, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


James J. Florio
Former New Jersey Governor

Chris Smith
Congressman

Tom McCarthy
Philadelphia Phillies Broadcaster

Joe Ecker
member of the National Academy of the Sciences

Holly Black
Author of 'The Spiderwick Chronicles'

Andy Polansky
President of Weber Shandwick

Sheila Callaghan
Whiting Prize Winner

Overview

From The School


Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

Because TCNJ is a public institution, costs are lower than most equivalent private institutions. The tuition and fees for undergraduates in the 2014-2015 academic year are as follow:
In-state tuition and fees: $16,526
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $27,138
Room and board (all students): $11,677

Financial Aid

Close to 50 percent of full-time undergraduates benefit from financial aid, whether from merit-based scholarships, work-study programs, loans, or government/institutional grants. All students seeking financial aid at the state or federal level must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form or renewal FAFSA to apply. The Title IV FAFSA Code for The College is 002642.

TCNJ also offers institutional need-based scholarships. Students interested in seeking institutional need-based aid must submit the CSS / Financial Aid Profile.

Students may compete for the College's merit scholarships. These awards are offered to those applicants with top SAT/ACT scores and class rankings. Over the last six years, TCNJ has given scholarships totaling more than $30 million.

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
69
Application Deadlines
Oct 1
Notification Date
Jun 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
Forms CSSProfile

Bottom Line

“A smaller school that is a bargain for its quality of education,” the College of New Jersey lives up to these words, according to one happy undergrad. With in-state tuition and fees amounting to just more than $15,000, and plenty of aid available, the school makes college a possibility for most every budget. Seventy percent of freshmen receive financial aid, with the average total need-based package being close to $14,000. Out-of-state students are looking at a bit more than $21,100 per year; room and board for all students is just over $11,600. The college meets on average 48 percent of all need, and the average need-based gift aid is more than $11,000. “Many of my friends... got into very prestigious schools...but chose TCNJ because of its unbeatable cost,” reports one undergrad. There is also a respectable 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, within such a large campus; there are 6,500 students in all.

Bang For Your Buck

Close to 50 percent of full-time undergraduates benefit from financial aid, which can come in the form of merit-based scholarships, workstudy programs, loans, or government or institutional grants. Title IV students may compete for the college’s merit scholarships, which are funded by the state government as well as private donors. These awards are offered to those applicants with top SAT scores and class rankings. Over the last six years, TCNJ has given scholarships totaling more than $12 million. Almost three-quarters of students graduate within four years, and more than a third pursue graduate studies. In addition to “top-notch faculty and the newest technology,” students have the opportunity to develop their own special-interest learning communities on campus. Also, commitment to sustainability has been incorporated into the curriculum at TCNJ. The college’s Municipal Land Use Center is authoring the state’s sustainability and climate neutrality plans, and the school has committed to offsetting greenhouse gas produced by faculty and staff travel on an annual basis through the purchase of carbon offsets

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,941

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,636

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,702

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$32,362

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
60%

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$10,562
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$21,175
Required Fees
$4,462
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,266
Transportation for Commuters
$1,074

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall

From The School

Classroom learning at TCNJ is complemented by an extensive and acclaimed Leadership Development Program. Life outside the classroom is not something our students do on the side. It's an extension of the learning experience. At every turn from the first year on, students blur the boundary between living and learning, closing the gap between "scholar" and "citizen."

More than 200 student organizations flourish at The College. Anyone can find an intramural sports team, Greek organization, cultural club, or academic group to suit his or her interests. Many students build friendships and optimize their leisure time participating in these groups. In addition, the College Union Board-administered by TCNJ students-organizes events, including concerts, performances, and comedy nights.

The College's highly successful Division III athletic programs also provide an opportunity to socialize and cheer on fellow classmates. TCNJ fields ten sports for men and ten for women. With 40 national titles,The College holds the record for championship and runner-up titles since Division III was implemented in 1979. For those looking for something a little less competitive, intramural and club sports, including flag football, volleyball, softball, floor hockey, and basketball, have thriving coed leagues of their own. Intramural and club teams play in state, regional, and national tournaments.

Students Say

People “are serious about their education here,” and students describe themselves as “quite diverse.” There is “always a group for somebody”: “I don’t know anyone that feels like they don’t fit in, and if they do feel that way, it’s because they aren’t putting in the effort to do so,” says a student. Everyone is on campus for a reason, whether it’s major-/career-specific or “simply to gain leadership or life experiences,” and all are “self-motivated, personable, and goal-oriented.” While students are accepting of minorities, “the majority is most certainly still white.” On the whole, “students are very happy and friendly and therefore make it much easier to fit in and make friends.”

Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,743
Out of State
7%

International
0%
Foreign Countries Represented
32

Demographics

10.19%
Asian
5.16%
African-American
12.78%
Hispanic
65.25%
Caucasian
5.42%
Unknown

57% female
43% male
7% are out of state
96% are full time
4% are part time

Overview

From The School


Location

Neoclassical Georgian Colonial architecture, meticulous landscaping and intentional design merge to meet the evolving needs of TCNJ students. Students enjoy a campus with 289 acres of trees, lakes, and open spaces within the suburban setting of Ewing Township, New Jersey. Two out of three undergraduate students take part in the on-campus residence hall experience. The residence halls vary in configuration from the freshman towers to suites and townhouse arrangements for upper class students. An on-campus 600-bed apartment complex is the most recent addition. The College ensures that on-campus housing is available to all students in their first two years, with out-of-state students receiving housing for all four years of study.

Nearby cities, such as Princeton, Trenton, Philadelphia, and New York, allow for abundant entertainment, employment, and social options. Many courses incorporate field trips to New York City or Washington DC.

In the summer of 2015, TCNJ is scheduled to open Campus Town, a commercial and residential "Main Street" that will feature restaurants, a new fitness center, shops and a Barnes and Noble bookstore. One, two and four-bedroom apartments will be available on the floors above each commercial establishment.

Campus Facilities & Equipment

Learning, like everything else, is contextual. The surroundings in which students learn and the tools they use influence their experience. Not surprisingly, the college supports its educational aspirations with careful attention to the quality of its facilities. In the first decade of the 21st century, more than $250 million in ongoing and new facilities construction is ensuring that TCNJ students continue to thrive in an environment that not only meets their academic, athletic, social and living needs, but extends their reach resulting in higher scholarship, better health and fitness, closer community, and greater comfort.

Off-Campus Opportunities

TCNJ fosters global engagement through an extensive international study program, featuring exchange programs in locations as diverse as Johannesburg, London and the University of Santiago. Some students choose to attend one of the 131 available institutions in the U.S., while others venture to one of the 33 countries offering full-year or semester-long programs.

Mentored internships, both on and off campus, expose students to career options as they gain professional skills. With the college's location in the East Coast's center of corporate activity, providing easy access to New York and Philadelphia, many internships are available some with pay and some for credit.

Faculty members lend their advice and help students locate and procure appropriate opportunities including fellowships, research positions and internships. Students may also use resources at the Career Center to find positions in New York, Philadelphia, or any of the corporations, government agencies, or research organizations closer to campus.

Student Organizations & Activities

Classroom learning at TCNJ is complemented by an extensive and acclaimed Leadership Development Program. Life outside the classroom is not something our students do on the side. It's an extension of the learning experience. At every turn from the first year on, students blur the boundary between living and learning, closing the gap between "scholar" and "citizen."

More than 200 student organizations flourish at The College. Anyone can find an intramural sports team, Greek organization, cultural club, or academic group to suit his or her interests. Many students build friendships and optimize their leisure time participating in these groups. In addition, the College Union Board-administered by TCNJ students-organizes events, including concerts, performances, and comedy nights.

The College's highly successful Division III athletic programs also provide an opportunity to socialize and cheer on fellow classmates. TCNJ fields ten sports for men and ten for women. With 40 national titles,The College holds the record for championship and runner-up titles since Division III was implemented in 1979. For those looking for something a little less competitive, intramural and club sports, including flag football, volleyball, softball, floor hockey, and basketball, have thriving coed leagues of their own. Intramural and club teams play in state, regional, and national tournaments.

Students Say

Life at TCNJ is “calm and enjoyable.” Students refer to the school as an “island of suburban housing,” which works well in terms of building community, but the atmosphere does tend to cut students off from the outside world (especially freshmen, who aren’t allowed cars). Students keep busy with their studies, organizations, and “many great events the school hosts,” but “they also enjoy spending time with friends and having a good time together.” “A lot of people party. A lot of people don’t party. Most people love it here,” sums up a student simply. While the local origins of the students means that some students do go home on weekends, “almost every weekend, the school organizes a trip to nearby Princeton, NYC, or Philadelphia” for those who stick around. “The school actually sends out a weekly calendar listing all of the events being held on campus that week,” says a student. Students do warn about housing; as selection for upper-class housing is done strictly by a lottery system, “several do not get housing” each year, and some of the freshmen that do get their guaranteed housing find that their dorms are “ancient, dirty, and falling apart.”

Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
60%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
77
First-Year Students living on campus
95%

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
97

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
International Student
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
223
Number of Honor Societies
13

Number of Social Sororities
13
Number of Religious Organizations
12

14% join a fraternity
11% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Lions)
10 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Lions)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Princeton University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Rutgers University

Sustainability

Green Rating
72

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
22

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
32

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
99%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple, Epson, HP, Toshiba, Panasonic

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Grecia Montero
Director of Admissions

Address
Admissions - Paul Loser Hall
P.O. Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628

Phone
6097712131

Email
tcnjinfo@tcnj.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
New Library
New Science Complex
New Arts and Multimedia Building
Student Center
Athletic Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Local Shopping/Restaurants
Waterfront Park/Kat Man Du
New Hope, PA
Jersey Shore / Six Flags - Great Adventure
Downtown Princeton

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Varies
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
At the begining of every tour

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.tcnjathletics.com

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Only offered to admitted students

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
AREA TRANSPORTATION CENTERS Air: Trenton Mercer Airport: 800/644-3562 Newark International Airport Directions from Newark: Take AirTrain airport shuttle/monorail to Newark International Airport Station. From the Station take NJ Transit to Trenton Train Station. Cost: $12.35-$12.65 one way. Philadelphia International Airport Directions from Philadelphia: Take Septa Transit R1 train to 30th Street Station. From 30th Street take Septa Transit R7 train to Trenton Train Station. Cost: $9-10 one way. John F. Kennedy International Airport Directions from JFK: Take Subway train "A" to New York Penn Station. From the Station take NJ Transit train to Trenton Train Station. Cost: $11.00-$12.00 one way. Rail: Trenton Station: Amtrak: 800/872-7245 NJ Transit: 800/772-2222 Directions to TCNJ from Trenton: From Trenton Train Station a taxi is $12.50 to the TCNJ Campus, and will take 10 minutes, or take NJ Transit Bus #601 to TCNJ which costs $1.10 and will take approximately 20 minutes. Bus: NJ Transit-Mercer: 800/772-2222

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions to the Campus From I-80 Take I-80 East to the U.S. 206/Route 183 exit. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto US 206. Take the I-287 South ramp toward Somerville (I-78)/Princeton. Merge onto I-287 South. Take the US 202 South/US 206 South exit. See directions below from *Continue on US 202 South. From the New York State Thruway Take the New York State Thruway/I-87 South. Take the I-287 South/Route 17 South exit. Merge onto I-287 South. Take the US 202 South/US 206 South exit. *Continue on US 202 South. At the Flemington Circle, continue on US 202/31 South. Exit US 202/31 onto Route 31 South (Trenton). Follow Route 31 South until the entrance to The College (about 1.5 miles past the junction of I-95, left at the third traffic light). From I-95 South (Delaware/Philadelphia International Airport) Using I-95 North, continue into Pennsylvania, through Philadelphia. Continue on I-95 North into New Jersey. Take exit 4 (Route 31/Pennington Road). Bear to the right off the exit ramp, you will be traveling south on Route 31. At the third traffic light (about 1.5 miles), make a left into The College entrance. From Route 78 (Easton, PA and the West) Take Route 78 East into New Jersey. Continue to exit 17 (Route 31 South/Flemington and Trenton). Continue south on Route 31 into the Flemington Circle. Take Route 202/31 South. Exit at Route 31 South (Trenton). Follow Route 31 South until the entrance to The College (about 1.5 miles past the junction of I-95, left at the third traffic light). From the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Pittsburgh, PA and Ohio) Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-276 East to the Philadelphia/US 1 exit. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto US 1 North Lincoln Highway. Stay straight to go onto US 1 North. Take the I-95 North exit toward Trenton. Merge onto Delaware Expressway/I-95 North. Proceed into New Jersey. Take exit 4 (Route 31/Pennington Road). Bear to the right off the exit ramp, you will be traveling south on Route 31. At the third traffic light (about 1.5 miles), make a left into The College entrance. From Long Island Take the Verrazano Bridge to Staten Island. Stay on 278 West to Goethals Bridge. After crossing the bridge, take first exit for 95 South (NJ Turnpike). Follow directions from NJ Turnpike below. From the New Jersey Turnpike (Newark International Airport and North) Using the New Jersey Turnpike, travel south to exit 7A, Trenton and Shore Points. Follow signs toward Trenton onto I-195 West. Follow signs marked 295 Princeton/Camden. Exit at "I-295 North/Route 1/95 South/Princeton." Continue on I-295 (becomes I-95 South) to exit 4. Turn left at the exit ramp onto Pennington Road/Route 31 South toward Ewing. At the third traffic light (about 1.5 miles), make a left into The College entrance. From the Atlantic City Expressway Take the Atlantic City Expressway West (toward PA). The expressway ends at Route 42. Follow Route 42 North to I-295 North. Continue on I-295 North (becomes I-95 South) to exit 4. Turn left at the exit ramp onto Pennington Road/Route 31 South toward Ewing. At the third traffic light (about 1.5 miles), make a left into The College entrance. From The College entrance Make a right onto the main access loop around campus. The information booth is on the left in front of Paul Loser Hall.

Local Accommodations
Courtyard Marriott-Ewing Hopewell (2.5 miles from campus) 360 Scotch Road Trenton, NJ 08628 (609) 771-8100 www.marriott.com/ttnet Trenton Marriott at Lafayette Yard (4 miles from campus) 1 West Lafayette Street Trenton, NJ 08608 (609) 421-4000 Inn at Glencairn Bed & Breakfast (5 miles from campus) 3301 Lawrenceville Road Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 497-1737 www.innatglencairn.com Chauncey Conference Center (5 miles from campus) Rosedale Road Princeton, NJ 08541 (609) 921-3600 (800) 422-6338 http://www.ahl-chauncey.com/ Comfort Inn (6 miles from campus) R3270 U.S. Route 1 & Quaker Bridge Mall Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 (609) 896-3700 http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-lawrenceville-new_jersey-NJ216 Red Roof Inn (6 miles from campus) 3203 US Route 1 Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 (609) 896-3388 http://www.redroof.com/ Hyattplace Princeton (8 Miles from campus) 3565 U.S. Route 1 Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 720-0200 (800) 833-1516 http://princeton.place.hyatt.com/ Courtyard by Marriott (8.5 miles from campus) 3815 U.S. Route 1 and Mapleton Road Princeton, NJ 08540 609-716-7662 (800) 222-1131 http://www.marriott.com/courtyard/travel.mi Howard Johnson Inn (9 miles from campus) Route 1 South Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 (609) 896-1100 http://www.hojo.com/HowardJohnson/control/home Carnegie Center Princeton Hyatt (9 miles from campus) 102 Carnegie Center US Route 1 Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 987-1234 http://www.princeton.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp Nassau Inn (10 miles form campus) 10 Palmer Square E. Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 921-7500 http://www.nassauinn.com/
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