The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), located in Ewing, NJ, is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. We’re taking a virtual tour of TCNJ on this week’s Tuesday Tour Day!


As a liberal arts college, TCNJ offers a wealth of degree programs through its seven schools — Arts & Communication; Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, & Exercise Science; and Engineering. You can also partake in the school’s honors program and choose from extensive opportunities to study abroad.

Campus life

TCNJ’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township, N.J. The College has 39 major buildings, including a state-of-the-art library, 14 residence halls, an award-winning student center; more than 20 academic computer laboratories, a full range of laboratories, a music building with a 300-seat concert hall and a collegiate recreation and athletic facilities complex. On campus, you can get involved in more than 150 clubs and organizations in a variety of fields, as well as professional and honor societies, Greek organizations and student government.

If sports is more your scene, you can partake in several Division III programs. TCNJ has established itself as one of the nation’s most successful Division III (non-athletic scholarship) programs. Since 1979, The College of New Jersey has amassed a total of 39 Division III crowns in seven different sports. For men, choose from baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field and wrestling. For women, choose from basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis and track and field.

For more information about the College of New Jersey and to request information, visit their profile at NextStepU.com

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