Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1234
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $10,365
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,145
  • University Selectivity
    43%
  • University Yield
    29%
  • Job Offers
    62%
  • Average Salary
    $52,600
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1981
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, New Jersey 08628, United States
Website
405x225

School of Business

Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), is a public 4-year college located in suburban Ewing, NJ. TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Nearly 40 undergraduate programs are offered across seven academic schools. Business students may pursue studies in accounting, economics, or business administration with a focus in finance, marketing, management, or interdisciplinary business. 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.

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Our school's business program provides opportunities to meet recruiters and working TCNJ alumni both on-campus and off. Many trips to companies are provided, such as the bus trip to JP Morgan that allows students to networking with TCNJ alumni currently working at JP Morgan. Recruiters and employers often meet TCNJ students on-campus as well for information sessions aside form the Career Fair, which creates stronger professional relationships and business connections between students and employers.

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
43% The College of New Jersey 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. Secondary school record
  3. Talent/ability
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
11144% 11,144
43% 43
29% 29
43% School Selectivity
29% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL is required for non-English speaking applicants.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2067% 2,067
39% 39
26% 26
39% Program Selectivity
26% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 100
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 20%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 4%
  • Real Estate 2%
  • Non-profit 1%
PricewaterhouseCoopers 9
Top Employer
  • EisnerAmper 7
  • Deloitte 5
  • KPMG 5
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
62% School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
60% 60
62% 61.74527272727272
60% Receive Offers
55% 55
59% 59.252482758620694
55% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
2% 2
16% 15.83261363636364
2% Receive Offers
2% 2
17% 16.796475409836066
2% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
9% 9.05625
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
9% 9.484761904761905
0% Accept Offers
80% Graduates seeking full-time employment
20% Graduates not seeking employment
73% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
$61,400.00
52K 70K
Finance/Accounting
66% 66
$55,530.00
40K 70K
General Management
4% 4
$51,750.00
45K 57K
Marketing/Sales
26% 26
$43,400.00
25K 58K
Operations/Production
1% 1
$52,000.00 Data not provided
Other
1% 1
$20,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
49% 49
$55,000.00
43K 65K
Consumer Products/Retail
12% 12
$45,000.00
37K 55K
Consulting
4% 4
$32,500.00
20K 45K
Financial Services
20% 20
$55,500.00
40K 70K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
7% 7
$54,375.00
45K 58K
Manufacturing
1% 1
$50,000.00 Data not provided
Non-Profit
1% 1
$14,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
$0.00 Data not provided
Technology/Science
4% 4
$49,600.00
33K 70K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
91% 91
$54,000.00
20K 70K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
9% 9
$51,800.00
50K 53K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Johnson & Johnson 20
  • EY 6
  • Bank of America 4
  • Bloomberg 3
  • Wilken & Gutenplan 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 65
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 38
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 148
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Resume, job search, and interview workshops are offered in addition to career and internship fairs, career coaching, LionsLink web service, and virtual interview services.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$26,934
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $10,365
  • Fees $4,376
  • Expenses $12,193
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$37,329
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $20,760
  • Fees $4,376
  • Expenses $12,193
27% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 28%
  • Merit 72%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://financialaid.pages.tcnj.edu/
Scholarships
$1,894,824
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$1,891,966
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy Yes
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year 7,500

Academics

Average Class Size
  • School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
28% 26
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
16% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
84% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
24 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2004
Degrees Offered
  • BS / Business Administration
  • BS / Accountancy
  • BA / Economics
  • BS / Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
74% 74
50% 50
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Hossein Nouri

    Accounting

  • Dr. Herbert Mayo

    Finance

  • Dr. Donald Vandegrift

    Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Part-time campus employment, paid co-op, and paid internship opportunities.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The Center for Global Engagement provides short- and long- term opportunities to study in over 40 countries. The School of Business also has an articulated semester abroad program in Heidelberg, Germany.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    All students are required to participate in Community Engaged Learning (CEL). All business student organizations also complete community service activities. Students may also volunteer through course activities or the Bonner Center.

Students

57% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1330 75th Percentile Score on SAT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
66% 66
Hispanic
15% 15
Asian American
8% 8
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
%
%
95%
1%
%
4%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
100% 100
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
94% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
69% 69
83% 83

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 9,063
Alumni Donations
$188 Average Gift $10,000 Largest Gift

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Most Prominent Alumni
  • Suzanne Sziveny

    EVP/Wells Fargo Bank, NA

  • Guy Chiarello

    President/First Data Corp.

  • Leo Kelly

    1st VP/ Merrill Lynch