Understanding Tuition & Fees
Prepare yourself economically for your college degree. Contrast TCNJ's tuition charges to other typical schools. Look for tuition developments and potential increases to find out if you should expect to set aside more resources for the following 4 years of tuition.
How do Tuition & Fees at TCNJ Measure Up To Other Colleges?
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, look at the table below to find out how TCNJ compares to other colleges.
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In-State Students Will Get a Tuition Discount
Tuition and fees at TCNJ is lowered significantly for students from New Jersey. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $16,149 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 41.4% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $12,632 and fees $3,517.
Out-of-state students at TCNJ spent $27,578 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. $3,517 was for fees, and $24,061 was charged for tuition.
Look at the table below to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
Find TCNJ cost per credit hour here.
Tuition and Fees Projection
The College of New Jersey tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased at an average annual rate of 2.2% within the last five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 2.5% and fees increased by 2.0%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $28,199.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $57,031 and for a four year degree to be $116,658. This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation, and books.
The following chart shows estimated future tuition and fees including residency based reductions for undergraduate students at TCNJ.
Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At many colleges students will wind up paying a larger price for their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.
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