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National Acclaim

Princeton Review Best Colleges

Princeton Review asked 143,000 students at 381 colleges and universities across the country what they thought of their school on a range of topics. In addition to being named a “Best College,” TCNJ placed on a number of its lists:

  • #6 in the nation based on overall student satisfaction
  • #7 for having the most beautiful campus
  • #12 for best career services
  • #13 for happiest students
  • #15 for best health services
  • #19 for how well different types of students (backgrounds, ethnicities) interact at our school.

Washington Monthly ranks TCNJ 13th among all masters-level colleges and universities nationwide

The magazine’s unique rankings are based on three key criteria: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

Money Magazine’s Best Colleges 2016-2017

Money Magazine’s college ranking considers quality, affordability and outcomes. Among 705 colleges and universities, Money ranks TCNJ 94 nationally. It is the top public institution in New Jersey.

Money Magazine: TCNJ “most likely to pay off financially”

According to a new report by Money magazine, TCNJ is one of 20 public colleges nationwide—and one of only two in the state—that are “most likely to pay off financially.”

U.S. News ranks TCNJ #1 for 2015-16

The College of New Jersey once again is the top public college in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Regional Universities (North).

TCNJ remains a Princeton Review “Best Value” for 2015

The College of New Jersey remains a top contender in the search for affordable education with its induction in the Princeton Review’s Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In–2015 Edition.

TCNJ featured in 2016 Fiske Guide to Colleges

The College of New Jersey has again been selected as one of the best and most interesting schools in the 2016 updated edition of the bestselling college guide book, Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Money Magazine’s Best Colleges 2015-2016

Money Magazine’s college ranking considers quality, affordability and outcomes. Among 736 colleges and universities nationally, Money ranks TCNJ 71.

Money Magazine’s 25 Public Colleges Where Students Graduate the Fastest

TCNJ ranks #6 and is the only New Jersey school on the list.

Kiplinger’s ranks TCNJ #1 Best Value Public College in New Jersey

The College of New Jersey is ranked 31st nationally in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s list of the best values in public higher education. TCNJ is regarded as an even better value for out-of-state students, ranking 21st nationally in that category.

BloombergBusiness ranks TCNJ #63 on top undergraduate business programs

Princeton Review names TCNJ one of America’s most environmentally-responsible colleges

The College of New Jersey is one of the most environmentally-responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.