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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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College of New Jersey (Ewing, NJ)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 93%
Applicants who took ACT: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 40%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 9%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 49%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Math score 700+: 15%
SAT I Math score 600+: 64%
ACT score 24-29: 62%
ACT score 30-36: 19%
ACT score 24+: 81%
Students applied: 10,937
Students admitted: 5,356
Admission rate: 49%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 73%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,743
Full-time enrolled men: 2,773
Full-time enrolled women: 3,709
Part-time enrolled men: 95
Part-time enrolled women: 166
Freshmen retained: 93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $10,879
Fees (in state): $4,577
Tuition (out of state): $21,810
Fees (out of state): $4,577
Room and board: $12,498
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $29,154
Total cost (out of state): $40,085
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,080
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$23,824
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$28,011
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,755
Average debt at graduation: $33,635

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 46%
Average need-based aid: $12,074
Average non-need-based aid: $5,330

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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