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Reviews 1160 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Junior

Athletics: Football team sucks, no one goes to the games

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love TCNJ, the education program is like no other

5 College Junior

Academics: With a student-faculty ratio of 13-1, professors are able to assist students frequently. They are caring, helpful and want to see every student succeed.

5 College Junior

Diversity: TCNJ accepts all students and values their life choice.

3 College Senior

Diversity: Many people describe TCNJ as a whitewashed campus with little diversity compared to other schools, and I would agree

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: There is a strict code if caught, but that does not sway students from participating. Being part of the "party floor" freshman year while not being too keen on partying left me feeling left out on many occasions

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I have absolutely wonderful professors who were more than knowledgeable. My small class sizes led to a more enriched learning environment and personal relationship with professors, which added to my success as a student. I thoroughly enjoyed all of my courses, especially those for my major

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: While music education is a harder field to get a job in right after graduation, TCNJ has a high placement rate and I am not too worried, especially since TCNJ has such a good reputation for teaching

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I always feel safe. Campus police are always around and easily accessible

4 College Senior

Campus Housing: In terms of cost compared to off campus, it is priced too high. The welcome week experience is good socially for freshman, but in my own experience the friendships I made that year did not last. Housing was not cleanly in the towers, and the lack of airconditioning in most of the dorms makes for a terrible first and last month of the college year. Best options are eickhoff, apartments, and new res. Worst options are Cromwell and ABE. The housing lottery is stressful, but easy. Living on campus makes getting to class convenient

3 College Senior

Greek Life: I was turned off by the possibility of rejection and disappointment of Greek life and so I shy-ed away from it. It seems to be only one type of person is involved in Greek life

3 College Senior

Athletics: To be honest, sports are not a huge part of the community. I have never been to a football game, and the only involved game of the year is the homecoming game, which even then is not so well attended. There is school spirit, but not in terms of athletics. I don't know anything else about the athletics on campus - they are not well advertised

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: My school has a wonderful campus and a wonderful community, especially within my major. Working with other music majors allowed me to have a close knit community to lean on through the stress of college. The size of my major made classes small and intimate, allowing me to have a personal relationship with each of my professors. It is because of my major and school that I want to continue onto grad school in order to learn more in my field.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Teachers are primarily great, small more intimate classes, registration is horrible! Large variety of classes and the curriculum requires students to have diverse array of classes completed before graduation

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: TCNJ alum are frequently requested, especially in the major of Nursing. There is something about the quality of the education that is a known fact around the area and with prospective employers

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: The facilities are available to students, but stigma still prevents many from speaking up for fear of consequences

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Rooms are decent size, clean, and they provide much of the furniture you need. I had a corner room this year with no room across from me which was great-- only one set of neighbors to worry about!

3 College Junior

Athletics: D3, so not as equipped or as good as D1. New on campus gym exclusive to students is very up to date and useful. The old gym was primarily accessible ONLY to varsity sports students-- no other students were allowed which was inconvenient, especially since that equipment was better quality.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Hands down the best choice. Small classes are more intimate and you feel like more than just a student-- the professors actually know you by name and care about your success. Mentality is key-- if you are party/Greek life oriented, you may be adversely affected in the class room. But if you are study-oriented, you'll succeed with flying colors. Wouldn't choose any other college or campus!

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There aren't many parties during the week but there are on the weekends. Joining greek life will enhance your party experience greatly.

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3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There aren't many parties during the week but there are on weekends however you need to be in a club or greek life to get into most of them.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: Academics are challenging but attainable. You really need to make sure you stay on top of your stuff to get the grades you want.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Nobody is really judged on their beliefs and all beliefs are respected

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Campus police don't really pay too much attention to drug use but CA's and RA's do crack down and kids do get caught ocassionally.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The class sizes are fairly small which creates a better learning environment and better for professors to get to know their students.

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Success at TCNJ is a matter of personal motivation and work. Thus, it is appropriate to say that a student gets what he or she makes of it. There are excellent professors at TCNJ, abundant resources, and a student-centered atmosphere ripe for the picking. Opportunities to study abroad, great lab materials, and helpful advisers among other things make TCNJ stand out as a top school in the state of New Jersey. While it is mainly academic- and achievement-oriented, TCNJ offers plenty of opportunities for networking and socialization.

The school's curriculum and comprehensive, student-focused professorial approach not only gives students the information they need, but it also helps them develop expanded skills to digest important information and engage in a dialogue. The information in classes is engaging and important to the student's life—not just a matter of memorization. This conceptual understanding is underlined by the emphasis on students pushing hard and learning topics on their own, in addition to classwork. While each college caters to a personality, any student can adapt to the TCNJ ethic. The school's style of education helps tremendously and allows for new perspectives on matters in life. It is truly not just an academic experience, but one of maturation and character development.

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