Class of 2014 by the numbers

Class of 2014 by the numbers

The College received its largest ever number of applications for first-year admission—9,936, which represents a 7.5 percent increase over last year—while witnessing an increase in the qualitative measures (both in SATs and in class rank) of its applicants. Here is a quick “by the numbers” overview of this year’s freshman class:

1,421

students admitted to the class—the most ever at the College

1277

average SAT score (math and verbal combined) for generally admitted students

710

were varsity athletes in high school (267 were team captains)

508

actively engaged in community service

325

in the top five percent of their high school’s graduating class

148

scored 1400+ on their SATs

61

children of TCNJ alumni

37

scored 1500+ on their SATs

24

were their high school’s valedictorian

15

languages spoken by Class of 2014 members, including Korean, Arabic, German, Hindi, Portugese, Japanese, Spanish, and French

Click on any of the links below to meet some of TCNJ’s newest students:

Remy Friedman is enrolled in TCNJ’s Seven Year Medical Program and is from Atlantic Beach, New York. Remy participated in research during high school at the College of Staten Island regarding infants in their developmental stages.

Cara Esposito is from Warren, NJ and an Open Options major at TCNJ. She’s a prolific dancer, proficient in ballet, tap, hip hop, and modern dancing. In addition to choreographing her own routines, Cara has also danced with the Moscow ballet in a performance of the Nutcracker.

Stephen Tarnowski is a biology major from Wildwood Crest, NJ. He attended high school on Ramstein Air Base in Germany, and is a member of TCNJ’s Men’s Swimming Team.

Gayatri Oruganti is a sociology and international studies double major is from Freehold, NJ. In 2008, she participated in the breaking of the Guinness World Record for the most kuchipudi dancing at once. She is also part of the Bonner Scholars program.

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