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:
students admitted to the class—the most ever at the College
average SAT score (math and verbal combined) for generally admitted students
were varsity athletes in high school (267 were team captains)
actively engaged in community service
in the top five percent of their high school’s graduating class
scored 1400+ on their SATs
children of TCNJ alumni
scored 1500+ on their SATs
were their high school’s valedictorian
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.
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.