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TCNJ SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into The College of New Jersey

Average Score and SAT Requirements

The College of New Jersey is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1230

The average composite SAT score for admitted The College of New Jersey freshman is 1230 out of 1600. TCNJ students have the 198th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1230 is in the 80th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1140 to 1320

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1140 to 1320. The 75th percentile score is 1320 while the 25th percentile score is 1140.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by TCNJ but we estimate it to be around a 1050 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 620

The average score for TCNJ students on the math portion of the SAT is 620 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 570 and the 75th percentile score 670.

Average SAT Reading Score 610

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 570 to 650 and the average score for The College of New Jersey students is 610.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

87 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to The College of New Jersey

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at The College of New Jersey based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 51.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.29.

Can I get into TCNJ with a 1320 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1320 or higher is very competitive at TCNJ and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 66% or higher.

Can I get into TCNJ with a 1230 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1230 to 1310 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 51% to 65%.

Can I get into TCNJ with a 1140 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1140 to 1220 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 35% to 49% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into TCNJ with a 1050 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1050 to 1130 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 34% chance of admission to TCNJ. SAT scores below 1050 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to The College of New Jersey by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 94%
1590 93%
1580 93%
1570 92%
1560 92%
1550 91%
1540 90%
1530 90%
1520 89%
1510 88%
1500 88%
1490 87%
1480 86%
1470 85%
1460 84%
1450 83%
1440 82%
1430 81%
1420 80%
1410 79%
1400 78%
1390 77%
1380 75%
1370 74%
1360 72%
1350 71%
1340 70%
1330 68%
1320 66%
1310 65%
1300 63%
1290 61%
1280 60%
1270 58%
1260 56%
1250 55%
1240 53%
1230 51%
1220 49%
1210 47%
1200 46%
1190 44%
1180 42%
1170 40%
1160 39%
1150 37%
1140 35%
1130 34%
1120 32%
1110 31%
1100 29%
1090 28%
1080 26%
1070 25%
1060 24%
1050 22%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187134 IPEDS survey data for The College of New Jersey.