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Think about the kind of life you want when you’re on the verge of leaving us. (We’ll return to the years in between soon enough.) Do you see yourself heading straight into a career, or is graduate school an absolute certainty? Don’t answer yet. We can put you on a well-traveled TCNJ path — wherever you want to go.

TCNJ alumni succeed Hi Demand 98% of TCNJ alumni had a job or were enrolled in graduate school within one year of graduation.1 TCNJ alumni also net the highest annual median salary among New Jersey public comprehensive college graduates 10 years after graduation.2 Featured: Tim Olsen is racing to produce stem cells for medical research. College Scorecard 2 Class of 2018 First-Year Out Survey 1

Feast your eyes on our grads’ great lives

Impressive employers: Amazon AT&T Bank of America BlackRock Bloomberg EY Facebook Johnson & Johnson JPMorgan Chase KPMG Lockheed Martin L’Oréal Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Mindshare Naval Air Systems Command Penn Medicine Princeton Health PwC St. Barnabas Medical Center School districts across New Jersey Teach Across America

Career-launching graduate schools: Brown Chicago Columbia Cornell Harvard Johns Hopkins London School of Economics NYU Penn Princeton Rutgers TCNJ University of Virginia Yale

Alexis Bell '19
Analyst Trainee, State of New Jersey, Department of the Treasury, Division of Purchase and Property
Folake Ayiloge '16
Production coordinator, NBCUniversal
Christopher Blakeley '19
Assistant Civil Engineer, WSP USA
Jacob Camins-Esakov '16
Treasury associate, Goldman Sachs
Julia Heidler '19
Registered Nurse, Cleveland Clinic
Monica Nadolna '19
Customer Development Leadership Development Program (CDLDP), Johnson & Johnson
Shirley Wang '17
PhD candidate, Psychology, Harvard University

Slide Aaron Conyer Hi Potential Facts: Aaron Conyer is a philosophy major. He’s also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious honor society. But Conyer’s true superpower may be knocking out a 50-page paper on the 2010 Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform Act for business professor Nancy Lasher. “She’s amazing,” he says. “If you can inspire me to write a 50-page paper outside my major, that’s phenomenal.” He’ll graduate with a minor in business, foreshadowing his plans for a combination JD/ MBA degree. TCNJ Student, Arron Conyer

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With 75 percent of new TCNJ alumni heading for employment and the rest to graduate school, preparation starts early. (Because internships.) Our Career Center views the process as an ongoing face-to-face collaboration among students and alumni, employers, and key representatives in postgraduate education. The vast majority of our most recent graduates said their career or graduate school on-ramping was “above average or excellent.”

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Succeed at TCNJ Hi Value If a medium-sized, public college is what you seek, TCNJ is your No. 1 choice, says Money’s Best Colleges for Your Money 2018–2019. Why? Given a higher average alumni salary and higher on-time graduation rates than its peers, “The College of New Jersey is a public school that easily could be confused for a private one.” We are in complete agreement. Value Comparison Tool

On-time graduation means more years to grow your salary

Graduating in four years is far from a given. A public college, TCNJ ranks seventh in the nation for students who do, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The end result is you and/or your parents spend less on extra tuition and living expenses — and your paychecks start arriving sooner.

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In New Jersey, TCNJ has the highest percentage of undergraduate alumni earning PhDs after Princeton. Number crunch Florida
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73% of alumni completed at least 1 internship The company we keep
When it comes to public institutions achieving high six-year graduation rates, TCNJ stands with these national names: $48K–$65K Annual salary range

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