Enjoy undivided attention from the respected faculty of the School of Science, a research-intensive community centered on undergraduates. With no graduate students, we focus fully on close mentorship of undergraduates across all areas of study. Our faculty—top scientists and mathematicians leading active research teams—chose TCNJ for the opportunity to guide the next generation of scientific pioneers.
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Search for life’s secrets, in single cells, and across entire ecosystems, in this research-directed program. From lab-based courses to independent research projects, students collaborate with faculty mentors in a quest for new knowledge. With a broad curriculum, well-equipped labs, and a faculty of wide-ranging expertise, we can accommodate the academic interests and goals of nearly any student.
Culture of Investigation
Even our courses and labs revolve around research, challenging students to analyze and solve problems.
Work with faculty mentors, developing theoretical knowledge and practical skills in chemistry using state-of-the-art instrumentation. Seminars, research opportunities, and multiple degree options and specializations allow an education tailored to your goals. Rigorous yet supportive programs, designed to the standards of the American Chemical Society, are a solid foundation for careers or graduate study.
Computer science at TCNJ is hands on, team based, and project centered—just like the real world. Take courses in exciting fields—artificial intelligence, computational biology, cloud computing—while collaborating across disciplines to solve real problems. Our curriculum is continually revised to track the latest advances and technologies, ensuring graduates are well prepared for today’s challenges.
Mathematics and Statistics
Shape your aptitude into expertise, learning to analyze and solve problems using numbers and data. It’s a skillset increasingly valued in a high-tech world. We offer specializations across the mathematical sciences and mathematics education, allowing you to tailor your studies to your goals. Ours is a community of close camaraderie and intellectual inquiry, nurtured by students and faculty alike.
Unravel the laws and forces that govern the entire universe. Start with physics fundamentals before focusing on the area that most fascinates you: astrophysics, geophysics, biomedical physics, physics education, and more. Working closely with faculty mentors, students develop the kind of high-order skills—problem solving, conceptual thinking, teamwork—needed for success in many careers.
Close Contact Classes
Small, lab-based courses give you lots of contact with both professors and high-tech instrumentation.
Not Just for Physicists
Who else holds a physics degree? Lawyers, doctors, journalists, engineers, teachers, executives—and more!