The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is an official affiliate university and School of Record (SOR) for the ESC programs. Students enrolling through TCNJ will receive AACSB-accredited credit which is important for universities which require their study abroad students to study in programs connected to an AACSB-accredited institution.
16 credits (or 4 units*) can be earned through TCNJ for the ESC semester program.
* TCNJ courses are measured in “units.” Each unit is worth four “credits,” as most US institutions measure their courses in credits, or “credit hours.”
TCNJ Center for Global Engagement
111 Green Hall
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628
Details about how to apply through TCNJ can be found here: www.tcnj.edu/heidelberg
About the university
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton Review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter – an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.
The College of New Jersey is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education as well as by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).