Passaic County Community College: Review & Facts

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Passaic County Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 9,785 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1971 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Paterson, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
At Passaic County Community College you can receive your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Passaic County Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Business, Social Work, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
Passaic County Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (below New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Passaic County Community College is very low - 14%. About 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Passaic County Community College is reasonable -- 22:1. Find out more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,200
Average tuition prices are low, about $6,200 per year. The additional fees at Passaic County Community College beyond tuition are roughly $1,000; which makes it a total of $7,200 per year.

Read the details about Passaic County Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Passaic County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (973) 684-6800 or check Passaic County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Passaic County Community College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Passaic County Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Passaic County Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Passaic County Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Passaic County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Passaic County Community College, One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179, USA
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